Is it Time to Invest in Rental Property?

So maybe you’ve been thinking about it for a long time and have been a little hesitant to venture off into the great untamed frontier of real estate. Possibly you’ve dabbled in mutual funds, a few stocks and even a CD or two – but there is nothing quite like the real estate market… and […]

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Have to Move? Rent Out Your Current Home

When facing bad or prosperous times and the decision is made accordingly to move into a more reasonable or lavish place, you may want to think about whether you are in a position to rent out your current residence. The reason this question keeps recurring is because the most difficult part about real estate has […]

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Need to Relocate Temporarily? Rent Out Your Home

For the purposes of this article, “temporary relocation” is defined as “leaving a primary residence with the likelihood of returning one day (usually between six months and a couple of years – rarely longer) from the initial date of departure.” If you’re relocating out of the area – whether for school, career development, military assignment […]

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Rent or Sell Inherited Property?

One of the most common scenarios in which people unexpectedly find themselves thrust into the position of becoming a potential landlord is by inheriting property. Just because it hasn’t happened yet, becoming the heir to your parents’, grandparents’ or other relative’s home can easily happen to you. Regardless of the current state of the “FED” […]

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Becoming an American Landlord – Introduction

Whether you’re getting started, getting frustrated or just not getting it all, becoming a successful landlord is not always easy. Be it on account of the maintenance, the tenants, the financing or the remaining list of unforeseen potential pitfalls, owning rental property can often be downright frustrating – however, it doesn’t have to be that […]

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