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

5 Reasons why property investors should be more interested in interior design



An increasingly dominant role within the property market is that of the interior designer. This is true across the entire real estate landscape, from building a successful career in design to joining teams of investors and developers.  Any experience in interior design is likely to to be warmly welcomed by the real estate sector. The […]

5 Signs You Need a New Property Management Company



A good property management company can save you money, give you peace of mind, and free up your valuable time, but if the company is terrible, they are going to cost you money and time. Without proper management, your property will sit on the market for a long time, or you get a terrible tenant […]

Evolving News on the Single-Family Rental Market



Good news for rental investors but bad news for all of the people needing inexpensive housing. It’s well established that purchasing a starter home remains out of reach for many people. The news isn’t much better for tenants in the single-family rental market that has been experiencing dramatically low vacancy rates for a decade that […]