The DC Housing Market: 7 of the Greatest Places to Invest



There are many great places in Washington, DC when it comes to investing in real estate. You can learn more about the DC housing market here. Washington DC is home to a lot of amazing things. From The White House to the Smithsonian Museums to countless restaurants, breweries, and entertainment venues, DC has it all.  […]

Tips for Today’s Landlords



It continues to be a great time for landlords. Monthly rents have been increasing for years, vacancies remain at historic lows, and a really big benefit for landlords is that the renters are paying down any loans you have on the property, while your equity continues appreciating every month. All is good! This makes now […]

What Are Different Types of Alternative Investments



Everyone wants to retire someday, and the best way to retire on time or early is to invest your money wisely. Thankfully, today there are thousands of different types of alternative investments out there. From rugs to gold, you can pick whatever you’re interested in today and turn it into an investment tomorrow! We’d like […]

Lord of the Lawn: 5 Lawn Care and Landscaping Tips for Landlords



When you rent a property with an adjoining lawn, who is responsible for mowing it, you or your tenant? What about aerating, dethatching, and fertilizing it? What about landscaping for multi-family properties? What do you do when tenants want to put in a vegetable patch or flower garden? How can you minimize dog damage when […]

How Rental Properties Change the Math of Retirement Income



When your passive income from investments can cover your monthly living expenses, you reach financial independence. In other words, working becomes optional. While the FIRE (financial independence, retire early) movement has its share of critics, the simple fact is that anyone can retire early. It takes a high savings rate of course – you can’t […]

A Basic 3 Minute Single Family Rental Investment Analysis



You’re probably familiar with the 80/20 rule also known as the “Pareto’s Principle.” The 80/20 rule is a general rule that basically means there is not an equal relationship between your efforts and your results. The principle states that 20% of your effort is responsible for 80% of your results. That’s not particularly a good […]

What Type of Investment Property Loan Is Right for You



Investing in property can help you generate an ongoing, passive, and steady income. Plus, it is also a worthwhile long-term investment, assuming its value increases over time. Therefore, many investors decide to purchase investment properties as part of their wealth-generating strategies. Sounds great, right? If you’ve decided that investing in property is right for you, […]

How To Get Your Home Rented Faster



The percentage of householders who rent their homes rose from 31.2 percent in 2006 to 36.6 percent in 2016, indicating a growing supply of rental homes in the US market, according to Census Bureau housing data. If you have a rental home, this is bad news, as it means that you have to compete with more […]

How To Get Your Home Rented Faster



The percentage of householders who rent their homes rose from 31.2 percent in 2006 to 36.6 percent in 2016, indicating a growing supply of rental homes in the US market, according to Census Bureau housing data. If you have a rental home, this is bad news, as it means that you have to compete with more […]

New Silver A New Era of Real Estate Lending



New Silver, a hard money lender located in West Hartford, Connecticut that specializes in providing lending to real estate entrepreneurs