Tips for being a better landlord

Making property renting easy

Are you just getting started as a DIY landlord? If so, we know that self managing your rental properties is one of the toughest things that you can do that’s why in this article we will provide you with tips on how to be a better landlord. 1. Be organized. In other words, treat your […]

Real estate investing continues to provide stability during stock market instability

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Are you thinking about investing in real estate in 2020? If so, you’re making a smart choice. Thanks to historically low mortgage interest rates and stock market volatility, now is a great time for every investor to move from investing in the stock market to the real estate market. By investing in real estate like […]

Reasons to sell an investment property

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There’s no doubt that most investors buy rental properties to generate long term cash flow but there are also some cases where the investor may want to sell their property and move on. If you own an investment property that you think you may need to sell, this article will provide you with several scenarios […]

What to check for when inspecting your tenanted rental properties

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One of the most important things that every landlord should do is inspect their rental properties at least twice per year. This is an important property management tip because it will enable a landlord to verify the condition their property is currently in and fix any maintenance issues before they turn into big problems. If […]

Tips for finding off market rental properties

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One of the keys to success as a real estate investor is finding properties to bid on but what if you can’t find any single family homes or multifamily properties to add to your portfolio of rental properties? The answer to this question is you will have to start searching for rental properties off market. […]

Tips for accommodating elderly renters

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In 2020, more people over the age of 65 are renting than ever before because many people are cashing out and selling their homes or they are choosing to rent so that they can avoid the stresses of home ownership. If you are renting to one or more elderly tenants, this article will provide you […]

Reasons why short term rentals are overrated

Loft lifestyle home

Since 2008, many investors have purchased short term rental properties like Aibnb’s because of the profits that come from owning these rental properties but the big questions are they overrated in 2020? The answer to this question is yes. Why Are Short Term Rental Properties Overrated? 1. It’s a new business model Airbnb was founded […]

Are landlords responsible for installing carbon monoxide detectors?

Smoke detectors

More than 400 people in the U.S. die from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More than 20,000 visit the emergency room, and more than 4,000 others are hospitalized. Everyone knows that carbon monoxide detectors save lives but are they the landlords responsibility to install and maintain with […]

Should You Pull Equity from Your Rental Property?

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Do you own a portfolio of rental properties in Monterey or Salinas and are thinking about pulling equity from one or more of your properties? Even though it may seem that pulling Equity from one or more of your rental properties is the right thing to do, the reality is that you should carefully consider […]

Long Term vs. Short Term Rental Properties – Which One Is Better In 2020?

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One of the hottest arguments among Real Estate Investors across the Monterey County area in 2020 is if long-term or short-term rental properties make a better investment? This is an understandable question to ask because, the demand for rental properties has never been greater but, depending upon whom you ask, there’s always going to be […]