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How much is your vacancy costing you??

May 01, 2015
One of the keys to successfully owning an investment property is the ability to keep your vacancies filled with paying tenants. If a unit stays empty for too long it can seriously affect your bottom line. After…

Natural Appreciation Vs. Forced Appreciation

May 06, 2015
Ever wonder about Natural Appreciation Vs. Forced Appreciation? Appreciation is beautiful thing, and one of the best ways to increase your property value as a real estate investor. What is appreciation?…

5 Skills a Landlord Must Possess

May 20, 2015
In case you didn't already know, being a landlord is NOT a 9-to-5 job. You never know what issues are going to arise, but when they do, they always seem to happen at the most inconvenient times. If you…

5 Ideas For Eye Popping Curb Appeal

Jun 10, 2015
Curb appeal can make a property shine, and can truly make a strong first impression on potential home buyers or tenants. Simple curb appeal and landscaping improvements will be the first thing that potential…

Major Operating Expense Categories

Jun 12, 2015
In previous blog posts we have discussed how the Net Operating Income (NOI) is calculated and how the NOI is derived by subtracting the properties' operating expenses from the rental income. Today I would…