System - Thursday, February 27, 2020
One of the best things about growing your real estate portfolio is the independence it affords. When your properties are well-managed and producing steady returns, your income is virtually on auto-pilot—or at least, that's how it was supposed to be....
System - Thursday, February 20, 2020
The early phases of building a real estate investment portfolio in the Richmond area are often the most challenging. Developing systems that work is a series of trial-and-error experiences—and overcoming the unexpected is often standard. However,...
System - Thursday, February 13, 2020
Happy tenants = paying tenants! When your rental properties in Richmond are maintained year-round, your tenants will be satisfied—and it will be far easier to collect the rent. Your repair costs may be substantially lower because you can catch...
System - Thursday, February 6, 2020
The workaholic in you may disagree, but according to writer Steve Maraboli, “Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear.” Not even properties. Considering the effects stress has on the body and behavior, you may want to heed...
System - Thursday, January 30, 2020
Benjamin Franklin had it right when he said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Getting ahead of problems is one of the best choices you can make as a landlord.
System - Thursday, January 23, 2020
In the Richmond area, there are thousands of new rental properties under construction every year. Many of these will be luxury apartments, and they will come with the bells and whistles of high-end living.
System - Thursday, January 16, 2020
If you’re thinking about evicting a tenant, you’re not alone. However, eviction takes a toll on both sides—and it's always intended as a last resort for your investment properties when other methods like "cash for keys" have failed.
System - Thursday, January 9, 2020
About 65% of American households have pets. Our furry friends have long been an important element of our daily lives. However, along with a pet comes the potential for problems—particularly if you are inviting tenants to rent your property.
System - Thursday, January 2, 2020
A famous comedian once quipped, “I installed a skylight in my apartment…The people who live above me are furious.” Granted, most tenants don’t take it that far—but you never know what happens between your last inspection and a tenant’s last day....
System - Thursday, December 26, 2019
Before you started thinking about renting your first property, you knew at least a little something about every person that came into your home. They were either friends, family members, or connected to one of those two groups. So why should that...