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20 01, 2016

How to Maximize Your Rental Income Without Losing Tenants

2016-10-26T21:12:42+00:00 By |Making Money, Orlando Landlord Tips, Rentals, Saving Money, Tenant Relations|

When purchasing investment property to hold and lease, certainly one of your key goals is typically to maximize your rental income - and when doing so, there are usually two primary ways to increase your bottom line over time. One is to increase the rental income to your tenants. The other is to decrease your [...]

12 09, 2013

Orlando Landlord Tips: How to Get a Free Water Heater!

2016-10-26T21:12:46+00:00 By |Investor Mentality, Maintenance, Rentals, Saving Money, Tenant Relations|

Is water heated by a free hot water heater any less hot than one you purchase?  Unless you’re a rap superstar, you probably don’t like spending money you don’t have to.  And, unless you have a religious issue with it, odds are pretty good that you enjoy getting stuff for free.  Luckily for you, if [...]

3 09, 2013

Commercial vs Residential Financing

2016-10-26T21:12:46+00:00 By |Financing, Investing, Multi-Family Investing, Multi-Family Properties, Saving Money|

Generally speaking, it is more difficult to finance a multi-family property than a single-family home, assuming you are using traditional financing (i.e.- a bank or similar commercial lending institution).  The main reason for this is due to the relative marketability of a multi-family property, compared to a single-family home.  There is a bigger market for [...]

31 08, 2013

Having the Investor Mindset

2016-10-26T21:12:46+00:00 By |Investing, Investor Mentality, Rentals, Saving Money, Tenant Relations, Uncategorized, Vacancy|

No one is born a landlord.  Nobody is born with the investor mindset.  Some choose to become landlords as part of an investment strategy.  Others become ‘accidental landlords’ when a job transfer or other unpredictable life event forces them to rent their former residence.  Regardless, to be a good landlord requires a little finesse, a [...]

29 08, 2013

Orlando Landlord Tips: Keep Cooling Costs Low in Your Florida Investment Property

2016-10-26T21:12:46+00:00 By |Home Inspection, Maintenance, Orlando Landlord Tips, Saving Money|

It’s been a hot summer here in the City Beautiful, and we still have about a month and a half to go with the thermometer hovering over 90 degrees.  Despite technically being considered ‘fall’, September is often one of the hottest months of the year in Central Florida, forcing many Floridians to spend hundreds of [...]