Mistakes New Investors Should Avoid with a Turnkey Rental Property



Turnkey rentals are one of the easiest ways to get into real estate investing. Turnkey rentals have high appeal to investors because of the passive income with a decent return on the investment. These are typically single-family houses or duplexes that are rented to long-term tenants. The investor purchases the rental, but it is operated […]

2021 Rental Trends



This past year and a half hasn’t been easy for most of us. In the tumultuous times that befell us in this time, almost every aspect of our lives has been upturned and completely restructured, leaving us scrambling to adapt at risk of being left behind. Our work lives were turned upside down, as were […]

Easy Property Improvements for New Landlords



Investing in a rental property provides one of the most stable forms of passive income available. But the only way to make income on rental properties is when there are paying tenants, in both the traditional rental market and vacation rental market. Many rental property owners spend a large amount of time thinking about and performing duties […]

7 Reasons Why Landlords Should Require Renters Insurance



As a landlord, you take steps to protect your investment. You make sure you protect yourself with good insurance policies, and take steps to minimize your liability. But there’s one additional step that you may want to consider having your tenants take as well –requiring them to have renters insurance. Renters insurance is a policy […]

Standardized Single-Family Rental Terms and Definitions



The National Rental Home Council (NRHC) has established “recommended best practices for defining, calculating, and reporting key financial and operational disclosure metrics for the single-family rental (SFR) industry.” Green Street Advisors’ Advisory and Consulting Group provided subject matter expertise and worked with NRHC members to develop standardized definitions and calculations of common disclosure metrics and […]

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 […]

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 […]