How Much Does It Cost to Invest in Real Estate?

That is another great question.  And like most of the articles I’ve written about real estate there isn’t a simple answer I can give you for it, but I’ll attempt to run down as much information as I can think … Continue reading

How do I evict a tenant?

I’m going to start this off by saying first and foremost evicting a tenant should always be a last resort. The court system is notoriously slow, inefficient, and depending on your location can be anything from inconvenient to really unfair … Continue reading

How do I screen and select a good tenant?

This is a great subject, and I’m glad you’re asking this question, because it’s incredibly important to the overall success of your rental property. Obviously your tenant is the source of a lot of things, some good, and some potentially … Continue reading

INCREASE your ROI by using a Property Manager

I know what you’re thinking, the title sounds ridiculous right?  10 years ago I would have agreed with you that property managers COST money, they don’t make you MORE money!  Since then I’ve learned a lot about rental properties, and … Continue reading

What’s the best way to finance my rental properties?

One of the biggest factors in the return on your investment is the way your properties are financed.  Levered (or financed) properties *almost always* deliver a higher rate of return than unlevered (paid off) properties do.  Here is an illustration … Continue reading