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How To Win Going In–Properly Evaluate Your Next Investment Property

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These are the real numbers to my first ever rental property (a duplex):

GRM: 3
CAP Rate: 36%
Cash on Cash Return: 25.3% per year

These numbers should make you salivate, I was.  If not, this is a definite read! Continue reading How To Win Going In–Properly Evaluate Your Next Investment Property

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RENTAL INCOME EXPOSED!–We are opening the books! (Ep. 1)

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For this topic I will be posting a month by month exposé if you will of what it takes to run–and the intestinal fortitude required to maintain a rental property, or portfolio of properties.

I’ll also give you and idea of the income generated, gross and net so you can get a realistic view of what one might expect with a buy and hold strategy.

rental pie

The good?

I have been buying in rougher areas.  Not war zones or anything close.  But areas where management is a little more hands on, exciting, and the returns are higher–but so is the risk.

You’ll see plenty of that.  It also makes for some pretty good stories along the way.

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well, what do we have here…

Continue reading RENTAL INCOME EXPOSED!–We are opening the books! (Ep. 1)

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