Why you Should Invest in Move-in Ready Properties

When most people think about investing in real estate, they think about buying homes, fixing them up, and flipping them. However, you don’t have to do that. In fact, you may be able to get away with buying move-in ready homes and still turning a profit. Here are some reasons why you should think about […]

What’s Your Annual Rate of Return? (And Why it Matters)

    The success of any investment can be is about building value onto what you already have. A stock becomes more valuable as it rises in market price, just as an investment home becomes more valuable as you make improvements and the neighborhood price appreciates. In order to calculate how well your investments are […]

Should Your Real Estate Venture be a Partnership?

    Why ask why? If you are considering entering into a real estate partnership, this is the most important factor for you to consider. Why do I need a partner? According to US News, there should be a clear and specific benefit, whether financial or operational. The benefit is often due to a lack of […]

Maximizing Your ROI for Your First Real Estate Investment

    Techniques to maximize your return on investment (ROI) on your first real estate fall into one of two categories. The first is reducing your expenses. Generating the best income for your property is the other. Reducing Your Expenses 1. Minimize financing costs. If you’re purchasing your real estate investment with a loan, compare […]

Updating Your Rental Property on a Budget

    Each time you handle tenant turnover, it’s a good idea to make a few updates to the property. Especially if the decor is becoming a bit dated. Of course, you don’t always have a huge budget for major changes like new flooring or large appliances. Fortunately, you don’t have to go all-out to […]

Maximizing Rental Property Cash Flow

Investing in rental property involves many hopes—for rising rents, a profit at resale. But one inescapable reality of rental property is cash flow. When cash flow is good, many other problems are avoided or minimized. When cash flow is inadequate, you have a problem. Formulas for calculating cash flow are easy to find so we will […]

Best Flooring Options for Your Rental Property

    As you consider flooring options for your property investment, you’re probably trying to strike the right balance between competing needs. You want your flooring option to fit your renovation budget, be durable, and be practical for your type of rental property. Of course, the floor has to look good to be appealing to […]

Rental-Property Yard Management

Yards in the Greater Boston area are beginning to green-up, now. They also are entering the season when regular care matters most. Landlords understand that the yard is essential to a rental property’s curbside appeal. But it also is a long-term investment. Beautiful yards can require years to come fully into their own. It makes […]

DIY Renovations for Your Home

Updating your home doesn’t have to be expensive. Refreshing your space can be fast, easy, and cheap if you’re willing to tackle a few do-it-yourself projects. Focusing on the kitchen, the bathroom, and the entryway, typically the most heavily used areas of the home,  provides the most impact. In the Kitchen Backsplash. Installing a backsplash gives […]

Signs of a Good Property Management Company

  Though most people only buy rental properties in their town, others prefer to buy them in areas where they are really popular. However, you aren’t going to be around to take care of the property, so it is really important to find a property management company to do it for you. So, how can […]