Should You Become a Section 8 Landlord? The Good, The Bad, & The Truth (Infographic)

Should You Become a Section 8 Landlord? The Good, The Bad, & The Truth (Infographic)

Heard tales of guaranteed rent payments, courtesy of Section 8? Deposited by the government, and paying higher-than-market rents? If these stories perked up your ears, you’re not alone. Section 8 landlords can make good money, with a lower risk of rent defaults – at...
Home Improvements with the Best ROI: Which Renovations Add the Most Value?

Home Improvements with the Best ROI: Which Renovations Add the Most Value?

Every real estate investor tackles home renovations sooner or later. Materials wear out, home styles change. Home updates are simply inevitable in the lifespan of a property, if you buy and hold real estate for the long term. As an investor, you naturally want to get...
11 Ways to Lower Your Real Estate Investing Risks as a Landlord

11 Ways to Lower Your Real Estate Investing Risks as a Landlord

One of the great advantages to real estate versus stocks is the predictability of real estate investing returns. When you buy a rental property, you can accurately predict your average annual yield and cash flow. And while I love stocks too, they’re as volatile as a...