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Rental Rehab Saga Part 2: Your Material List

Rental Rehab Saga Part 2: Your Material List

In our last post, I shared a few lessons from our rental property search phase, including how to avoid neighboring pit bulls. As escrows begin to close (three this week!) I spent much of the last week feverishly purchasing material. Here’s my method for balancing urgently needing product with desperately […]

Buying a Rental: Speak Loudly and Carry a Big Stick

Buying a Rental: Speak Loudly and Carry a Big Stick

#2 in our 3 step series of how to buy a rental property without being gashed. Lesson 2: Speak Loudly and Carry a Big Stick I was in a back bedroom of one home the other day, and heard a scream from the back yard. This was not the scream […]

3 Steps to Buying a Rental Property: Inspection

3 Steps to Buying a Rental Property: Inspection

What started out a year ago as a friendly venture to purchase “a few” investment properties turned into 12 properties (15 total rental units) and basically a second full-time job. Merry Christmas to me, right? Thankfully my business partner Ryan, who has more real estate savvy in his right pinkie […]

Rental Equipment

Even the most well-equipped DIY’er will need to rent equipment to finish a project properly and on time. Even if you did have the time and expertise to operate this equipment, it most likely would often go unused 10 months out of the year and take up precious space in […]