Tips for buying your first investment property

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Real estate is one of America’s favorite investments — and with good reason. In an ideal scenario, you buy an investment property, pay down the mortgage with rental payments, and keep the profits when you later sell. Demand for investment properties has been climbing for several years, and most of the push is coming from…

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Multifamily rent growth stays negative but may recover soon


Multifamily rent growth remained in negative territory in February, but the latest Yardi Matrix report showed recovery signs. National average rents dipped by 0.1% year over year last month. But while national rent growth was negative, annual rents have steadily inched closer to positive since October. According to Yardi, February could be the last month…

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What Is Emergency Maintenance?

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If you own rental property used in the Central Valley, the most common problem that you may have to deal with sooner rather than later is a tenant calling you with an emergency maintenance situation. Emergency maintenance calls are common when you own rental properties but, the reality is that in most cases, a tenant…

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Rental Property Spring Cleaning Tips

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Spring is around the corner, and if you’re like most landlords in the Central Valley, you’re thinking about leasing season, especially if your property has been sitting vacant for any length of time. One of the best things that you can do to get your property ready for new tenants is to focus on spring…

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