Will the Florida Housing Market Crash in 2021?

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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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What Is a Realtor Referral Program?

Experienced realtors know that housing markets ebb and flow––even in a traditionally booming market like the Orlando area. Before a house goes on the market, most investment property realtors may sense that the timing is off to list it. And until they see more favorable conditions, they may recommend clients rent out a house using ...
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When It’s Time to Sell Your Rental Property

Unlike long-term relationships, parting ways with an rental property should not evoke sentimental feelings. Consider this strictly business, even if you want to sell a house you lived in for years. This is about your financial health. To paraphrase the late Kenny Rogers: you got to know when to hold and know when to walk ...
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ROIs on Rental Upgrades

Periodically, we recommend our clients consider upgrades to their property. These differ from repair and maintenance projects as they are not required, and increase the value of the home. And they help to improve the overall rentability of a real estate property and the amount of rent an owner can charge. We use software developed ...
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Looking to Rent Your Property? How to Pick the Right Neighborhood

There are many different ways to invest in real estate. For instance, rather than selling a current property, you may choose to rent it out—especially if you own it free and clear. If you don’t own a home that you want to rent, however, finding one can be a challenge. Many variables weigh into whether ...
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4 Reasons Why Real Estate is a Solid Investment

With any investment, there will be risks. You have to weigh the good vs. the bad, and make sure you have a back up plan if things go south. But, if you have everything lined up and in order, making a real estate investment can be a smart move. Keep in mind that it requires ...
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Can I Afford to Buy Rental Property?

Time and again you hear financial advisors extolling the virtues of investing in real estate. It provides reasonably passive income and helps you build your personal wealth. Certainly, investment properties serve as a cornerstone in our portfolios, and we encourage others to do the same. But buying rental property becomes a very different experience than ...
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Do NOT List Your Rental Properties on Craigslist. Ever!

We love Craigslist and other free listing sites…for selling couches and dishes, that is. But even then, many people have found themselves on the short end of a raw deal made through the online swap meet.  Scams abound on virtual flea markets even with rental properties. We often hear people ask, “Can I rent my ...
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12 Steps to Maximize Your Orlando Rental Property Income & Minimize Risks

Whether new to property investment or a seasoned professional, we can all benefit from reviewing strategies to maximize income while minimizing risks. Below, The Realty Medics share some wisdom we’ve acquired through the years to help you realize your investment dreams while avoiding common pitfalls. While many property owners choose to manage their rentals themselves, ...
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Watch Out for These 7 Traps of Florida Property Management

We’re guessing you’ve heard that old adage: if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. That holds just as true for property management as it does for other businesses. Oddly, not unlike dating, you’ve got to watch out for the smooth operator who’s all talk but no substance. Consider this a public ...