March 2014

Not All Advice Is Created Equal

March 31, 2014

It can be very overwhelming if you are just starting out in the real estate business. There are numerous terms to get accustomed to in addition to others telling you how to approach things. While almost all of the advice you receive is well intentioned, not all of it is good advice for your particular […]

Not Every DIY Project Is Created Equal

March 24, 2014

Everybody is always trying to save a buck. It is the human nature of people to try to get the best deal possible and to save money wherever you can. In real estate you can haggle with commissions or negotiate with your contractors to get the lowest price. One of the other areas where investors […]

Are You Ready To Become A Landlord?

March 17, 2014

The idea of having someone else pay down your mortgage or provide you with positive cash flow every month is a very appealing one. That being said, the role of a landlord is not for everyone. The thought of going to your mailbox every month and getting a rent check is nice, but there is […]

Investors: Dealing With Angry Callers

March 10, 2014

Every time you do a mailing, you expose yourself to scrutiny. If your mailing is to distressed homeowners, you have to understand that you are reaching them at a low point in their lives. Additionally, depending on where they are with their delinquency they may have been received calls and letters for months almost every […]

Prioritize the Improvements In Your Investment

March 3, 2014

Sometimes your property or unit is what it is. You can make some minor tweaks, but there may not be enough space to make the wholesale changes you desire. If that is the case, you can still make your rental stand out by improving certain items to the interior. Instead of focusing on what your […]