Author: Chris Yongchu

Making the Decision

Owning a small rental property is one way of achieving the dream of home ownership. But, in buying a rental property, you don’t just become a new homeowner, you also take on the responsibilities of becoming a landlord. Your rental property is not only your home, but also your business. As a business owner, you […]

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How to stay up-to-date with rental rates

As a landlord, you always want to stay up-to-date with the real estate market on an ongoing basis to know your home’s value. If your strategy is to sell when the market is up, it’s smart to keep tabs on home value so you can see when the time is right. You’ll also want to […]

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Being a Landlord: Earning a Living with Rental Properties

If you had the option, owning assets that earned income is a better financial strategy than owning assets that create expenses. If you own a house, for example, you need to pay for maintenance, repairs, taxes, mortgage interest, landscaping, utilities, or even sometimes homeowner association fees (HOA). However, if you own a house or apartment […]

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