Strategy

Property Taxes by State

2019-03-18T18:42:00+00:00March 19th, 2019|AZREIA, Creative, Did You Know..., Investing, Landlord Tenant Law, Rentals, Strategy, Tax Law|

Property taxes vary widely across states both in terms of annual taxes paid as well as effective tax rates. In 2017, the difference between average real estate taxes paid by New Jersey and Alabama home owners was nearly $8,000. New Jersey continued its perennial distinction as having the highest average real estate tax bill per [...]

Legally Speaking…

2019-03-01T16:22:53+00:00March 5th, 2019|AZREIA, Did You Know..., Investing, Landlord Tenant Law, Legal Procedures, Property Management, Property Manager, Small Business, Strategy|

Question: 60 days before my tenants’ lease expires, I always send a renewal letter telling them what their options are: they can sign a new lease, they can stay on a month-to-month lease at a higher rental rate, or they can terminate their lease. Recently, I sent out one of these letters but then started [...]

Are You Researching Investment Properties In Transition Areas?

2019-03-05T23:43:58+00:00February 28th, 2019|AZREIA, Creative, Did You Know..., Fix and Flip, Investing, Market Changes, Property Management, Small Business, Strategy|

In previous articles we have addressed time and again that the importance of knowing how evaluating potential investment properties is the key to success in this business. For example, knowing what a property will be worth once you’re finished with the rehab (ARV) is essential, along with knowing the cost of repairs, closing costs as [...]

Zillow to begin buying, selling homes in 5 new markets in 2019

2019-01-30T19:25:50+00:00February 21st, 2019|AZREIA, Did You Know..., Investing, Market Changes, Small Business, Strategy|

Zillow announced Thursday it is expanding its home buying/selling program to new markets this year. Zillow will begin buying and selling homes through its Zillow Offers program in five new markets in 2019: Miami, Minneapolis-St.Paul, Nashville, Orlando and Portland. Sellers in these markets can request cash offers from Zillow to buy their home. Zillow announced [...]