Author Archives: CT Homes

Navigating Rental Ownership during the Pandemic

Posted by CT Homes // May 6, 2020

Rental property ownership is filled with ups and downs. If you currently own residential real estate you may be faced with the most difficult period of your ownership. In addition to trying to navigate your personal financial situation, you have to worry about rent coming in from your tenants. The protection of your lease may […]


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What To Do If You Can’t Make Your Next Mortgage Payment

Posted by CT Homes // April 28, 2020

As financially damaging as the mortgage collapse of 2009 was, it wasn’t nearly as widespread as what we are currently facing. There are many people in various sectors who are currently not earning a paycheck or generating income. Savings have been exhausted and paying everyday bills has become more difficult. Fortunately, the government has thrown […]


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Buying Or Selling Real Estate After It Is Conveyed

Posted by CT Homes // January 31, 2020

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More often than not, real estate transactions can get tricky, especially if you’re purchasing a property where the previous owner has passed away. Conveying ownership in this scenario can tack on several months to the process and engulf your business if you let it. On the flip side many prospective buyers know this and are […]


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Purchasing Your First Rental Property

Posted by CT Homes // January 17, 2020

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Nothing is more beneficial to your long term financial health than the right rental property. Sure, quick flips and rehabs are great for the short term but a strategic acquisition of a rental property can completely change your portfolio. Not only are they a source for surplus monthly cash flow, but they also build equity […]


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Buying Rental Properties in Poor Locations

Posted by CT Homes // December 20, 2019

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One of the things that makes real estate investing so great is that there are different options for different tastes. A situation that you would may personally be staunchly opposed to, someone else may see value in. It doesn’t make either of you right or wrong, it simply boils down to personal evaluation. One of […]


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How To Successfully Purchase A Rental Property Purchase

Posted by CT Homes // November 22, 2019

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A rental property purchase is not the same as a fix and flip project. With a fix and flip deal, you are focused on generating short term profits whereas a buy and hold rental may be in your portfolio for several years. It is essential that you know everything about your rental market, the property […]


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How To Be A Better Landlord

Posted by CT Homes // November 8, 2019

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Investing in rental properties can be one of the most difficult things you do in real estate. It can also be one of the most profitable if executed properly. Being a landlord is not exactly rocket science. You find a property, make subtle improvements, get good tenants and collect rent checks. Your rent checks should […]


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How To Attract Tenants To Your Rental Property

Posted by CT Homes // October 25, 2019

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Having a quality rental property is not enough to attract tenants. In hot markets good rentals may be a dime a dozen. You need to come up with ways to have your property stand out from the crowd. Instead of massive upgrades throughout the property you are better off making subtle, but impactful, changes. Updating […]


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The Biggest Challenges Of Self-Managing A Rental Property

Posted by CT Homes // October 11, 2019

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There is no greater long term investment in real estate than a quality rental property. The right rental will not only provide short term cash flow in the way of surplus rents received, but can give you the potential for appreciation years down the road. All the while you can take advantage of many tax […]


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The Impact Of A Foreclosure On Your Credit Report

Posted by CT Homes // September 27, 2019

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There are few things more impactful to your financial health than a foreclosure. Aside from a bankruptcy, a property foreclosure is one of the worst things that can negatively affect your credit. Not only does it hurt your credit in the short term, but it has a lasting impact that could take years to recover. […]


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