Why are all my Tenants Deadbeats? How to Find Good Tenants!

Owning and managing rental properties can be very profitable.   As a rental property investor/owner, you may find yourself dealing one-on-one with tenants.  Make sure you handle these encounters as business transactions, and don’t let your emotions, or your desire to fill a unit, prevent you from making sound business choices.  As you begin your hunt … Continued

What Happens when you Miss your First Mortgage Payment?

What happens if you don’t pay your mortgage payment?  One of the scariest things that many homeowners have to face is the possibility of foreclosure.  When you are faced with the prospect of being unable to pay your mortgage, and the possibility of losing your home, it can be very demoralizing. But there are programs … Continued

Stop Foreclosure now in New Jersey with 3 Easy Methods

Home owners who are hoping to stop foreclosure now in New Jersey often dread dealing with the facts that got them to the place of being in foreclosure.  If they think back to when they first bought that home, losing the home was probably the furthest thing from their mind.  Few home owners actually plan … Continued

Should I Sell my Rental Property or Keep it?

Many beginner or speculator-type real estate investors think that the crux of real estate investing is finding a distressed property, fixing it up, and selling for top profit.  Keeping it as a rental ends up being a mistake, a backup plan, or a last resort for many people.  But is keeping a property as a … Continued

Should I Hire a Property Manager for my Investment Property

A competent property manager can add significant value to your investment, which is why many seasoned real estate investors will tell you that a good management company is worth their weight in gold.  Here are a few ways that a good property manager earns their keep: Higher Quality Tenants:  Think of tenant screening as the … Continued

If I Sell my House for Cash, Will I Get a Fair Price

Selling your investment property is a huge financial process and the decisions you make when deciding on a price with a buyer can have a significant impact on how much money you walk away with.  You can get a fair price when you sell your investment home for cash, but due diligence is a must!  … Continued

How do I find a Trustworthy Property Manager?

You need to do your research before hiring a property manager. Your mission is to find someone who is organized, trustworthy and experienced. Here’s how to find the best fit for your property. Talk to real estate agents and other property owners in your area:  Ask what property managers or property management companies they use/have … Continued

Headaches with Single Family Rentals in NJ

NJ single family rentals can cause a real headache.  While there are many advantages to purchasing a single family home in New Jersey as an investment property to rent out, there are also many disadvantages.  This article is meant in no way to discourage you from purchasing a single family home in New Jersey for … Continued

“Save me from Foreclosure in NJ”- A Common Cry of New Jersey Homeowners

Thanks to fierce competition among lenders, a dizzying array of mortgage options, and government policies to encourage home buyers, more people than ever before were able to buy homes pre-recession.  Unfortunately, the increase in home ownership has been accompanied by record foreclosure rates.  The recession left many New Jersey residents shouting “Save me from foreclosure … Continued

Options to Stop Foreclosure Fast in New Jersey

Losing your home can be a terrifying thought.  Thankfully there are ways to stop foreclosure fast in New Jersey.  Your first step is to contact your lender.  Once you enter into discussions with a lender or a “servicer”, the company that services the loan for an investor, any number of options are open to stop … Continued