In our continuing efforts to assist owners in their real estate investing goals, we are publishing a series of investing terms. As you study the market, you may come across many acronyms. Understanding these terms is important for a solid basis of understanding of real estate […]
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There are a variety of reasons (and benefits) to becoming a landlord. Many people enter the business for the extra income that a rental home can provide, but without doing your homework and knowing the […]
Often one of the most frustrating aspects of self-managing a rental property is collecting on rent and other amounts due from tenants. Here are a few tips from our expert property managers to help you navigate one of the worst problems– late rent.
- Double check the […]
Selling a home in a low inventory market is great, but not if you can’t find or get into your next home right away. If you are having to vacate before your next home is secured, there are more options than overstaying your welcome in a […]
When you buy a rental property, your goal is to make money. Real estate investing allows you to gain an ongoing source of passive income as well as long-term appreciation in your property. Over time, you can gradually increase your holdings until you have a thriving […]
Real estate can create long-term wealth, and has been a great investment for a lot people. As with any investment, however, it pays to do your homework, especially when you likely will be investing hundreds of the thousands of dollars. While you are going to want […]
Cash flow is important when buying investment property. But there is another benefit to owning rental property that can help in a different way. It involves taking a deduction for capital depreciation on your taxes. Taking full advantage of these deductions can get a little complex, […]
Real estate can be a great investment for the future. However, navigating landlord/tenant law can be a challenge, especially for new real estate investors. A first-time potential homeowner asked about buying a duplex, to live in half and rent the other half to help pay the […]
With a growing economy, something else has been booming on Maui. Over-tourism is the new buzzword, and a sore spot for many long-time residents as they see their island grow and change, and not always […]
Investing in rental properties can be lucrative, especially if you leverage your financing appropriately. However, do you know how much of that income is really profit?
Understanding how to properly assess rental property investments by using the right calculations essential. Every aspect of costs and potential gains must […]