Landlord Issues

Transfer Tax Legislation Proposed to Tackle Corporate Landlord Imbalance

Housing or, more accurately, the lack of safe and affordable housing has been at the forefront of the national consciousness for the past few years.  Inventory is at the heart of the issue, but it is not as simple not enough actual properties.  There is also a large part of the housing stock owned for […]

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Red Flags to Spot When Buying an Investment Property – Part 1 – Property Issues

Embarking on a real estate investment journey is akin to setting out on a complex adventure, replete with potential challenges that demand acute awareness. These issues or red flags should move front and center in any analysis of a potential investment property purchase as they will have the greatest impact on a deals viability.  Categorically,

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A Quick Guide to Refinancing Investment Properties – Five Scenarios to Consider

Landlords face a myriad of financial decisions in managing a investment real estate portfolio. Among these, the strategic use of refinancing emerges as a powerful tool to optimize returns and secure long-term profitability. In my experience, there are five key situations where refinancing an investment property can be a strategic move.  While cash flow is

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Black Market Renting – A Risky Strategy That Can Cost You

By Douglas Katz – 10/10/2023 Renting out your property can be a great way to earn extra income, but it’s crucial to do it the right way.  Some property owners attempt to skirt local and broader regulations by renting their properties illegally or in the black market. This is especially on the rise with the

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Tenant Landlord Litigation Costs: What You Need to Know

By A.I. Adrinfo, Edited by Doug Katz – 04/28/23 Tenant landlord litigation can be a costly and time-consuming process. If you’re a landlord or a tenant, it’s essential to understand the potential costs involved in a legal dispute.  It’s difficult to provide an exact percentage of landlord-tenant disputes that are won by landlords since the outcome

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Don’t Get Zoned Out on Your Next Investment Property

  By A. I. Lendberg, Edited by Douglas Katz – 04/04/23 Understanding zoning is crucial for real estate investors because it can impact the intended use and development potential of a property. Zoning regulations set out the rules and requirements for land use, including permitted uses, setbacks, building height restrictions, and other factors that can

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7 Questions to Ask Yourself BEFORE Becoming a Real Estate Investor

By A. I. Lendberg, Edited by Douglas Katz – 03/15/23 While it does tend to run cyclically, real estate investing has stood the test of time as a great way to build wealth and income.  It is, however, neither simple nor easy.  Because of this, I always get worried when there is a real estate

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Beating the Tax Man on Your Real Estate Investments

By A. I. Lendberg, Edited by Douglas Katz – 03/08/23 Are you tired of Uncle Sam taking a big bite out of your real estate investing profits? Fear not, my intrepid investor! Here are some tax tips that will have you laughing all the way to the bank. Keep Accurate Records You may think of

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Is the BRRRR Strategy Entering an Ice Age?

By A.I. Lendberg, Edited by Douglas Katz – 03/06/23 The BRRRR real estate investment strategy has become increasingly popular among real estate investors in recent years. BRRRR is an acronym that stands for Buy, Rehab, Rent, Refinance, and Repeat. This strategy involves purchasing a distressed property, rehabilitating it, renting it out, refinancing the property to

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Investment Property Vesting – The Key to Asset Protection and Maximum Return

By Douglas Katz – 03/01/2023 Real estate investors are always looking for ways to protect their assets, minimize risks and maximize their financial benefit. One popular strategy is vesting investment properties in a business entity. In this article, we will discuss the benefits of this strategy and why real estate investors should consider it. Liability

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