The 3 Tips On How To Be A Good Landlord

It is very hard to find good tenants these days, it seems. Every landlord at one point or another has a horror story about tenants that ruin properties or don’t pay their rent or both. If you are a new landlord then it is only a matter of time, it seems.  The thing is, it

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Ask Brian: Can My Landlord Add Fees Without Explaining Why?

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 [email protected] Question from Shaun in CO. Hello Brian, Right after I rented a house 5 months ago, my landlord started piling on fees

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7 important requirements before renting out your property

Landlords who are new to the game or those wishing to refresh their knowledge will know that there’s quite a bit of admin involved in being a landlord, and before renting out your property, it’s important to follow a few commandments. To help, we’ve put together this practical guide for landlords. Make sure the rental

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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

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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

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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

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Real Estate Investing Without Landlord Turmoil

Being a landlord is a great way to invest in real estate but it comes with a lot of hands-on work that not everyone wants to deal with. One hassle is the so-called “plugged toilet in the middle of the night.” But there are several other simple ways you can invest in real estate without

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New to the Property Rental Business Advice all New Landlords Should Follow

A lot of people dream of working for themselves – and by taking the plunge, investing in property and becoming a landlord, you could do just that. As with any sort of freedom, being a landlord does not come without its responsibilities – and there are a fair few of them at that. Becoming a

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The Step-By-Step Guide to Becoming a Landlord in Texas

Becoming a landlord in Texas can be a profitable venture, particularly if you own property in a larger city, such as Houston or Austin. With the median gross rent in the state coming in at just under $1,000 a month, and the occupancy rate more than 90 percent, properties don’t stay vacant for long. However,

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Landlord Bookkeeping Software: Unlocking Potential of Your Investment

Bookkeeping is a critical process for the success of your rental property business. It helps you take charge of factors contributing to your ROI. Such factors include cash flow, rental payments, tax issues, property management expenses, among others. As your real estate portfolio grows, you will need to upgrade your bookkeeping processes.  If you own

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