Making Repairs Archive

Everything real estate investors need to know about repairs and renovations to spot and evaluate new investment opportunities and build equity on existing properties.

Water Heater Making a Popping Noise? Repair Tips for Landlords

Water Heater Making a Popping Noise? Repair Tips for Landlords

Performing maintenance and responding to tenant repair reports is an important part of being a rental property owner. When it comes to home maintenance, you, the landlord, are responsible for the foll...

7 Ways to Build Sweat Equity in Real Estate Investments

7 Ways to Build Sweat Equity in Real Estate Investments

Building equity in your home is an important step, especially if that home is an investment and you want to flip it for a profit. Real estate investments carry a lot of risk at times, which is why you...

Removing Sliding Closet Doors: What Landlords Need to Know

Removing Sliding Closet Doors: What Landlords Need to Know

When you purchase homes to turn into rental investment properties, you’ll need to decide which repairs or upgrades to make to attract tenants. The closets are usually one of the most overlooked area...

What Does Sweat Equity Mean and Why Does It Matter?

What Does Sweat Equity Mean and Why Does It Matter?

Successful real estate investors know there’s more to making a profit than buying low and selling high. When you buy a property, how do you increase its value enough to make the profit you want? ...

What's the Commercial Real Estate 1% Rule?

What’s the Commercial Real Estate 1% Rule?

There are no sure things in real estate investment, but there are tried-and-true rules that investors use to hedge their bets. One of them is the 1% rule. If you’re thinking about getting started in...

tax penalty

What Is Investment Property Insurance and Do You Need It?

If you’re counting on an investment property to generate income, the last thing you want is for some unforeseen expense to obliterate your profits. Not only would this be counterproductive, but it c...

House Flip

Pros & Cons: House Flipping vs Turnkey Investment Properties

When it comes to real estate investing, the two top options are clear: house flipping or turnkey investments. While both options can help you meet your ROI goals, they’re very different investment s...

How Much Does It Cost to Demolish a House?

Whether you’re looking to buy your neighbor’s property and demolish their house to clear out a view or simply want to knock down an old house to make way for a new one—it’s going to cost you m...

What Is The Best Carpet for Rental Properties? Is Vinyl a Better Option?

Investors have a lot of design decisions to make as they set up their rental property. Door handles and trims may not make a huge difference, but one choice can make a big impact on the costs of your ...

Building a House

Learn the True Cost to Rebuild a House

What’s the true cost to rebuild a house? Sometimes, we might joke about things being so bad that we wish we could just knock down our house and start all over again. And, while often expressed in...