Do You Need Rental Property Insurance?

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Investing in a rental property is a great way to earn passive income, grow your real estate portfolio, and enjoy tax benefits. However, it’s always important to make sure that your investment is protected. Rental property insurance (also referred to as a “landlord policy”) covers the unique risks associated with renting out a residence for… Read more »

Is My Rental Property Considered a Business?

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Whether you’re the landlord of a single-family home or you own a multi-unit apartment building, it’s important to understand whether your rental is considered an investment or a business because the distinction can have important tax consequences. If you’re considered a business owner, you’ll receive valuable tax deductions that don’t apply to investors. With tax… Read more »

How Should You Determine the Price of Rent?

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Figuring out the sweet spot for apartment rental pricing can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to feel impossible. It’s important to find good pricing if you hope to rent out your units. Pricing either too high or two low can result in too few applicants, not enough income, or problematic tenants. Thankfully, there are… Read more »

Should I Invest in Student Housing?

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If you’re considering investing in student housing near a university, there are a lot of things to consider. The appeal is certainly there — property near colleges is easy to fill and almost guaranteed to have full vacancy during the school year, provided it’s priced appropriately. These properties are in highly desirable areas, and if… Read more »