Property Management Blog

We know we have a lot of experience to share, and we want to tell Orlando investors and Central Florida landlords everything they need to know to be successful.

How Interest Rate Spikes Impact Real Estate Investing

The last few years have been anything but normal. The recent volatility of mortgage interest rates has understandably made many buyers skittish. Today we’ll share how interest rate spikes impact real estate investing, especially in Orlando and the surrounding areas. With careful planning and the right team of experts, you can still get reasonable rates …
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Mortgage Rates: Buy, Sell or Hold in Florida?

Home Mortgage Rate Volatility There’s one thing we are learning about home mortgage rates in 2022: they’re going to be extremely volatile. The inevitable rise of rates with ongoing inflation have been predictable. However, this past week, mortgage rates actually went down from 5.30% to 5.25% for 30-year loans and 4.48% to 4.43% for 15-year …

Pros and Cons of Buying a Duplex in Orlando, FL

When starting out as a novice in real estate, many individuals tend to limit their selves to a single family home due to the levels of annual appreciation. It’s great to have that ambition and even greater when getting started. The State of Florida, specifically cities like Orlando, is looking at a prosperous time ahead …
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Financial Freedom: You Inherited a House…Now What?

With the executing of a loved one’s will, you found out he or she left a home to you. Maybe you had expected to inherit a home or maybe that news surprised you. Regardless of any previous knowledge, if the person’s death came unexpectedly, you may not have prepared for this responsibility. If you already …
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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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Renting a Townhome vs. Apartment

In the market to rent a new place in Central Florida? Maybe you’ve just always rented apartments, trading out for more space, better locations, or upgraded amenities. But you have more options now than ever to find your next home, including townhouses.  What’s the difference between renting a townhouse vs. an apartment? Today, we’ll cover …
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Property Management Rates

As a real estate investor, you may want to simply self-manage your rental properties. But unless you plan to be a full-time landlord, the sheer number of activities can become overwhelming. At some point, you may want to consider getting a property manager. Maybe you’ve heard that exorbitant property management rates will just eat into the …
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Are Tenants Responsible for Lawn Care?

If you own investment property in the Orlando area, it’s safe to assume that you want to keep it looking nice. A well-maintained yard adds curb appeal, keeps the neighbors happy, and contributes to the health and wellness of your tenants.  But who should bear the responsibility of maintaining this outdoor area: the tenant or …
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Four Different Ways to Invest in Real Estate

Moguls with multi-billion dollar portfolios may come to mind when you think about people who invest in Orlando real estate. But even a landlord with one or two rental homes “technically” invests in real estate, too.  In fact, there are multiple ways to add property to your investment portfolio. And you don’t need a ton …
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Do I Need to Be a Landlord to Rent Orlando Property?

Considering buying rental property in Central Florida? Or maybe you’re planning to rent out a house you already own?  Many gurus of generating passive income talk about the value of owning real estate investments. But does that mean you have to deal with tenants and their issues as a landlord, too? Thinking about having to …