Beyond Rental Yield: How to Know, "Is This Property Worth It?"
"Rental yield" is a fairly well-known concept in discerning whether or not a property is worth investing in -- but it's only the beginning. Learn more here!
Should I Turn My Home Into a Rental Property?
Moving is always stressful, regardless of the reason you must do it. Whether you are facing a layoff and are in search of a new job opportunity, wish to move closer to family, or are
5 Ways to Eviction-Proof Your Rental Property
Most landlords fear evictions because of the unknown: How much will it cost? How long will it take?
How to Protect Your Rentals Against Tenant Abuse
Even with a property manager, your properties are still at risk of damage from tenants. Learn from my story and get tips on how to protect your assets here!
Should Landlords Allow Dogs in Rental Properties?
I got a call on Sunday from my favourite tenant. She’s been living in one of my investment properties for nearly four years, and has been nothing but a pleasu
3 Rental Property Expenses Investors Should Anticipate
It's easy to get excited about the cash flow that's possible through rental property investing -- but don't forget to figure in these expenses!
Tips for Preparing a Rental Home for New Tenants
Owning a second home and renting it out is a great way to capitalize on your investment and bring in extra income every month. Many rental home owners end up purchasing multiple properties in order…
6 Tips to Craft a Highly Coveted Rental
What's the intersection of higher profits and property upgrades? What upgrades will create a return? Here's how to evaluate upgrades for your rental unit.
The Top 5 Ways to Make More Money on Your Rental Properties
Are you making ALL of the money you could possibly make in your rental property? If you cannot confidently answer yes, then you need to read this today!
9 Essential Items to review when Tenant Screening for Rentals
Selecting the best tenants for your property ensures long-term placement, solid income, reduced property damage, and fewer headaches. The process of choosing quality tenants is fairly simple, making it a worthwhile step to complete before renting your property. Most landlords require the completion of a rental application for all prospective tenants. You should require this application as well. When screening tenants for occupancy at your rental…
Why Owning Rentals Is Like Your New Years Resolution
Here we are January 5th already. Five days in with 359 days to go before the next year. Which brings up the question, what are you going to accomplish?
3 Important Things to Understand before Buying a Rental Property
Another way of earning through real estate is by acquiring a rental property. Though it is quite a challenging task compared to just buying a home, it still be worth a try.
4 Ways to Better Accommodate Elderly Tenants in Your Rentals
There’s a lot of info online about renting to Millennials, but do you know what to do when it comes to elderly tenants?
5 Basic Questions About Documenting Rental Property Condition
Landlords should always document the condition of their rental property. Here are the basics of how, when, why and what to look for.
The 4 Main Risks of Owning Rental Properties (& How to Mitigate Them!)
Investing in anything, including real estate, inherently has risks. But don't let those risks paralyze you. Instead, learn about them -- and mitigate them.
7 Budget-Friendly Ways to Dramatically Enhance Your Rental Property
Want to find tenants for your rental fast? Then be sure your property is in tip-top shape! It doesn't require a lot of money; just follow these clever tips.
The Step-by-Step Guide to Buying Your First Rental Property
Buying your first rental property can be exciting, confusing, and intimidating. To make the whole process less overwhelming, here’s a step-by-step overview.
The 7 Vital Steps to Buying a Single Family Rental House
Want to start building wealth in real estate? You'll need to begin by getting that very first rental property under your belt. Learn EXACTLY how here!
Things I Wish I Knew Before I Bought My First Rental Property
It is always kind of fun though to look back and think what you would have done had you had the knowledge you have now. Hindsight is of course 20/20, but what would I change if I could go back in time? What do I wish I knew then that I know now, before I bought my first rental property?
What Should I Do If My Tenant Breaks the Lease on My Rental Property?
Having a tenant break a lease can be a stressful experience. But by writing your lease agreement carefully, you may be able to head off problems before they ever arise. Breaking the lease usually means that a tenant has vacated a property before the term of the lease has expired. For example, if your tenant has a one-year lease, and they leave after nine months, this would be considered breaking the lease. Other issues, such as failure to follow the terms of a…