There is a lot to know when you become a landlord and inevitably you’ll make some mistakes early on. These may even be costly mistakes. However, in the long run, once you’ve learned what you need you will become a better more caring landlord than a property management company ever will.
Winter for many reasons can take a toll on a property and some of the most important preparations need be made around a home if you want it to weather the winter months. Here are our key maintenance tasks to complete on your rental property this winter.
A recent survey we conducted showed us that one of the key methods landlords use to learn is through video. To this end we thought we would share 10 of our favourite real estate and investing Youtube channels. These cover pretty much every aspect of real estate investing and various wealth building strategies.
For the right property and the right landlord student rentals are a great idea. They aren't, however, for everyone. In this article, we detail the pros and cons, as well as key things to consider when renting to students.
Should you invest in real estate now, or wait until the next housing market crash? This question makes some assumptions, and there are good arguments for both sides which makes it very hard to answer. We've done our research and explore both sides of the argument in this article.
No matter what strategy you adopt when investing in real estate, whether that’s flipping houses or buy-to-let, if you work a 40 hour week it can be hard to find the time to manage these investments properly. We explore four ways in which you can optimize your time to reach financial freedom through Real Estate Investing.
When it comes to investing in your perfect investment property there are occasions when the banks aren’t as eager to give you money as you might want them to be. Enter the hard money loan. Learn what a hard money loan is and the benefits and risks for a property investor.
When it comes to acquiring investment properties that will generate high cash flow and growth equity, it pays to look at cities that have a booming population, high levels of job growth and are affordable.
An REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) is a portfolio of real estate set up and owned and run by a company. It allows individuals to buy shares in commercial real estate portfolios and receive income paid out as dividends. However, this isn’t an ordinary company share. Find out more...
No matter how many books you read, no matter how many videos you watch you’ll never know everything. Podcasts are a great way to consume knowledge on the go and get you thinking about the steps you can take next on your path to success. Here are our top 10 Real Estate podcasts...
Unless you are the world's best handyman, landlords need to rely on contractors to help get the job done. While finding a contractor is generally an easy task, finding one who is reliable and affordable can be a different kettle of fish. Let's dive in further...
How do we increase resident retention? What changes can we make to ensure we aren't finding new tenants every time the lease expires? Make renters happy, of course. Here are our top tips for achieving high lease renewal rates.
Being a landlord isn’t quite as simple as letting someone stay in your spare room or above your garage. Renting out a property or even just a room comes with its own sets of rules and laws that you need to understand.