Many of you have heard all of the stories in the media about terrible tenants. The media likes to sometimes sensationalize these stories, however what you never seem to hear stories are the stories about great tenants who take great care of our properties.  Wouldn’t you like to be part of that story? Us too,…

Read More

Over the past few years I’ve had the opportunity to speak to a number of people either looking to start their journey in real estate investing or have bought a few properties of their own with some success. The conversation tends to go the same way with the same questions being asked, however, the same…

Read More

Whether it’s on the sales side or the property management side, at least once a month we are asked by an investor or a client about tankless water heaters. Tankless, also known as on-demand or instantaneous water heaters, have many benefits over a traditional tank-style water heater. However, they also have some limitations and drawbacks…

Read More

Ah, Valentine’s Day,  what some might dub as the Hallmark Holiday. Well, is it? Maybe? You already know if your valentine appreciates your sense of humor, and if they do, don’t be afraid to be funny when sending messages with your If you find yourself struggling on what to write to your valentine, do what…

Read More

Having a good set of photos should be the key to your tenant placement strategy. It’s no secret that good photography will allow you to grab your target tenant’s attention and also help to eliminate potential renters who don’t fit within your criteria.  Good photography will make or break your property and will either attract…

Read More

You’ve just listed your very first rental property for rent and now you start to get the email inquiries. Excitement, fear, apprehension. Maybe even not knowing what to do. Guess what, that’s normal. You’ve come to the right place. Like you, I started out just the same way, I was maybe a few steps ahead…

Read More

I get asked all the time by many new investors – should I buy a student rental? My answer is always the same, well, it depends – man, do I ever sound like a lawyer. Student rentals are not for everyone and many investors see the cash flow numbers and get sucked in by that.…

Read More

1.     Don’t rush when selecting tenants Picking the right tenants is the toughest but the most important part of the property management life cycle. Picking the right tenants will either make you or break you as an investor. You want to ensure you’re renting to responsible tenants is crucial to the success and long-term protection of…

Read More

2021, THANK GOD! 2020 was a brutal year, however it was also a year that was full of opportunity for some, while with others it caused pause, and perhaps even some fear.  No one could’ve predicted the COVID-19 pandemic that crippled our local, national and global economies but it wasn’t all bad news, so what…

Read More

It seems at least once a week our company is introduced to someone interested in getting started in real estate investing. Sometimes they’re younger and sometimes they’re older, but regardless of the demographic they are taking positive steps to build wealth through real estate, which is amazing to see. As both a realtor and a…

Read More