The Property Manager: a Real Estate Investor’s Secret Weapon



A property manager is a must-hire for any real estate investor’s peace of mind, no matter the size of the business. Whether you’ve got just one single-unit commercial property on the corner or a whole row of residential units, you’re going to need a skilled and experienced property manager on your side to keep things […]

GROUNDFLOOR, a crowdfunding lending platform, raises $4.2M in funding



Real estate lending platform GROUNDFLOOR recently raised an extra $4.2 million in funding, bring its total amount raised $6.2 million in the last two years.

Top Five Must-Listen Real Estate Podcasts



Everyone is impacted by real estate. You live in real estate, you work in real estate, you watch movies in real estate. Real estate is everywhere. If you work as a real estate agent, are thinking about investing in property, or you just want to own your own house, we think you will find value […]

Ethical Creative Real Estate Investing



There are rules to the road. Sometimes we call these laws and regulations but not always. The rules don’t tell you so much what to do but rather what not to do. That leaves the investment road wide open to creative ideas as long as you do it responsibly. The single largest hurdle regarding creative […]

Finding a Property Management App That Will Help Real Estate Professionals



A property management app is an absolute must if you’re a real estate professional. The problem, though, is that there are so many different apps out there that it can be difficult to find the right one for your realty business. Here are some great tips for finding the best one that fits your own needs. […]

Mobile Home Investing Isn’t Sexy



It’s not sexy cocktail hour conversation but there is good money to be made in the mobile home market. There are several ways to make money at the low end of the homeowners market

Finding Probate Houses for Investing



People own property. People owe taxes. People die. I don’t mean to be morbid but these are facts of life. Every investor is aware of and many specialize in one of these sources of investment properties: foreclosures,

6 Real Estate Investing Pitfalls to Avoid



Understanding these pitfalls will be most useful for beginning investors but even experienced investors benefit from an occasional reminder.

How to Get Your Investment Property Ready to be Rented Out



If you’ve got an investment property that you’d like to start renting out, there are a number of things you need to do to make sure it’s ready.

Landlord Best Practices for Rent Increases



As increased demand for apartments outpaces increases in supply, multifamily rental rates are increasing. Landlords should keep pace with the market. Landlords also need to increase rent regularly so that their revenue is adequate to cover increased costs. Yet no landlord wants an increase to cause an exodus of tenants. How a landlord communicates a […]

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