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Property Investing: 3 Rules for the Busy Investor

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As the old real estate investing axiom says, you must “make your profit when you buy.” While your investing career won’t start with a big fat check right out of the gate, the checks will start rolling in eventually if you implement and follow the right strategies. All that “profit when you buy” really means is that you must “buy smart.” You need to buy a property at a price ...

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4 Summer Rental Tips for Property Owners

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With spring already in full swing, many rental property owners are starting to look ahead to the upcoming vacation season. Summer -- the busiest rental season -- is just around the corner. It’s time to dust off those linens and prepare for the make-or-break time of year. For property owners looking for new levels of success in 2016, here are the top four summer rental business tips to follow. Take Fresh Pictures Studies ...

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Property Management Tips for Tenant Satisfaction

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Keeping tenant satisfaction high may be the biggest factor in successful property management. Attracting new tenants and filling vacancies are valuable skills, and both are inevitable necessities, but keeping current tenants happy and in place is the most efficient way to generate the kind of return on investment you’re looking for as a property investor. Unfortunately for many property managers, keeping renters satisfied proves to be harder than expected. If you ...

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Real Estate Investing in 2016: What You Need to Know

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With the economy gradually strengthening in its recovery from the 2008 housing crash, more and more people are confidently investing in real estate again. The lure of exponential returns has helped real estate quickly regain its popularity among investors, but the same old risks are still there. If you didn’t learn the lesson in 2008, property investing can be a fairly volatile venture. Here are a few suggestions that will help ...

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6 Mistakes to Avoid in Real Estate Investment

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Real estate investment prospects are more and more alluring as the housing market nears its post-recession state of being. However, like any investment, there is a right way to do things, and a wrong way. Read on to learn 6 things you should NOT do. 1. Going with the Flow Not having a plan is a questionable way to start an investment career. Instead of planning as you go, make an outline ...

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Expanding Your Portfolio in the Golden Age of Rentals

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In the wake of 2008's financial crisis, more and more Americans — from fresh-out-of-the-nest Millennials to young professionals with new families to established adults — are choosing renting over property ownership. This trend is true of commercial as well as residential properties, and it’s supported by solid fundamentals. The Trulia Report A February 2016 study from online real estate giant Trulia supports this trend, with the data showing a 5% increase in the ...

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Tenant-Friendly Interior Design Trends in 2016

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Home decor, just like any other cultural phenomenon, has its fads and trends. While many interior decor choices, like furniture and color schemes, fall in the tenant's hands, the savvy property owner recognizes that structural concerns not only beautify the building, but result in increased appeal to new renters. With that in mind, read on to learn a little about the home design trends that are on their way out ...

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American Apartment Rents Climb Over 4%, the Fastest Rate Since 2007 Crisis

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Rent in apartments and condos saw a greater increase than any year since 2007, presenting increased profit opportunity for landlords, but also new concerns about affordability for renters. According to a recent survey from independent real estate researcher Reis, average rental rates across the nation rose a staggering 4.6% in 2015 — the most significant uptick since the mid-2010's recession. In the current market, an average monthly apartment rent is approximately ...

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Renovating Your Property with an Eye on the Bottom Line

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Even if the weather is cold and grey right now, property owners across the nation are planning their summer renovations. Home improvement shows and DIY blogs make the process look easy — and more importantly, profitable. But if you're preparing for improvements or repairs with the goal of increasing sale price, beware of overcapitalizing. Spending money on flashy upgrades may seem like a good idea at the moment, but many ...

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Four New Year’s Resolutions Property Managers Can Keep

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The New Year is a time for reflecting on the past as well as looking forward. As property managers, we're always searching for ways to improve our services and make life easier for our clients. That's why today we’d like to share four New Year's resolutions that any property manager should keep. Investing in What Matters Whether managing a single-site or a large portfolio, property managers must focus on services that increase ...

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