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Oct. 6, 2016

Creating Value In Boston Rentals, Preventative Maintenance Schedules And To Hire Out Or Not

In our latest series of educational webinars, we explored the topic of self-managing your rental properties vs. hiring a property manager. In the fourth and final section of the webinar, we talk about six ways to create more value in Boston rentals, creating a "preventative maintenance schedule" and should you ...

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Sept. 29, 2016

How To Protect Your Investment And Essential Landlord/Tenant Forms

In our latest series of educational webinars, we explored the topic of self-managing your rental properties vs. hiring a property manager. In the third of four sections of the webinar, we talk about protecting your real estate investments and essential landlord/tenant forms that you will need throughout the course ...

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Sept. 22, 2016

How To Handle Your Rental Income, Expenses and Taxes

In our latest series of educational webinars, we explored the topic of self-managing your rental properties vs. hiring a property manager. In the second of four sections of the webinar, we talk about how you should handle your income, expenses, and taxes when it comes to your rental properties. This ...

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Sept. 15, 2016

Essential Landlord Tools, Mastering Your Rental Market And Marketing Your Rental Units

In our latest series of educational webinars, we explored the topic of self-managing your rental properties vs. hiring a property manager. Even if you initially plan to self-manage your properties, it is important to still a factor in the cost of hiring a property manager. In the first of four ...

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July 11, 2016

3 Investment Terms Every Landlord Should Be Familiar With

Cash Flow

Cash Flow by definition is the total amount of money being transferred into and out of a business, especially as affecting liquidity. In real estate investing, what this means is:

Total Income - Total Expenses = Cash Flow

While you would assume total income would consist of just rent, make ...

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July 6, 2016

3 Seasonal Maintenance Tips For Landlords

Now that summer is finally here, it is a good time to take a look at all potential maintenance needed for your properties. As the winter months tend to be the quieter time of year, spring is typically the time that tenants move out, whether it is a result of ...

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June 22, 2016

What Is The First Step In The Home Buying Process?

In our next topic of conversation with Elizabeth Newcombe, we asked her what the first step in the home buying process is. Liz is involved in this process on a regular basis so getting her perspective on the topic is very beneficial. For anyone looking to purchase a home in ...

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June 15, 2016

Put A Value On Your Time

We are currently in the process of finishing (hopefully) a 3 family listing in Dorchester, which has had many speed bumps along the way. The owner of the triple-decker decided to convert the property into three separate condos, going against the advice that he received from the listing agent. The ...

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June 3, 2016

What's Happening In Attleboro Real Estate?

Recently we sat down with our very own Elizabeth Newcombe to cover a series of topics. One of these topics was about what is happening currently in her local real estate market, Attleboro. As most of you know, the real estate market for the greater Boston area is very competitive ...

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July 20, 2015

What's Happening In Hyde Park Real Estate?

Are you in the market to buy, rent or sell property in the Hyde Park area of Boston? Before you make a move, understanding the local market can make all the difference. We've outlined below exactly what happened in the single family, multi-family and rental markets of Hyde Park ...

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