Should You Invest in Pet-Friendly Apartments?

pet-friendly apartments

Are you considering an investment in pet-friendly apartments? Are you undecided about whether to allow pets in your rental properties? There are a lot of conflicting opinions on the subject. Some landlords are happy to welcome renters with pets. Others resist the idea because of liability or other concerns. While California housing trends are always…

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Top 10 Common Landlord Liabilities & How to Protect Yourself

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As homeownership falls, opportunities for investment in residential real estate rises. But with these opportunities come risks. The perils of liabilities can seem ever-present to you as a landlord. Protecting your investment is paramount. This starts with knowing and then with taking appropriate action. Let’s explore what the risks might be and how you can protect yourself.…

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7 Highly Recommended Staging Techniques

staging techniques

You’ve put up the “For Sale” sign. You’ve hired a real estate agent. And that Open House is approaching fast.  You understand that staging is crucial in increasing your home value. Not to mention, getting you a more lucrative sale.  But you don’t want to spend hundreds of dollars on furniture that only sits in…

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5 Signs You May Need a Property Manager

property manager

Your rental properties are beginning to keep you up at night. You’re beginning to worry incessantly about protecting your investment, your selected tenants, and the mounting responsibilities. You’re over stressed and questioning if being a landlord is actually worth your time and energy. Does any of this sound familiar? If you answered yes, it might be…

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California Housing Market: 2017 Trends and Opportunities

california housing market

When it comes to investing, there’s just something special about property ownership. Unlike investing in the stock market, investing in the California housing market gives you something tangible. This allows investors to take a more hands-on approach, both literally and figuratively. The ability to take control is a factor that many investors appreciate about real…

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Warren Buffet’s Best Property Investment Advice

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Warren Buffett is certainly one of the most successful investors of all time — which means he’s mostly correct! With wealth north of 70 billion dollars, he’s fourth on the list of wealthiest people in the entire world. But while the “Oracle of Omaha” became rich and famous from his stock picks, he built his…

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5 Reasons Why You Need Landlord Insurance

landlord insurance

Do you currently rent out a home or apartment? Considering that it’s estimated that there are 2,654 people entering the rental market every day, it’s a pretty steady business to be in. There aren’t too many downsides to being a landlord. After all, if you have good tenants all you need to do are the occasional…

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Why Multi-Family Real Estate Is The Best Investment

Why Multi-Family Real Estate Is The Best Investment

In general, investing in real estate is one of the more reliable ways to make a regular income. Although, even within the real estate sector itself, some investments are better than others, depending on what your financial goals are. “Flipping” has become a popular trend in real estate, as investors buy a home, renovate it,…

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Insider Secrets of Apartment Owners Insurance

Insider Secrets of Apartment Owners Insurance

If you’re an apartment owner, you know one of the smartest, safest things you can do for yourself is get insurance for your investment. However, once you’ve gotten apartment insurance, that doesn’t mean that you can just rest easy. You’ve completed an important first step, but there are still other things you can do to…

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How to Make the Best Choice for Your Next Real Estate Investment

How to Make the Best Choice for Your Next Real Estate Investment

Real estate is a never ending game of moving from one purchase to the next, but it’s always important to treat each investment as different from the last. It’s also important to keep learning. There’s never going to be a time when you can simply follow one set of rules without question and have every…

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