Rental Investors: Avoid These Four Profit Killers . October 10, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate Investment

By Kerry Curry, Contributing Writer

Enthusiasm can get the best of first-time residential real estate investors who’ve made the decision to invest and can’t wait to buy and rent out their first property. But wait! Strong profits and a steady …

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Summer Safety Tips for Renters July 25, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Landlords

By Kerry Curry, Contributing Writer

It’s summer, and the temperature is rising across the country. This is the time of year when renters enjoy spending time outdoors — swimming, barbecuing and enjoying a cold drink.

It’s also a good time …

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How to Calculate Fair Market Rental Value February 29, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate Investment

By Darren Weaver, Assistant Vice President, Product Development, B2R Finance

Deciding what to charge for rent is no simple matter, but there are steps you can take to ensure you are charging the fair market rental value for your area.…

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Is Turnkey Real Estate Investing Right for You? February 15, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate Investment

By Kerry Curry, B2R Contributing Writer

Turnkey investing offers a lot of allure for the busy or remote investor, but still demands a time commitment up front to be done correctly.…

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How to Budget for Rental Property Vacancy and Repair Costs January 4, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate Investment

By Kerry Curry, B2R Contributing Writer

Single-family rental property investors, especially those new to the business, typically underestimate their variable expenses, the biggest drivers of which are vacancy and repair costs.…

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By Anthony Cazazian, Senior Vice President, B2R Finance

Investing in stabilized rental properties offers several benefits for the residential real estate investor. A property is considered to be stabilized if it is in lease-ready condition and is occupied by a …

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By Brianna Bobola, Marketing Writer, B2R Finance

With fall just around the corner, we can’t help but think of change and improvement, and that goes for rental properties, too. Managing normal wear and tear on your rental is an ongoing …

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By Trenton T. Roberts, Partner at Roberts & Willie, PLLC in Houston, Texas

Even the best tenant screening methods may not protect you from having to evict someone from your rental property.…

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By Brianna Bobola, Marketing Writer, B2R Finance

Rental property investors should consider a variety of renovations and other property enhancements to increase profits and attract better-qualified tenants.

When deciding how to prioritize your property improvements, it’s important to weigh the …

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Reduce Property Taxes

By Mike Hanna, Managing Partner, Investmark Mortgage LLC

It’s springtime, which means you’ve likely received your Notice of Appraised Value on your rental homes for the current year.

We’ve all heard that housing values are rising, but that doesn’t necessarily …

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Buy to Flip or Buy to Hold? February 9, 2015

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate, Real Estate Investment

Flip or HoldBy John Cantleberry, Business Development, B2R Finance

It’s not uncommon for residential real estate investors to begin dabbling in real estate by flipping homes before pursuing a buy-to-hold strategy.

Flipping a home may bring in more money over a shorter …

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B2R Finance understands the challenges that residential real estate investors face every day. Whether it’s working to improve cash flow, convert loans to better terms and unlock equity from existing property, or even trying to fund new acquisitions.  We work …

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Tips to Rent Your Homes Out Quickly March 12, 2014

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Landlords, Real Estate, Renters

B2R Finance Guest Post by Mark Ferguson, InvestFourMore.com

One of the most important parts of investing in long-term rentals is finding a great renter.  There are many different ways to rent a home, I will break down exactly how …

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9 Ways to Keep Your Tenants Happy! January 27, 2014

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Landlords, Real Estate, Renters

Every rental home landlord knows that it takes significant time and money to attract and retain good tenants. It just makes good business sense to strive for happy, long term tenants in your rental properties.

Below is a list of …

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Landlord Checklist For the New Year December 30, 2013

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Contractors, Landlords, Real Estate, Renters

As a single family rental property landlord, take the opportunity in January to perform regular safety and maintenance checks, replacing and repairing items that need attention. This may save you or your management company repair calls throughout the year, as …

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