Do I Need A Property Manager?

If you have a residential or commercial property and are planning to rent it you might want to consider a property manager. A first time investor might become overwhelmed with the time required to effectively manage the property. Between writing leases, knowing the  legal steps that are needed to protect yourself and all of the… [Read More]

Getting The Most Rent for Your Jacksonville Rental Property

  Getting the most rent out of your Jacksonville rental property  requires two things: a good rental price and a highly qualified tenant who will stay in the property long term. It’s important to present the property the best way you can. Not everyone can have a perfect, beautiful remodeled rental, and that’s okay. You… [Read More]

Hot Investing Areas

We have been tracking the trends in the area for the past year and have found some interesting facts. We look at the absorption rate ( the number of months it would take to sell the currently listed homes in any given market), We look for slowing markets and we look for markets that are… [Read More]

Do I Need A Property Manager?

If you have a residential or commercial property and are planning to rent it you might want to consider a property manager. A first time investor might become overwhelmed with the time required to effectively manage the property. Between writing leases, knowing the  legal steps that are needed to protect yourself and all of the… [Read More]

Tired of the Rental Games ?

By MrLandlord.com Are you tired of the games you continue to personally experience with trying to manage rental property yourself? Can you relate to any of the other following 9 statements: You’ve tried managing your properties yourself and you’ve had it! It’s just not working out! You’re tired of having to collect rents and deal… [Read More]

5 Discoveries that changed the way I invest in Real Estate

by Larry Arth Real Estate Investor: Every investor has some successes, and boy do they like to share them. You can learn a lot from these successes. And, if they are tried and true, by all means you want to duplicate them. However, I believe far more valuable lessons come from mistakes that are made…. [Read More]

The Most Important Thing About Buying Homes at Auction

by R J Palano,Active Real Estate Investor If you’re watching “Flip this House” or “Property Wars” on television, take my advice: Turn it off. These shows are orchestrated BS showing potential buyers doing inadequate research hoping they find a pot of gold in a house. If this is your approach, you will lose. You would… [Read More]

Six Steps To Building Your Passive Real Estate Investment Portfolio

by Larry Arth Larry Arth’s real estate investor Do what we were all taught not to do in school – copy your neighbor’s work. That’s right. To be an effective passive investor you need to simply research and duplicate. The passive investment model is easy duplicated once you understand it. Here are the six steps… [Read More]

Landlords- Get Paid On Time!

Getting tenants to pay rent on time can be a full time job. Set yourself up for success and avoid the hassles of late rent payment with the following creative ideas: 1. Make It Automatic. Perhaps a renter is simply forgetful or very busy. If they always have an excuse as to why their rent… [Read More]

How To Analyze Investment Property Listings Before You Buy

When purchasing a property for investment you have to get past the professional photos and price and see the potential.As an investor you need to sort through the listings to determine what matches your investment criteria.Once you determine a match you can explore other factors when making your decision. To help you pick a great… [Read More]

How to Update Older Rental Properties & Add Value

Older rental properties have a lot of character, but they can also require a lot of work. Making updates to an older property also can work in your benefit by making your unit more competitive and desirable to renters. Although it’s ideal to update as much as possible to give your property a fresh look,… [Read More]

Is It Time To Revisit Your Insurance?

There have been incredible weather events worldwide from flooding to hurricanes. Insurance is a necessity for investment property. You pay with the hope that you will never have to use it . With all the different emergencies, disasters or problems that can happen to a rental property, perhaps it is time to re-look at the… [Read More]

How Much Rent Can I Charge For My Rental?

This is usually one of the first questions investors ask us .  When buying investment property choose wisely when selecting a realtor.  Buy from a realtor who has experience in managing a portfolio of properties.  The realtor with no experience in property management will only be guessing when they answer this question.   If you are… [Read More]

Realizing The Benefits Of A Property Manager

Many times property owners question property management services because of the fees. There is much more to managing rental property than “just collecting the rent” and we are sure you realize this. If you look at the complete picture, the costs are absorbed in many ways. Tax BenefitsThe most obvious benefit is that all management… [Read More]

Il Villagio Review

Il Villagio Condo’s are one of my top recommendations when asked what is an ideal Jacksonville location to work and play in the same area. With Mediterranean style architecture and barrel tile roofs this is a beautiful gated community. Close to entertainment, dining,nightlife , shopping and a short drive to the beaches. Il Villagio has… [Read More]

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