19 01, 2022

How to Automate Your Income Stream By Setting Up Rent Payments Online

2022-01-12T19:24:24-05:00By |Property Management, Rentals, Tenant Relations|

The Internet can offer multiple advantages to rental real estate investors. Just some of these include the ability to show your vacancies 24/7 (without having to meet every potential tenant in person), as well as allowing applications to be completed and money to be collected for security deposits and monthly rent. In fact, for many [...]

12 01, 2022

How to Generate More Net Income from Your Rental Property

2022-01-06T17:49:18-05:00By |Property Management, Rentals, Tenant Relations|

Without raising the monthly rent! Owning residential rental property can provide you with a steady “passive” income source. But while many real estate investors rely on only the monthly rent as their incoming cash flow and profit producer, there are actually a number of other ways to increase your ultimate bottom line. These include bringing [...]

6 01, 2022

It is Never Too Early in the Year to Prepare for Tax Deductions on Your Investment Property

2022-01-06T17:33:24-05:00By |Advice, Bookkeeping, Property Management, Taxes|

Even though the 2021 holiday season is still barely behind us, spring will be here soon – and that means that tax time is just around the corner. As the owner of residential rental property, you could be eligible for some nice income tax deductions. With the various changes that have taken place since the [...]

28 12, 2021

Should You Add to Your Orlando Rental Property Portfolio in 2022?

2021-12-28T14:20:54-05:00By |Advice, Property Management, Rentals|

If you’re planning to add to your portfolio of Central Florida residential real estate investments in 2022, it is a good idea to first consider the anticipated outlook and trends for the area. That way, you will know better what to anticipate. According to the national real estate brokerage, Redfin, the housing market in Orlando, [...]

21 12, 2021

How to Protect Yourself as a Landlord in Florida

2021-12-28T14:11:35-05:00By |Advice, Insurance, Property Management, Rentals, Tenant Relations|

If you own residential rental property, then you likely already know that you must wear many “hats.” For instance, you need to advertise vacancies, screen potential tenants, and collect rent (and security deposits). There is also the day-to-day maintenance items, such as making sure that the property is habitable (which can include things like no [...]

27 10, 2021

Staying Compliant When Advertising for Tenants

2021-10-27T14:52:52-04:00By |Advice, Marketing, Property Management, Tenant Relations, Tenant Screening|

Anyone who has ever owned residential rental property has likely either had the “tenant from hell,” or knows somebody who has. Bad tenants can do a lot of damage to your property, which oftentimes requires expensive repairs and/or replacement of broken items. When advertising for a vacancy, it would be great to state a list [...]

13 10, 2021

Should You Own Rental Property in an LLC?

2021-10-06T17:32:20-04:00By |Advice, Property Management|

Depending on how many rental properties you own, you may treat your real estate investing as either a personal “side gig” or as a full-fledged business. But in any case, the way in which you own your rentals could protect you financially, or on the other hand, put you at substantial risk if certain incidents [...]

8 09, 2021

How Much Could It Cost You to Sell Your Investment Property?

2021-09-08T20:10:19-04:00By |Advice, Financing, Investing, Investment Property Location|

If you own one or more residential rental properties, you may have considered selling – particularly in the hot real estate market we have seen over the past year or so. But even if you have a substantial amount of equity in your property(ies), it is still necessary to determine the various expenses you could [...]

1 09, 2021

Pros and Cons of Homeowners’ Associations (HOAs)

2021-09-01T19:07:49-04:00By |Advice, Financing, Investing, Investment Property Location|

Depending on where your investment properties are located, it is possible that you may have to deal with a homeowners’ association, or HOA. There are many “planned” residential communities – with single-family and/or multi-family units – that maintain a homeowners’ association in order to keep a clean and cohesive atmosphere throughout the neighborhood. These associations [...]

25 08, 2021

Does It Make Sense to Refinance Your Rental Property Before the End of 2021?

2021-08-25T22:58:18-04:00By |Advice, Financing, Investing, Investment Property Location|

With mortgage rates still at near record lows, many experts are predicting that they will remain at these levels throughout the remainder of 2021 and beyond. So, with the opportunity to borrow being in the neighborhood of 3%, does it make sense to refinance your investment property(ies), or to instead hang on to loans with [...]