Monthly Archives: April 2016

5 Ways To Improve Rental Property Cash Flow

Posted by JD Esajian // April 15, 2016


Cash flow is the most important consideration when buying a rental property. Appreciation is nice but far from a guarantee.  A rental property with strong monthly cash flow will positively impact your overall real estate portfolio.  It is important to stay on top of your rental market, expenses and any changes in rent at all […]

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5 Tips To Improve Your Negotiation Skills

Posted by JD Esajian // April 14, 2016

real estate partnership

Negotiation is a major characteristic of being a successful real estate investor. You use this skill on a daily basis more than you may realize.  Not only is this helpful in finding deals but many other aspects of your business as well.  You negotiate in almost everything you do and everything you purchase.  Successful negotiation […]

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How To Improve Your Property Evaluation Skills

Posted by JD Esajian // April 13, 2016

property evaluation

One of the biggest differences between average investors and great ones is their ability to quickly evaluate a property. The great investors can walk into a new listing and within minutes know what they want to offer, what they anticipate spending and what the expected after repair value will be. Getting to this point takes […]

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Helpful Hints To Maintain Your Credit Score

Posted by JD Esajian // April 12, 2016

Repairing your credit for real estate

Your credit score is something that you cannot take for granted. You may only use credit a handful of times a year but when you do you need your scores to be strong.  A poor credit score will increase interest rates, fees and may even cause your application to be denied.  Conversely strong scores give […]

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Pros And Cons Of A Real Estate License

Posted by JD Esajian // April 11, 2016

real estate license

There are many different ways to find deals in the real estate world. One of the most popular methods is by obtaining a real estate license.  It has long been preached that a real estate license will give your business an added boost.  While it can certainly help at times it may not be as […]

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Why You Need To Stand Firm On Your Rental Policies

Posted by JD Esajian // April 8, 2016

As a landlord you can’t control everything with your rental property. There are times when you think you have the perfect tenant only to find they are breaking the rules of your lease.  How you respond when you hear the news directly reflects the success of your property.  If you turn your head and continue […]

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How To Invest In Real Estate While Keeping Your Day Job

Posted by JD Esajian // April 7, 2016

part time investor

Real estate investing has undergone numerous changes in the past two decades. Perhaps the biggest change is with the number of part time investors.  For years a majority of real estate investors entered the business on a full time basis.  This was not just a hobby but a career.  In recent years there has been […]

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5 Step Process To Acquiring Your Next Big Deal

Posted by JD Esajian // April 6, 2016

offer on a home

There is a lot that goes into buying a great investment property. It takes a combination of due diligence and hard work in several different areas.  If you let your guard down in any area along the way you open yourself up to trouble.  One mistake with an investment property can end up costing you […]

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Lender Approval Made Easy With 3 Simple Steps

Posted by JD Esajian // April 5, 2016

private lending

There are more loan financing options than ever before. Between hard money, private money and personal capital it is easy to forget about traditional lender financing.  Even though banks have gotten a bad rap over the years they are still a very attractive financing option.  The near record low interest rates alone make them a […]

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Buy And Hold Rental Basics

Posted by JD Esajian // April 4, 2016

buy and hold

It wasn’t too long ago that buy and hold rentals were the most popular form of real estate investing. While the popularity of this niche has declined in recent years it is still as profitable as ever.  Finding the right rental property in the right market can supply the perfect mix of short term monthly […]

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