Can you Still Make Money With Rental Properties?

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I bought my first rental property in 2010 and I admit it was much easier to buy rentals that cash flowed back. At least it was easier in my area in Northern Colorado. A lot of people wish they could go back in time to buy investment properties (me included) but no one has invented … Read more

Are DSCR loans a good option for landlords?

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Many landlords are finding it difficult to finance or refinance their properties thanks to high interest rates and high debt-to-income ratios. Debt Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR) loans are an option that prioritizes cash flow on the property over the landlord’s personal credit. While DSCR loans appear to be the solution to many investors’ prayers, there … Read more

How to accept credit cards for rent Payments

How to accept credit cards for rent payments

I have owned rental properties for many years and recently we started using a company that allows us to accept credit cards for rent payments. There are pros and cons to accepting credit cards but our tenants love it and they can pay online with many different sources besides credit cards. It can be quite … Read more

5 Tips to Avoid Losing Money as an Accidental Landlord

5 Tips to Avoid Losing Money as an Accidental Landlord

Are you an accidental landlord? An accidental landlord is someone who lived in a house or inherited a house and decided to rent it out without ever planning to be a landlord in the first place. Being a landlord can be a daunting task, especially if you’re new to the game. Many accidental landlords completely … Read more

What are the Most Landlord-Friendly States?

What are the most landlord-friendly states

The United States is an amazing place to invest in real estate or buy real estate as an owner-occupant. The US has some of the best financing options, most choices, most secure real estate, and yes even some of the most affordable real estate in the world. While the US is a great place to … Read more

What is the Best Type of Rental Property for Beginners?

Best Rental Property for Beginners

I bought my first rental property in 2010 when the market was much different! I bought a single-family home for $97k that rented for $1,050 a month. I know many people would love to go back to those days but the reality is prices will most likely never be that low again in most markets. … Read more

How to Invest in real estate when prices are high

How to Invest in real estate when prices are high

The real estate market has increased significantly in many areas of the country in the last few years. This has made it very tough to invest in real estate and challenging to buy a house as an owner-occupant as well. While it is tougher to buy real estate when prices are high, it is not … Read more

Does Rent Control Lower or Raise Rents?

Does Rent Control Lower or Raise Rents

Rents have been increasing in much of the US and most of the world. Whenever rents increase we here people bring up rent control as a way to keep rent affordable. Rent control has been implemented in many areas and it doesn’t always have the results that were hoped for. The problem with rent control … Read more

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