The Rental Investor Blog

The Key to Successful Rental Properties

There are few things in our daily lives better than finding a good deal: The hunt and bargaining at a yard sale; Researching and finding that perfect car at a bargain price; Finding a perfect...

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Cash Flow Calculator & Tools for Making Money on Your Rental Property

When you’re looking at investment properties to rent out, you’ll probably be tempted by gorgeous rental buildings with a plethora of amenities, great location, and good views. But at the end of...

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How to Find and Qualify Tenants for Your Rental Property

You can work hard to get your ducks in a row for your investment properties—keeping detailed records, using the rental property management software, maintaining your properties, and improving your...

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The Next Frontier of Rental Property Management Software

I recently came across a great article about the Next Frontier Of Property Management Technology. The article explains how the DIY real estate investor is changing and becoming more sophisticated....

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Rental Property Management: Do it Yourself or Hire a Property Manager?

It's a tough call for investors and property owners: should you manage your own properties or hire an agency to do the work for you? A property management company seems pretty tempting, and for...

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Rental Property Calculator vs Rental Property Analysis

When investing in real estate, many investors head straight to their favorite tool – a rental property calculator. These tools allow you to enter your purchase information, operating expenses, and...

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Your First Rental Property: Risks & How to Mitigate Them

Real estate is always a safe investment, or so the conventional wisdom goes. There's some truth in the statement, given the fact that it's unlikely you'll lose everything you put into real estate...

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Managing Expenses on Rental Properties

When it comes to investing in rental properties, there are 2 expenses you can always expect, taxes and repairs. Not much we can do about taxes here at Rental Investor, but maintenance is right up...

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3 Rental Investing Issues to Discuss with your Spouse

My husband has always had big dreams. When he approached me with the idea of investing in real estate rentals, it wasn't an automatic, yes. It wasn't an enthusiastic, yes either.

Let's say my risk...

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Should You Invest in Stocks or Real Estate?

Today, I will start the first of our series about investing in real estate. Should you invest in real estate or not? Since this is Rental Investor, we will focus on rental investments vs flipping...

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