Property Management Blog

Friday, March 24, 2023

How to Improve Your Rental Property?
There are several ways to improve a rental property, including:1. Make necessary repairs and upgrades: Fix any problems with the property, such as leaky faucets or broken appliances, to ensure that it is in good condition for tenants.2. Improve curb appeal: Make the exterior of the property look attractive by adding landscaping, fresh pai...

Friday, March 10, 2023

I can’t sell my house, what should I do?
If you are unable to sell your house, there are several options you can consider:Rent it out: If you are unable to sell your property, you can consider renting it out. This can provide a steady income stream and help cover your mortgage payments.Lower the price: If your house has been on the market for a while without any offers, it may b...

Friday, May 20, 2022

What to do about Inflation?
Back in 2010 when the housing crash was occurring, I started buying houses because I thought inflation was around the corner with the easy money, Quantitative Easing policies of the federal government, and I was going to become rich. I had heard of Weimar style hyperinflation where only hard assets were worth anything and there are the pi...

Monday, March 7, 2022

Is there a better way to evaluate real estate?
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People are generally in one of two camps on real estate, it's all about CAP rates or it's all about cash flow and the cash-on-cash return. It seems that neither is exactly correct, and neither is exactly wrong. When interest rates are really low or you can buy with close to no money down, cash on cash return seems to be ho...

Thursday, January 27, 2022

The future of real estate!
Did you know that our tenants are raving fans of technology? Whether it is the ability to pay rent through our tenant portal or at CVS, 7/11 or Walmart, to put in maintenance requests with photos so we can get the right vendor out the first time, our emergency maintenance line to troubleshoot and triage emergencies right away (even at 2 i...

Thursday, November 18, 2021

How much is interest rates going to affect the affordability in the housing market due to inflation?
I have heard many people say that inflation in our housing market will lead to higher interest rates which will ultimately lead to an affordability crisis and a significant drop in housing prices.  I have not seen anything to quantify this so I decided to do just this; determine for a given interest rate, what the purchase price...