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How to Finance a Rental Property

Have you discovered the perfect real estate investment opportunity? Is there a home or building that you would like to purchase so you can make it a rental property in your portfolio? Financing a rental property can sometimes be a tricky business. The past, present, and future are all taken into consideration by lenders to determine if you are going to qualify! What do you need to know right now about the financing process? Step #1: Examine the Past After…Read More


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How to Finance a Rental Property

Have you discovered the perfect real estate investment opportunity? Is there a home or building that you would like to purchase so you can make it a rental property in your portfolio? Financing a rental property can sometimes be a tricky business. The past, present, and future are all taken into consideration by lenders to […]

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Great Apartment Newsletter Ideas

If you’re managing an apartment complex or you just want to increase the feeling of community as a tenant in a multi-unit building, an apartment newsletter can really help to facilitate your goals. A well-run newsletter opens up communication lines, provides tenants with tips and tricks to take care of their apartments, and can be […]

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How to Fix a Leaky Tub Faucet

Although a leaking faucet on a sink can be a pretty easy job that most people can do, the leaky tub faucet kicks up the difficulty levels a notch or two. You don’t have to put up with that leak, however, and the bathtub stains and high water bills that are coming with the drip. […]

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How to Fix a Dripping Bathroom Faucet

Do you have an annoying drip coming from your faucet? A dripping faucet can quickly push a water bill up into the stratosphere, so it is important to get it fixed as soon as you can. The most common reason why a faucet is dripping is because one of the seals in the faucet has […]

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What is a Multifamily Pro Forma

If you’re just getting into the field of investment real estate, then you may have been recently presented with a multifamily pro forma regarding the value of the property you’re interested in obtaining. A pro forma, which is essentially a form for the sake of having a form, is a method of showing what the […]

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Guide to Tenant Improvements Depreciation

Even if you’re not the one who improved a rental property, the improvements that have been made to it increase the value of the property. You can’t usually deduct the cost of leasehold improvements for this very reason! This is especially true if you didn’t pay for the improvements in the first place. Instead of […]

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What Are the Rights of Landlords to Evict Tenants

It’s the worst nightmare of a tenant. It’s also the worst nightmare of many landlords. The eviction notice is never an easy court document to obtain, yet sometimes it is a necessary one. Because of the actions of tenants, usually in the form of not paying rent, a landlord has certain rights that allow them […]

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What is the National Alliance of HUD Tenants

The National Alliance of HUD Tenants is an organization that was founded in order to protect families of lower incomes that live in HUD-assisted multifamily housing. To qualify for membership, a family must live in a privately owned building. Their design is much like that of any typical union. They are active in making sure […]

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How to Set Up Rent Drop Boxes

If you manage a lot of different properties in your community or you’ve got a multi-unit apartment that you’re managing, having a rent drop box set up can help you get your rent on time and allow tenants to pay when they’ve got a moment to bring you a check, cash, or secured funds. In […]

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How to Fix Cracks in Concrete Patio

If you’ve got a concrete patio, then at some point in time a crack is going to develop because of the ground shifting below the concrete. This shifting causes pressure throughout the patio and will eventually cause cracking because the concrete wants to move with the ground, but it cannot. Cracking might not seem too […]

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How to Fix Squeaky Hardwood Floors

One of the most annoying issues that a home may have is a hardwood floor that squeaks when it is walked on. This can even become an issue during an initial inspection when a home is being prepared for renting. Although a squeaking floor is a good way to detect a sneaky child, this common […]

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