Author: Michael Leafer

Tips for Choosing the Right Neighborhood for Your Rental Property

  Whether you’re looking to purchase your first rental property or hoping to add to your investment portfolio, choosing the best property in the right location is crucial to your success. Let’s take a look at the top five tips for choosing the right neighborhood for your rental property. Find out About Nearby Schools The neighborhood you choose can have a… Read more →

Why you Need to Insulate Your Home

  Seasonal changes can cause home temperatures to dramatically increase or decrease without proper insulation or weatherization. While the amount of energy to ventilate, heat or cool dwellings throughout America consumes 13% of the Nation’s use yearly use. Poor insulation in attics and rooms, and even basements and garages can lead to higher heating and air conditioning expenses you can avoid by better safeguarding… Read more →

Rules for Selecting Tenants

  Looking for new tenants at your residential rental property? If so, then of course you want to find tenants who are reliable and responsible. As you screen your applicants, there are a few key “rules” worth following to ensure you end up with the right tenants for your rental. 1. Follow Fair Housing Laws Above all else, be aware… Read more →

How Much Does Landscaping Matter?

It’s undoubted that the landscaping that is done to a property and the property’s curb appeal will play a significant role in the amount of money that a landlord get from a tenant in terms of what they are willing to pay for rent. Curb appeal means a lot and the cliche “first impressions are everything” couldn’t ring truer. The… Read more →