Save Money with Property Management Maintenance

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Save Money with Property Management Maintenance

Handling a home repair project on your own vs. hiring a contractor will always save you money, right? Generally speaking, yes. That is, assuming you can accomplish the same task with equal precision and aptitude as a professional and that you have the time. However, when you’re a landlord with one or more properties—or an ...
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The BRRRR Method – What It Is & How It Works

Before now, you may not have considered owning rental property. Depending on where you live, you’re probably thinking, I can’t even afford ONE house in this city! We feel you.  But what if you could put a far less down payment on a rental home in a better market? Then quickly use equity in that ...
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Find Your Dream Real Estate in DeLand, Florida

They call DeLand, Florida, the Athens of America, and for good reason, too. Its famed Athens Theater reflects ancient Greek Architecture—as do many of the historic residences that date all the way back to the late nineteenth century. Many of these monuments are perfectly placed in heritage neighborhoods like New York Avenue. Downtown DeLand’s Woodland ...
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Can You Rent Out Your House If You Still Have a Mortgage?

Owning your own home lays the foundation of the American Dream. Previous generations saw it as a way to generate personal wealth through building equity. But what happens when—for a variety of reasons—you can’t actually live in it anymore? That same house may earn its owner more by renting it out to someone else. But ...
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Smart, Simple, and Fast Investing in the Orlando Real Estate Market

Are You on Track for a Comfortable Retirement?   If we’re being honest, for most Americans, the answer is “no.” Either we got a late start on our 401k, haven’t contributed enough, cashed out early, or never got around to starting one. Well, as they say, it’s never too late. Pensions are typically a thing of ...
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Orlando Real Estate Investments in 2021

Orlando consistently ranks as one of the best places in the country to live, work, and play. Known for warm weather, gorgeous white sand beaches, and, of course, home to Walt Disney World, you can see why. And with more than 68 million visitors annually, this makes Orlando real estate investments in 2021 a good ...
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How Florida Real Estate Contracts Work

In today’s real estate climate, as the quantity of houses on the market diminishes, the bidding can get fierce. A seller’s market would be an understatement. If you have a house on the market, you may get tons of bids. The counteroffer dance can earn you a few more yards in the seller’s market game. ...
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Should Investors Get a Home Warranty?

The short answer? No. Well, generally speaking, home warranties are not a good investment.  Home warranties sound like a can’t-miss option, though, right? (PS: The same applies to Timeshares, but we can discuss that at a later time.) Home warranty companies tout that their products provide peace of mind, big savings, and reduced maintenance costs. ...
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Will the Florida Housing Market Crash in 2021?

Anyone with a crystal ball in early 2020 sure didn’t let us know what the year had in store. While the global pandemic and economic impact negatively affected many industries, real estate was an exception. With the mass exodus out of big cities, many areas experienced a housing market boom. People fled New York City, ...
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Altamonte Springs – A Hidden Gem in Central Florida for Property Investors

As a suburb of Orlando, Altamonte Springs is a great area that still offers all of the Central Florida perks with a small, hometown feel. It is a great place to live, work, raise a family, even start a business. This up and coming area is super innovative and is always forward-thinking. Altamonte Springs is ...