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Easy Lawn Care Tips for the Busy Landlord

Nothing makes a property look worse than an uncared-for lawn. Lots of dandelions, unmown grass, dry patches… it seems like such a large amount of work to take care of. If you want to have these problems eradicated, it will cost a fortune, right? No. Here’s what you can do to keep your lawn lush

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How to Make Sure You Receive Your Rent

As a landlord, the most (monetarily) important thing that you do is collect your rent. That’s all well and good, but there’s a lot more to it than that. Selecting tenants that are able to pay your rent and having collection options available for those tenants goes a long way. A good rule of thumb

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Rehabbing a Buy-and-Hold versus Turnkey Properties

You may be asking yourself, “How do I get into real estate investment?” There are many answers to this question, one of which is being a landlord. OK, great. So how do you become a landlord? By acquiring and renting properties. There are two different ways to enter into rental properties: Rehabbing a buy and

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How to increase your curb appeal

Everybody has driven through the neighborhood, and seen “that house”  – the one with the overgrown lawn, the unpainted siding, trash everywhere. It seems like the house sticks out like a sore thumb. Why don’t they just do something about it? It could be that they labor under the delusion that it’s SO MUCH WORK

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12 Reasons Why Landlords Fail

There are many reasons landlords often fail when investing in income properties.  If you are invested in or are thinking of investing in income properties, it is important to avoid common mistakes many landlords make.  Here are 12 reasons landlords fail: Tenant Screening Overpricing Under Pricing Tax Issues Trash Removal Renting to Family and Friends

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Is it Time to Downsize?

There comes a time in everyone’s life when they no longer need a big house.  Downsizing your home makes sense when you do not need all of the space you once used and you want to save money by living in a smaller house.  Here are three signs it may be time to downsize your

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