How Much Cash Flow Do You Need on Rental Properties?

How Much Cash Flow Do You Need on Rental Properties

I am a strong advocate that investors should buy rental properties for cash flow and not appreciation. Appreciation is a nice bonus but it is really risky buying properties that do not make money! Another question an investor must ask themselves is how much cash flow is needed on their rental properties? How much cash … Read more

How to Screen Tenants For Rental Properties

How to Screen Tenants For Rental Properties

When I bought my first rental properties I managed them myself, with some help from my wife. If you ask my wife, she would probably say she managed them with a little bit of help from me. Whichever is true, we did a decent job of managing the houses, but we could have done much … Read more

How I Made 2 Million Dollars From a Single Rental Property

I bought a commercial property in 2018 for $2,100,000. It was a 68k square foot strip mall that had a grocery store, restaurant, office, and coffee shop as tenants. I bought this property in Northern Colorado and it was the most expensive and biggest property I had ever purchased by far! I thought this was … Read more

How to Invest in Real Estate with Less than $10,000

How to Invest in Real Estate with Less than 10000

I recently wrote an article about how to make $10,000 a month with rental properties. I have personally surpassed that number and will keep going, but not everyone is at that stage in their investing life. What about those who do not have much money and are looking to get started investing in real estate? … Read more

Why Rental Properties are the Best Real Estate Investment

Rental Properties are Best Real Estate Investment

I have been in the real estate business for many years. I have flipped houses, wholesale properties, been an agent, own my own brokerage, and I have bought single-family rentals, multifamily rentals, college rentals, and even commercial rentals. After almost 20 years in the real estate business, I can tell you that rentals have been … Read more

How to Make $10,000 a Month with Rental Properties

How to Make 10,000 a Month with Rental Properties

When I first started my rental property journey, I thought it would be amazing when I hit $10,000 a month in income from them. I passed that up a while ago and have kept going. Let me tell you, it was pretty amazing to hit that milestone and know that no matter what else happens … Read more

101 Rental Property Tips

101 Rental Property Tips

Rental properties are my favorite way to invest money! Over the years, I have bought more than 30 residential, commercial, and single-family rentals, which may not seem like that much but some of my properties have more than 60,000 square feet. I have been in real estate for almost 20 years now and I have … Read more

Is It Smart to Buy Rentals When You Are Young?

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There are many challenges to buying rental properties when you are young, but there are also many advantages. The biggest challenge to buying rental properties is getting enough money to pay for down payments, repairs, and reserves. However, there are many ways to buy rental properties with little money down, and it is easier to … Read more

Should You Allow Pets in a Rental Property?

Should You Allow Pets in a Rental Property

I have owned rental properties for many years and prefer not to rent to tenants with pets, but that doesn’t mean I never do. There are situations where I will rent to tenants with certain pets. I understand that many people have pets and love their pets, but I also love my rental properties and … Read more

Are Short-Term Rentals (Airbnb) a Good Investment?

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I do not have any short-term or Airbnb rentals. However, a lot of people have asked me to write about them because they have become so popular lately. I do not have short term-rentals because I don’t have the time to manage them or have a property manager that wants to manage them either. There … Read more

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