How to Make Sure Your Rental Business Stays Profitable

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As the housing market fluctuates increasingly, it can be a challenge to ensure that your rental business still brings in a worthwhile profit. After investing money and time in creating your rental properties, you want to take the appropriate steps to make sure that your properties attract enough tenants, and therefore produce enough funds. Here are a few tips for …

What does it mean to rent-to-own?

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Rent-to-own is a popular transaction agreement for large sales. When it comes to homes, though, many buyers are skeptical of rent-to-own scenarios. It’s good to approach any property sale with caution as buying a home is likely the biggest purchase of your lifetime, but rent-to-own can be a good option for some buyers. If you’re […]

If you can’t secure a traditional mortgage, is it a good idea to use a private lender?

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If you feel ready and excited to buy a home, being denied for a traditional mortgage can be incredibly frustrating. Conventional mortgages typically have income and credit score requirements that not everyone meets, and most lenders tend to be inflexible with these terms. After being denied for a conventional mortgage, you may consider working with […]

How to Manage Your Vacation Rentals from a Distance

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Having a vacation rental property can be a great source of extra income. If your properties are popular for vacationers, they could even be one of your primary sources of income. Of course, your properties aren’t going to be popular if they aren’t well managed. So what can you do to manage them when you don’t live close by? Use …

Where exactly does my agent commission go?

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Your real estate agent provides a number of important services during the sale of your home, but you may still be concerned about the fee. The average realtor commission is 5.8 percent, which amounts to more than $17,000 on a $300,000 home. This may seem like a steep price, and many buyers see the commission […]