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Pet-Friendly Rentals – Yes or No?

During the COVID-19 pandemic, more Americans than ever adopted pets, with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals estimating 23 million American households added new furry friends to their households in the last few years. What does that mean for you as a rental property owner? There may be a huge market of renters you’re not reaching if you… Read more →

Rehab, Renovate or Remodel?

Is there a difference between Rehab, Renovate, and Remodel?     Do you know the difference between rehab, renovate, and remodel? More importantly, do you know when each term applies? While they’re all terms that get thrown around in the building world, it’s easy to use them interchangeably. But in a real sense, they are different. This article will help… Read more →

Home Upgrades to Increase Property Value

7 Property Upgrades That will add Value in Today’s Housing Market   Many homeowners choose to make updates or repairs to increase the value of their property. It’s important to remember that the norms for home upgrades may have changed since the market crashed in a tough housing market. A few home upgrades consistently generate a high return on investment… Read more →

Raising Tenant Standards

How to Raise Tenant Standards That Don’t Violate Fair Housing Laws     If you’re a rental property owner who wants to increase the quality of your tenants, you may be wondering what steps you can take. It helps to weed out applicants who are likely to be unreliable in terms of rent payments. It’s important to remember that you… Read more →

Pool? What You Should Consider

 Things to Consider Before Buying an Investment Property with a Pool     Buying a house with a swimming pool can be thrilling because it has various benefits. Sunbathing at the poolside, tasty summer BBQs, and family gatherings are things you can do at the pool. But, it is also important for you to consider the following 3 factors when… Read more →

Fixer Upper Deal Breakers

3 Deal Breakers When Considering a Fixer-Upper   Buying a house that isn’t move-in-ready to renovate can have various advantages. You can get an affordable property requiring little work before flipping or renting it. You may use your construction skills to fix this building, which can be more helpful than finding a complete one or building from scratch. However, some… Read more →

Home Upgrades

5 Things You Must Know Before Upgrading Your Home     If you’re like most people, you probably want to focus on flipping or upgrading houses that are in move-in-ready condition. However, sometimes it can be challenging to find a property that meets all of your criteria. It is especially true if you’re looking for rental property investment. That’s why… Read more →

Reducing Property Holdings

4 Ways to Reduce Your Rental Property Holdings In 2022   It’s been a great run, but now it might be time to think about reducing your rental property holdings. Why? Changing mortgage interest rates and low inventory for houses make it increasingly difficult to sell properties at a price that will cover your costs. If you’re nearing retirement or… Read more →

Pets? Pros and Cons

Pets in Your Properties? Here are the Pros and Cons.     Renting to pet owners might make you wince, but it’s not as bad as you think. Most of the stories we hear come from horrible experiences, not from the general trend of clean, respectable, and rule-abiding renters. There are several advantages to renting to pet owners that outweigh… Read more →

Costs and Mortgage Integration

Is It Possible to Include the Cost of Repairs and Improvements in Your Mortgage?     The cost of renovating a fixer-upper may rapidly mount. Things might get tight if you’ve already put down a considerable amount of money for the down payment and closing charges. Even if you’re a cash-rich investor, leverage is crucial. Less out-of-pocket spending is typically… Read more →