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Investment Properties and Property Management

From single family rentals to fourplexes and apartment buildings to commercial high rises, investing in real estate brings rewards to many. Learn how to buy investment properties, work with tenants, understand leases and evictions, hire property managers or buy mortgages and trust deeds.

At the time of writing, Elizabeth Weintraub, DRE # 00697006, is a Broker-Associate at Lyon Real Estate in Sacramento, California.

  1. 1031 Exchanges (7)
  2. Buy Fix Sell (6)
  3. Home Repair and Care (14)
  4. Real Estate Gurus (4)

What are the Benefits to Paying Cash for a Home?
Advantages and benefits to paying cash for a home. Ways to beat out other non-cash offers. Why a home seller might prefer cash.

Tearing Down a House
Determining if a house is worth tearing down. Steps to take before you tear down a house and thorough explanation of that process. Alternatives to tearing down a house.

Selling Seller Carry-back Mortgages
Selling a carry-back mortgage to an investor. About seller carry-back mortgages, benefits to home sellers who carry financing and how to sell the carry-back mortgage by discounting its value.

Finding Easy-to-Rent Houses
Not all homes are easy to rent. There are a number of variables that determine whether a home has potential as a rental.

John T. Reed's Seminar Reviews
John T. Reed has compiled an excellent directory of seminar gurus, real estate authors and Web sites to avoid. If there is no positive recommendation for a particular author or speaker, consider Reed's advice negative and look elsewhere.

How to Find Good Rentals
Doing your homework before you buy an investment property will help to assure that you don't make mistakes of inexperienced investors. For example, you don't want to pay more than you need to acquire a good rental, and ideally you would like cash flow.

National Real Estate Investor
Industry news about real estate investing that includes such properties as office buildings, multi-family units, retail, industrial and hotel.

Institute of Real Estate Mgt.
Professional residential and commercial property management association offers resources and educational tools for anyone interested in property management or learning more about the real estate management industry.

Investment Properties Information
Investment articles and information for beginners, including an investment blog, lists of cities that outperform and ways to find property managers.

How to Rent Out A House
How to rent out your house and turn your home into a rental. Pros and cons to handling your own rentals. About property management companies.

Identifying the Replacement Property for a 1031 Exchange
How to identify the replacement property in a 1031 Exchange in a real world transaction.

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