Entries Tagged as 'self improvement'

Do Tenants Scare You?

January 29th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Landlord & Tenant Board, Personal House, Property Management, Rental Property

New landlords may be frightened or intimidated by the idea of tenants. Certainly there’s no shortage of scary nightmare tenant stories. I have to admit that after years in the business the bad ones do stick with you. I’ve helped many landlords deal with problem tenants and yes, the situations caused by these tenants can […]

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Dealing with Problems

November 4th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Kids & Family

I’m about to tell you one of the most absolute truisms of life here, so listen up. When I was a high school drop out and general, mope around, coffee drinking loser, I had a great friend named Arthur Girard. He can take the credit for getting me back in school and putting me on […]

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Landlord 101 – Tenant Relationships

October 19th, 2010 · 6 Comments · Buying or Selling Your Property, Rental Property

Most tenants are good to deal with. Does that surprise you after everything I’ve said about bad tenants on this blog? It’s the truth. Otherwise this entire business would be utterly impossible. Landlords often call or email me about problem tenants. They often want to know how the law works in their situation. Just because […]

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5 Tips Learned From Flipping Out

October 14th, 2010 · Comments Off on 5 Tips Learned From Flipping Out · Rental Property

I’ve watched Jeff Lewis of the TV show Flippin Out. This is probably the only show about flipping houses left on TV now that the United States real estate market has collapsed. If you haven’t watched it, it was originally about a designer, Jeff Lewis, who bought, renovated and flipped house in California. He really […]

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August 15th, 2010 · 6 Comments · Mortgages

A while back I wrote a post about Real Estate Investment Requirements for Success. In that post I detailed how there are actually two parts to being successful in real estate investment. My experience has been in managing and making money for the owners of the property I’m given. There is no choice for Property […]

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