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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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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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How To Handle An Eviction

Posted by CT Homes // June 7, 2019

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If you own rental property long enough eventually you will be faced with an eviction. Every landlord thinks evictions will never happen on their properties, but they are more common than you may think. Your tenant can be great for eight months and then out of the blue be hit with an unexpected financial setback. […]


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When To Hire A Property Manager

Posted by JD Esajian // January 11, 2019

There are two sides to every debate. For some reason, the world of real estate investing is full of debates. One of the more common debates is whether to hire a dedicated property manager. In a perfect world, every landlord would have someone to run their property. As much as there is a definite benefit, […]


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Landlording Tips

Posted by JD Esajian // December 21, 2018

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 is easy. You buy a property, find some tenants […]


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5 Tasks To Complete At The End Of Every Lease

Posted by JD Esajian // May 5, 2017

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No landlord likes dealing with tenant turnover however, it is a critical part of the job. How you deliver the rental to your tenant often sets the tone for the rest of the lease. If the property is sloppy, or even dirty, your tenants will feel that since you don’t take care of it they […]


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Finding The Right Tenants: 4 Screening Tips

Posted by JD Esajian // January 6, 2017

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Screening potential tenants is the most important thing you can do as a landlord. Every problem during a lease can be traced back to your screening process.  If you are lax on your screening you will let many more bad tenants slip through the cracks.  Tenant screening is not like opening up an investigation.  In […]


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