No one likes the word “landlord” – let’s change it

Home About Us Privacy Policy Adverstise Contact Us I have been considered a “mom and pop” real estate investor for years and I hate the word “landlord.” I think everyone hates the word. I cringe when I hear it, and when I say it, but it’s really a struggle to find a...

Afraid to buy your first rental property? Get some help!

Home About Us Privacy Policy Adverstise Contact Us Having someone to serve as a sounding board can be a priceless asset in your real estate investor journey. The fear of making costly mistakes keeps many would-be landlords on the sidelines. As an investor of...

Do you live in a noisy neighborhood? Get used to it

Home About Us Privacy Policy Adverstise Contact Us Although noise complaints to a single-family investor are far less common than for our multi-family investor friends, a quiet neighborhood is clearly more desirable than a noisy one. While scouting a new neighborhood...

It’s time to do away with application fees

Home About Us Privacy Policy Adverstise Contact Us Many years ago, I stopped collecting application fees. I have never regretted that decision and the time has come for all landlords to reconsider application fees. The rate of tenant turnovers in my region is...

Common concern people have when contemplating buying rental property

Home About Us Privacy Policy Adverstise Contact Us A common concern people have when contemplating buying rental property is the fear of buying a “money pit.” I share this fear and I have evaluated and walked away from more deals than I have closed because of this...