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Rental Property Maintenance Myths That You Should Never Believe

In Rental Property by Bergan & Company

When you start laying out the typical fees for managing a property, some potential investors might shudder at the thought. If they didn’t consider rental property maintenance as a part of the cost of doing business in the rental market, it might take the stars out of their eyes. However, there are other potential investors who think that there are …

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The Ultimate Rental Property Investment Strategy: The Only Formula You Need

In Rental Property by Bergan & Company

There are just over 43 million housing units occupied by renters in the US. Not every one of those housing units is making its landlord a profit, though. That’s because not all landlords follow the right rental property investment strategy. Buying a rental property and turning a profit takes education and some trial and error. But there are definitely a …

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Is Buying a Townhouse a Good Investment?

In Real Estate Investing by Bergan & Company

As of 2016, almost 30% of Americans were renting their homes. Today, the number of people renting is even higher than it was then. More people renting means more potential profits to be made form rental income. That is, potential profits stand to be made if you know how to make smart real estate investments. And inquiring into buying a townhouse is a …

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4 Facts to Know Before Investing in Single-Family Homes

In Real Estate Investing by Bergan & Company

Are you considering investing in real estate? If not, you should be. There’s no better time than the present to invest – particularly in single-family homes. A combination of factors including a strong market outlook, low unemployment, and a shift in renter profiles has made single-family home investing the preferred choice for many property owners, regardless of their net worth. …

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Second Home vs Investment Property: How Do the Mortgages Differ?

In Real Estate Investing by Bergan & Company

Real estate is Americans’ favorite long term investment. While the stock market is often glamorized as the way to make it big, the real money is in real estate. If you’re looking to invest in real estate, you’ll have to purchase some property. Chances are, you’ll need to take out a mortgage. Mortgages for primary residences are significantly different than …

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What’s the Best Way to Collect Rent?

In Rental Property by Bergan & Company

What’s the best way to collect rent from your tenants? The answer to this question varies widely, depending on who you ask. Some landlords prefer to be hands-on and like face-to-face collection. Others are hands-off and would rather use a third-party management firm or allow online options. But one thing is clear: No matter what method of rent collection you …

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Terrible Tenants Got You Down? 6 Sneaky Ways to Get Rid of Bad Tenants

In Tenant Law by Bergan & Company

One of the worst parts of being a landlord is dealing with difficult tenants. If they’re in violation of their lease agreement, it’s easy – you can evict them for breach of contract. But what happens if they’re loud or you suspect they’re doing something illegal but can’t prove it? There are some sneaky ways to get rid of bad …