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what happens to home prices when interest rates rise

What Happens to Home Prices When Interest Rates Rise?

Reading Time: 6 minutes A quick summary The pandemic has brought about major changes to interest rates, and this has had a knock-on effect on the price of homes in an interesting way. We take a look at what happens to home prices when interest rates rise and what’s next for 2022. Jump To:

Rent price increases and real estate investing

Why Is Rent So High In 2022?

Reading Time: 6 minutes A brief outline As the US economy bounces back from the pandemic, so the housing market has been booming. Part of this boom has been the huge increase in demand for rental properties, and along with it came higher rent prices. But what does this mean for real estate investing?

How to manage rental property remotely

How To Manage Rental Property Remotely

Reading Time: 6 minutes A brief outline Along with most other things, real estate investing has been driven more into the online world recently, which means that managing rental properties must largely be done online. This can be a challenge for investors who aren’t accustomed to it, so let’s take a closer look at

How To Make Money Renting Condos

How to Make Money Renting Condos

Reading Time: 4 minutes Renting condos can be a great way to start investing in real estate. They have their downsides, though, so it’s important to figure out what is right for you. Here’s everything you must know about renting condos and how it works. Key Points What is a Condo? A condo is

How to Evict a Tenant Quickly

How To Evict A Tenant Quickly

Reading Time: 5 minutes Although being a landlord comes with its financial benefits, that doesn’t mean it’s always easy. From time to time you may have to deal with tenants who are unable or refuse to pay their rent, which can threaten your business if you don’t take the proper steps to address the

How To Set Up Utilities For A Rental House

How To Set Up Utilities For A Rental House

Reading Time: 3 minutes Setting up utilities is a big part of moving into a home and as the landlord, it often falls on your shoulders. Which utilities you must set up for a rental property depend on your rental agreement. If you’re paying some of the utilities, you must set them up for

The Ultimate Apartment Rehab Checklist

The Ultimate Apartment Rehab Checklist

Reading Time: 6 minutes In a recent guide, we covered the ultimate house rehab checklist, but the idea of rehabbing an apartment is slightly different and carries some caveats the investor needs to be aware of. It’s not as simple as going ham with all of the upgrades you want, and there may even

The Beginner's Guide To Tenant Screening

The Beginner’s Guide To Tenant Screening

Reading Time: 7 minutes Tenant screening can be a daunting task. You want to find a reliable and trustworthy tenant that will take care of the property and make their payments on time. If your property is in an area with high rental demand, you may be overwhelmed by applications and have too many

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The Best Benefits Of Being A Landlord… And Some Of the Cons

Reading Time: 8 minutes There are a number of benefits associated with being a good landlord, including massive a boost to your net worth, evergreen passive income, and the ability to fund your retirement. In this post, we outline some of the best benefits that you can look forward to, while also listing some

Best Cities To Buy Rental Property In 2021

Best Cities To Buy Rental Property In 2021

Reading Time: 6 minutes Despite economic challenges faced in the past year, rental real estate is still a highly sought-after asset class for investors. The option to earn a steady monthly income from tenants while offsetting expenses is a highly-appealing feature of owning rental real estate. The question is more about where to buy