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Lock Bumping - What every landlord should
know (UTube video)
Key to Investment Success. Learn why you need a budget for your investment
properties and how to
Investment Property. Check this overview for the ways you can get into an
and what it will cost you.
Landlords, do you have a will? This
site tells you how much fed & state death tax you'll have to pay WITHOUT a
basic simple will
Do You Need
an Annual Real Estate Check-Up? There is a new breed of professional out
there: the Real Estate
Consultant. Although he may be a licensed broker, his emphasis is
not to sell but to provide his clients with unbiased information they can
use to make important decisions about their property. This article
discusses how they operate and gives examples of when their services may
Keys to Successful Negotiation. This article gives an outline of
how to carry out a successful real estate negotiation. The concepts
are applicable to negotiating a purchase, or a lease with a new tenant, or
for that matter, non-real estate matters as well.
To Cut Closing Costs. Some suggestions on how to reduce closing costs on purchases
Keep On-Site Managers.
Sound tips on finding, recognizing, and keeping good
Set The Rules For On-Site Managers. If you have a written rental agreement with
all of your tenants you are
doing well. What about the on-site manager? You need a written
agreement with him even more and it should contain all the details about
compensation and his duties.
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the Difference Between Assigned Lease, Sublease. This article is a good one for
lessors of residential and commercial
property alike. It contains a succinct explanation of the practical
difference between a sublease and a lease assignment.
Profit and Loss
Statement, The: What Does It Mean?
How to read and understand the components of the P&L, and prepare one
for your own business.
Manager’s Skill Can Make or Break a Deal. What does a manager of commercial
rental property do and why is it so
Rental On a Small Scale. How several landlords got started in the business, why
they did, and what
and Cons of a Home Business. This article discusses the practical benefits and
drawbacks of running a
small business in your home. Read this before you decide to open up
You Should Ask About Property Taxes. This is a short course in how property
taxes work and what you should know
about them when making a buying decision.
And Record Keeping. What records should you keep and how should you keep
article goes over the basics.
Up a Record Keeping System.
Paper is essential to any successful operation, even
in these modern
computing days. Learn how to determine what sort of record keeping
system is best for you.
Up a Record Keeping System.
Describes the two major types of accounting
systems and how to set them
a Business in Your Home – Is It For You?
Another perspective on home business.
This one asks whether you are
a good candidate for such an arrangement.
Reasons Why Buyers Should Hire a Realtor. OK, you probably won’t want to “hire”
one, but you should definitely
consider engaging the services of one for your next purchase. This
article gives the pros.
the Right Way. What to watch for when you do the final
walk-through before close of escrow.
Loans Really Cost? With the proliferation of mortgage companies on the Internet
possible to contact and get quotes from literally dozens of companies, not
just the few that may be in town. How do you know you are not
comparing apples to oranges when they quote you a rate?
Is “Fair Market Value?” This is a practical explanation of the meaning of that often
used term and
why it is important to you.
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