Invisible Wear Adds Up

The invisible wear and damage to a property are often some of the worst. Too often, these issues are easily ignored or missed, allowing the problems to expand and compound. This is why it is critical to keep up on maintenance and why you must always look for these...

Winterization Tips

8 Essential Steps in Designing Your Rental Properties for Easy Winterization Winters will come and go, and you will have to winterize your rental properties for every cold season you encounter. In preparation for this, you could design your property so that when the...

Lowering Rent + Long-term Results

  Should you Lower the Rent to Secure Good Long-Term Tenants There are pros and cons to lowering the rent to secure a good long-term tenant. As a landlord, you know that the biggest hassle you will experience is dealing with a bad tenant. Good, long-term tenants...

Repaint, Reface or Replace Kitchen Cabinets?

Kitchens are an important room in any home. People spend hours in them cooking, eating, and cleaning. The cabinets and countertops see a lot of action, so there comes a point when some sort of renovation is called for. The question every real estate investor asks is:...

Getting Rid of Popcorn Ceilings

Popcorn ceilings were popular in the 1970s, and chances are you might own an older rental property that still has them. They are unsightly, and could potentially scare away potential tenants. If tenants are not scared away completely, you might have to drastically...

Why do Gutters Matter?

Gutters are an important part of a building’s exterior. Badly-maintained gutters can result in basic roof damage because they pull away from the building, as well as in water damage to walls and foundation areas because rain and snow melt is not channeled away...