Category: Property Management

Landlords: You Need to Invest in These Upgrades Now

September 22nd, 2014
When you own income-producing rental property, it’s important to attract renters and keep tenants happy without sinking a small fortune into luxurious upgrades that won’t get you much return on investment. On the other hand, not taking care of your …Read more  »

Welcome to the Rental Boom!  [infographic]

March 25th, 2014
Landlords have enjoyed the upper hand since the housing crisis as increased interest from renters coincided with little new supply of rental units.  Rising mortgage rates, tighter borrowing requirements and higher home prices have taken many people out of the …Read more  »

One-Year Rent Guarantee – Too Good to be True?

May 2nd, 2013
Earlier this year Norada Real Estate added a One-Year Rent Guarantee as part of every investment property purchased through their network. The response by investors has been very positive and overwhelming. A few people made the comment that it sounded, …Read more  »

My Tenant Stopped Paying the Rent – What Can I Do?

February 11th, 2013
Non-payment of rent is a serious problem. It is one of those predicaments that places the landlord in a difficult situation. Moral and ethical values are often challenged by the need to collect the rent. If your only two choices …Read more  »

5 Tips for New Landlords

June 4th, 2012
The constant fluctuations of the housing market can mean many things in terms of property investment, rental rates and the life of a landlord. We know, for instance, that there is a higher percentage of renters in the United States …Read more  »

How to Handle Bad Tenants

February 6th, 2012
Bad tenants are a landlord's worst nightmare. Between not paying their rent, trashing your rental property, allowing pest infestations, committing criminal acts in the property and a hundred other miserable acts, bad tenants can make a landlord's life miserable. Fortunately, …Read more  »

Build Your Real Estate Dream Team

September 2nd, 2011
Many entrepreneurs believe that, if you want something done right, do it yourself.  Personally, I believe that is the rationalization of control freaks unwilling to delegate. In reality, your dream team will help you reach your financial goals faster than …Read more  »

Finding Good Tenants

March 3rd, 2011
Ideally, you’d have tenants who paid promptly every month, never complained, and lived in your property for a long time while maintaining it in pristine condition. But that ideal seldom happens for the simple fact that we’re dealing with human …Read more  »

Building Your Real Estate Team

February 25th, 2009
A good real estate team is the way to assure your investing success. Failure increases when you tend to be a "lone wolf" and try to do too much by yourself. In real estate, you need a good team of …Read more  »