Landlord Resources

The Biggest Challenges Of Self-Managing A Rental Property

Posted by CT Homes // December 5, 2022

Rental Property

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. For those that specialize in self-managed properties, they may be able […]


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Tips for Landlording: Do’s and Don’ts

Posted by JD Esajian // October 28, 2022

There are more rental property opportunities available today than ever before. A growing number of potential homebuyers are holding off and flooding the rental market. This has created ample demand for rental properties and in turn demand for landlords. On the surface, owning a rental property might seem easy. You buy a property, find some […]


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Guide to Rental Property Bookkeeping

Posted by CT Homes // April 4, 2022

Real estate and rental property bookkeeping might not be the most exciting element of investing in real estate, but it’s a necessary mechanic within the real estate machine. Some real estate investors might hire an accountant or professional bookkeeper to keep track of their property expenses because understanding these figures is critical for properly running […]


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Rental Income Tax Rate

Posted by CT Homes // March 17, 2022

In life two things are certain and, as we all know, one of those is taxes. Tax season seems to always be around the corner, and for rental property investors that can mean that some paperwork is on the horizon. Understanding the tax rate for rental income can be an overwhelming task. Between identifying all […]


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Guide to Selling a House with Tenants

Posted by CT Homes // January 31, 2022

There are several reasons why you might be ready to sell an investment property. Whether you’re attempting to sell a house or a rental property, sometimes investors need to move on to the next venture. Perhaps it’s time to take advantage of the appreciation value, or maybe you need more time to focus on other […]


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Cash for Keys: What It Means for Rental Properties

Posted by CT Homes // November 11, 2021

Cash for Keys: What It Means for Rental Properties As the owner of a rental property, eviction is never a fun prospect to have to consider. Maybe it’s an issue with a tenant adhering to their lease conditions or has numerous missed rent payments. Regardless, evicting problematic tenants is a natural part of ensuring landlords […]


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Should You Sell or Keep Your Rental Property? | CT Homes

Posted by CT Homes // October 6, 2021

People invest in rental properties for countless reasons and each rental property is different. Whether it’s a condominium in a city with numerous tenants or a vacation home that’s rented for only a few months of the year, owning rental property has its fair share of exciting advantages and unique challenges. At some point or […]


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5 Real Estate Exit Strategies

Posted by CT Homes // August 24, 2021

Real Estate Exit Strategies

Rental property and real estate investments should not be a decision made lightly without the proper preparation. As with any investment, it’s crucial to consider all the moving parts before diving into a decision. Especially with the ever-fluctuating state of real estate, it’s easy to get caught off guard with just the slightest change in […]


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Do Renters Need A Home Inspection Too?

Posted by CT Homes // March 8, 2021

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Should you get a rental property inspection before signing a lease? A home inspection is the norm when you buy property, but they’re virtually unheard of for renters.  Is that a big mistake? If you ask for a rental property inspection before signing a lease, are you just being a pain, or are you making a […]


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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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