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Do I Need Homeowner’s Insurance for a Rental Property?

Data from the Insurance Information Institute (III) shows that between 2017 and 2021, nearly 6% of insured homes filed a claim on their homeowner’s insurance policy. While 6% doesn’t seem like a high number, the average cost of damage was about $15,000. Homes with fire damage experienced over $80,000 in damages!  If you don’t have a property insurance policy, you…

Beth Davis
Beth Davis
January 31, 2024

What Exactly Does Landlord Insurance Cover?

If you’re a rental property owner, you probably already know how to set aside a percentage of your rental income to cover general maintenance and repairs. But what are you to do if a storm rolls through and causes extensive property damage? Should you use personal savings, a credit card, or a loan to pay for the repairs?  Luckily, you…

Beth Davis
Beth Davis
January 25, 2024

4 Ways to Create Rental Property Passive Income

Are rental properties a good investment? They certainly can be!  The average passive income from a rental property is around 7-8% after expenses and taxes. However, depending on your location, the rental real estate market, and costs, you could see a positive cash flow of up to 15%.  Additionally, the more properties you own, the more your net worth will…

Beth Davis
Beth Davis
December 7, 2023

Tenant Screening: 8 Questions to Ask Renters

Did you know that for-profit rental companies only own a fifth of all rentals in the U.S.? According to data from the 2018 Census, individuals own an overwhelming majority of rental properties, and most only own one or two properties.  Yet, these landlords sometimes lack the same resources as rental companies and, thus, may face challenges in finding tenants for…

Beth Davis
Beth Davis
October 26, 2023

Top Tips for Advertising Rental Properties on Social Media

As a property owner, you are always looking for ways to market your property, reach potential tenants, and fill your rental properties quickly. Social media marketing can be an influential tool for rental property owners and managers: approximately three-quarters of American adults have adopted social media, making it an ideal platform for connecting with prospective renters. Creating engaging content and…

Beth Davis
Beth Davis
May 22, 2023

How To Buy a Second Home and Rent the First

Building long-term wealth and generating passive income is more achievable than many might think. The strategy and process for how to buy a second home and rent the first are the first steps toward creating a real estate portfolio and establishing a plan for buildable wealth. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the process so you can get started…

Beth Davis
Beth Davis
May 8, 2023

What Is Considered Excessive Noise in an Apartment?

And Is It the Landlord's Responsibility? Excessive noise, or “noise pollution,” can quickly become an escalated problem in rental apartments and have significant consequences. The meaning of "excessive" may vary depending on the setting or context, but it's essential to familiarize oneself with the causes and how to address them. Furthermore, ignoring this issue could result in potential legal repercussions…

Beth Davis
Beth Davis
April 24, 2023

How to Make More Money From Rental Properties

Are you wondering how to make money from rental properties? Knowing how to choose the right property, set competitive rates, and manage a property effectively is essential for a successful rental property investment. This blog post will explore how you can start making money from rental properties today. Research the Market When it comes to owning rental properties, doing your…

Beth Davis
Beth Davis
April 17, 2023

How to Find a Good Tenant for Your Rental Property

According to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), there are more than 44 million renters in the U.S. Due to the soaring real estate prices, many are outpriced in the housing market, and renting is cheaper. However, this is excellent news for you if you own investment properties for rent because there are many potential renters ready to…

Beth Davis
Beth Davis
March 28, 2023

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