ways to get long term tenants

The benefits of having long-term tenants are enough to make any property owner want to have them. They generate rental income consistently and reduce the costs of having to remarket the property and rescreen for tenants each year.  So how do you attract such high-quality, long-term renting tenants? There’s no one-size-fits-all answer to this question,…

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tips for new landlords

The idea of owning properties can be exciting as you visualize generating passive income over the long term from your real estate investment. However, managing your own rental units is not so simple. Before becoming a landlord, it’s best to check out tips and advice from those with experience. In this article, we will provide…

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                Today is April 7th 2020. Here in Orlando FL we are in the middle of local and state “stay at home” orders but are still doing business as real estate is considered an “essential business”. Afterall, people still need places to live and rental homes still need to be maintained and repaired. Things are…

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Insurance That Covers the Gaps in Your Homeowners Policy Standard “DP” landlord homeowners insurance policies cover the typical perils for all homeowners, like hurricanes, fire, liability, etc and every landlord should carry this insurance no matter what. The problem with these policies is that they do not insure against the unique risks associated with operating…

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           One of the many advantages of investing in real estate is the ability to leverage your investment dollars with inexpensive borrowed money. With positive leverage you can increase your returns in the short-term and triple or more your returns over the long term. With higher returns though, of course come…

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            There is a myth that Canadians have higher property taxes on their rental properties than local landlords. This is FALSE. All owners of investment property in Florida are taxed the same, whether you are Canadian, Floridian, or Martian! Property tax in Florida is determined by three factors: The tax…

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U.S. Income Tax: US Taxes are a complicated matter, add in CRA tax returns and how both relate to the US/Canada tax treaty and everything said below must be taken as a starting point ONLY. You absolutely need to seek the advice of a qualified and licensed tax professional/chartered professional accountant that specializes in cross-border…

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            Every day I seem to hear another question based on false or incomplete information someone may have picked up from google, a friend or even another Realtor whom simply doesn’t know better. Here are a few of the most common myths I hear and the real information you need…

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