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Ugh! It’s almost that time of year again, the dreaded tax season. If you’re like me, there are few things I look forward to less than dealing with my taxes. But if we have to go through the dreary exercise of giving Uncle Sam his due, it’s smart to take every legal tax deduction possible.…

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If they want to be successful, rental real estate investors have to do a lot of homework. All potential rental investment properties should be thoroughly analyzed before an offer to buy is made. Often, an REI evaluates multiple investment opportunities simultaneously. Is there a quick way to rank which of these opportunities might be the…

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For most landlords, dealing with tenant disputes is at the top of their list of most hated things to do. Most of us don’t seek conflict or enjoy dealing with it, but resolving problems is an inevitable part of life. That said, when dealing with tenants, the majority of disputes can either be avoided entirely…

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We spend a great deal of time, as we should, discussing the income and operating cost side of the residential real estate rental market. However, as any savvy real estate investor will tell you, that’s not the whole story. An essential part of the real estate investment equation is the value of the rental property.…

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How do many people initially become rental real estate investors? By converting their former residence into a rental property. This happens most with folks over the age of 60 who are ready to retire and transition into a new life phase. That said, many young people are also asking themselves, am I better off renting…

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In addition to taking care of required maintenance, smart landlords are always looking for ways to upgrade their rental properties. Why? When you upgrade your property, you’re increasing your rental value and putting yourself in a better position to attract a higher quality tenant. Here are a few upgrades you should consider doing this year.…

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I’m often asked the best ways to find investment properties for sale. In today’s tight real estate market, that can be a real challenge. Let’s explore the various ways to find rental real estate for sale in 2021. The number one way to find investment properties for sale is by networking. You may not be…

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Did you write down your predictions for 2020 a year ago? If you did, no doubt your prognostications were rather timid as compared to what actually happened to us. No one could have predicted the COVID pandemic, or George Floyd, or widespread social unrest, or that we would deliberately create a flash economic depression to…

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2021 is right around the corner. Are you celebrating New Year’s Eve this year? Parties will be in short supply, given the pandemic restrictions. But we can still smile a little… Here are the Top Ten New Year’s Quotes and Captions for the Realist from scarrymommy.com: Welcome, 2021! Here’s hoping you can’t be worse than…

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This time of year, our thoughts turn to family, friends, and our community. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanza, December is a time for personal reflection and giving. It’s also a time for joy. Joy is defined as “The emotion of great delight or happiness caused by something exceptionally good or satisfying; keen pleasure.”…

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