5 Ways to Boost the Security of Your Rental Property With Tech



As a property owner and manager, keeping your rental property secure is crucial not only for your tenants’ safety but also for the reputation of your property. Even if property damage is minimal in the event of a crime or a weather-related disaster, your tenants’ lost faith in the security of your property could come […]

Real Estate Investing in 2021 is About Basics with a COVID Twist



Back in March of this year, the real estate market looked to be headed into a steep decline as COVID-19 began to spread. The pandemic has certainly affected every industry but somewhat surprisingly, real estate has weathered the tough economy remarkably well. Rather than seeing an epic decline in real estate values, 2020 achieved unexpected […]

Ask Brian: Why Do Some Real Estate Investors Succeed and Others Fail?



Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to askbrian@realtybiznews.com. Question from Marty from TX: Hello Brian, I just received a court settlement and real estate investing has always fascinated me. Still, […]

Best Upgrades for Your Rental Property



A beautiful, well-maintained property is paramount to securing a potential renter. If you’re searching for high-quality renters, there are a few simple ways you can attract them. Here are some of the best upgrades for your rental property. By making these changes, your property is sure to catch people’s attention. Upgrade Amenities Upgrading to high-quality, […]

How To Ensure a Perfect Rental Experience for Your Tenants



Looking for tenants can be stressful, but so is looking for a new place to rent. Property owners who put extra effort into welcoming new tenants and responding to their concerns will come out on top in online reviews. With experience and the right property management, property owners soon learn how to ensure a perfect […]

8 Basic Steps to Becoming a First Time Landlord



Becoming a landlord is one of the easiest ways to invest in real estate. If you have a little extra money, property prices in your area are low, and rent rates are profitable, now may be the time to invest in real estate to generate additional monthly income. During these trying times of COVID-19, the […]

10 Property Management Tips For Landlords



Whether you’re a seasoned real estate professional, or new to the industry, whether you’re using a rental as a primary form of income, or simply a passive revenue stream, property management is a serious business and should be treated as such. It can, however, be difficult to start out—especially when you have no clear direction […]

8 Hospitality Tips for Successfully Renting Out Your Beach House



If your tenants are happy, they’ll come back, saving you the hassle of having to find new renters every year. It doesn’t take much to make your renters feel like guests in your home. There are many things to consider before buying an investment property but once you’ve made the purchase your number one goal is to […]

What the End of Rent Moratoriums and the Coming Evictions Could Mean to Landlords, Renters, and All of Us



On July 25, the federal moratorium on evictions ended. There are also state and local moratoriums with various ending dates. There were at least 25 states with moratoriums. The $600 a week unemployment premium ended on July 31 with tens of millions of Americans remaining without a paycheck. The writing on the wall couldn’t be […]

Should You Sell Your House or Rent It Out?



If you’re a homeowner who is considering moving to a new area or has simply outgrown your current house, you have a large decision to make: should you sell your house or rent it out? Each option has various benefits as well as drawbacks. To make the decision that is right for you, carefully consider […]