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You Are the Reason for Your Tenant Woes

Tough words to hear, but true. I work with landlords all day, and I see all kinds of ways they get into trouble. Some troubles come by natural disaster and others come from malicious tenants, but all of it causes much distress to landlords. So what can you do about it? If you’ve voluntarily become… Continue Reading



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The “Other Way” To Get More Deals

In the real estate world, there are two basic ways to get more deals. The first is obvious: to go out and find properties through marketing, networking, and hitting the pavement. The second is unconventional, but lucrative with the right approach: make better deals out of the properties you’re already looking at. There’s no such… Continue Reading



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Real Estate: Dealing With Setbacks, Crisis & Other Problems

Like any other field, there is plenty of potential for error in the real estate world. Whether you are drafting problematic lender contracts, delaying action on overdue payments, or underestimating budgeted repairs, chances are you have made a mistake at some point. This is completely natural, and believe it or not, may even pave the… Continue Reading



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Beware the Ides of March

Beware the ides of March. These famous words mark the day that Julius Caesar was tragically assassinated to death by his senate. Caesar’s stabbing followed a period of unrest in ancient Rome, and eventually led to Rome’s transformation from a republic to an empire. However, the ominous origins of this phrase are rooted in literature…. Continue Reading



The Downside of Being a Landlord

It’s 1am and your cell phone is ringing.  It’s one of your tenants.  A call at this hour, they’re not calling to say hi.  There’s a major problem.  What could it be?? You reach for the phone with a pit in your stomach.  Another day in the life of a landlord, right? Being a landlord… Continue Reading