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...
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...
Should Landlords Rent to Illegal Immigrants? Unbiased Pros & Cons

Should Landlords Rent to Illegal Immigrants? Unbiased Pros & Cons

*Note on Terminology: Conservatives and liberals can’t even agree on terminology, with conservatives using the pejorative “illegal aliens” and liberals using the cuddly “undocumented immigrants.” We’ll split the difference here and use the term “illegal immigrants,”...