Archive for October 2016

How Often Can a Landlord Inspect a Rental Property?

Some tenants think that landlords only want to inspect a rental property so they can discover something, anything, in an effort to keep the security deposit. Most landlords aren’t looking for a way to get out of returning a security deposit when they inspect a rental property. They are merely keeping tabs on their investment.…

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Four Considerations When Buying Locks For Your Rental Property

Locks are a property’s first line of defense. They are a landlords, or property managers, way of assigning and revoking access. If someone moves out, they should not be able to get back into the property and when a new tenant arrives, they should have complete access to their new home. That requires having old…

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Why Your Busy Work Schedule May Actually Be Getting You Nowhere

There are multiple paths available to become successful. There are lists of characteristics of successful people, lists of daily tasks we should be trying to accomplish, and extensive lists of ways to be more productive. That’s a lot of stuff, especially for the newer real estate investor or entrepreneur. According to Gary Keller, the co-founder…

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How to Pay for College Using Real Estate

By Jaren David Barnes So there are some basic things about real estate you want to learn about before you go out and purchase your first investment property; however, we don’t have time to discuss those here.  With that said, what I’m going to show you is how using real estate — moreover, being a landlord —…

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