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The effects of higher interest rates can have a chilling effect on real estate investment, but it doesn’t mean you can’t insulate yourself from the cold.

Real estate investment has never sailed on a sea of tranquility. Sometimes the waters can get a little choppy. And sometimes a strong storm can send your entire investment adrift. Those are the risks. But even with the occasional roller-coaster rides that come with financial investing, real estate is still th...

Establishing a Better Tenant Welcome Package Template Can Pay Dividends Down the Road

If you own rental properties, you already know that being a landlord can sometimes be a thankless job. Even if you’re “in compliance” with every housing ordinance under local, state and federal law, that doesn’t mean that your tenants will automatically sing your praises. Let’s face it, being up to “up to code” is not a sexy selling point in the marketplace.

But the stereotypical image of the cold, greedy landlord seems to be thawing. One reason for the warming of the renter-ren...