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Many people dream of owning a vacation home. But often concerns about maintaining it, renting it out in the off-season, or even justifying the expense when it’s only to be used for a couple weeks of the year keep them from making the dream a reality. Now condo hotels, an innovative type of vacation home ownership, provide a welcome solution to all these problems. Also known as condotels or aparthotels, condo hotels have been growing in popularity as an approach to owning a luxurious second ........ Read More

Investing In A Rental Property

Copyright 2006 Donna Lewczuk Over the last few years, relatively weak stock markets (compared to the late 90’s) along with continued global economic uncertainty have changed the way many Canadians are investing their hard earned dollars. More and more Canadians are venturing into the rental property market, some swayed by the real estate appreciation that we’ve seen over the last few years. Others want to add real estate to their investment mix to better diversify their investment portfolio........ Read More

Rental Property Income - How To Increase It

You may think that to raise your rental property income you can just raise rents. However, you can't just raise the rents arbitrarily, because if tenants leave, income goes down, not up. Fortunately, there are other ways, including the ones listed below. 1. Consider raising the rent. We did dismiss ARBITRARY rent hikes as a cash-flow solution, but check on the rates for similar units. Are you renting at below-market rates? 2. Charge rent for extra parking space. I got tired of a renter's ex........ Read More

Investment Property - Leveraging Rental Property Equity

Owning investment property is a tremendous wealth building strategy. Thousands upon thousands of individuals have amassed great wealth by investing in rental properties. Unfortunately, few investment property owners learn how to leverage equity in a way that maximizes tax deductions while creating and locking in equity gains. Instead, they leave themselves open to price fluctuations in the residential property market. These fluctuations can wipe out or severely reduce equity positions in proper........ Read More

Rental Property Investment Offers Numerous Advantages

More and more people are becoming interested in investing in rental property due to the large number of advantages offered by owning rental property. One of the largest of those advantages is the fact that when you invest in rental property, you are able to take ownership of an asset that is tangible. Compared to other types of investments, this is a tremendous advantage. It can be difficult for many people to get excited about stocks and bonds; however, gazing at a piece of rental property th........ Read More

Choosing Vacation Rental Property In Whistler

Whistler is perhaps North America’s best ski resort; certainly there is nowhere close for vertical drop, acreage of groomed runs and variety of expert terrain. However there is also a tremendous variety of rental accommodation, and before you make a choice it would be as well to be educated about the options and their implications. Whistler properties vary along 3 key dimensions: size, quality/style and location. We don’t need to say much about size; there are properties on the rental ........ Read More

Rental Property Tax Deductions

Own residential rental properties? This article discusses how income from those properties impacts your taxes. What Constitutes Revenue? Generally, rental income is defined as any revenue you receive from the occupancy or use of residential property. Rent, obviously, is included in that revenue. Many owners are surprised to learn revenue also includes rent advancements, expenses paid by a tenant and any security deposits not returned to the tenant. In fact, revenue can also include amounts pai........ Read More

What Is A Rental Property Tax Deduction

A rental property tax deduction is any expense that evolves from owning a rental property. If you spent money to maintain, conserve and manage a rental property, you can use that as a property tax deduction. The most common deductions will be yard care, maintenance, repairs, insurance payments, cleaning and the mortgage payment if there are any. Some other property tax deductions that most people forget about are fees for an accountant, fees for a lawyer, expenses for finding renters, fees pai........ Read More

Buying To Let Guide - Uk Rental Property Management

This is where most developers end up. Once executed, this can prove to be money for old rope. Ok thats a bit pushing the point, but here i can teach you some really useful tips on how to let with very little fuss. The essetial element is to first consider the previous chapters as just as important as the monthly cheque you receive from your tennants. In effect the two are very much releated. So re-read those chapters before you get to this exciting chapter on how to but to let. My 10 Steps to ........ Read More

How To Search Online For Vacation Rental Property

The internet is a marvelous tool for finding vacation properties. But the uninitiated may not realize that there are many types of rental property provider out there, and they don’t all offer equal levels of value and service. The first type is the general vacation rental website. There are many of these available, and they are perhaps most suitable when you haven’t decided where you want to go. You can browse these sites for ideas on where to go and the larger sites may well have a r........ Read More

Guide To Protecting Yourself And Your Rental Property

Owning rental investment property can be a satisfying and lucrative operation; however, there are also several areas which need to be carefully heeded in order to make sure that you are not sued and do not become liable for any issues which may arise in connection with your property. Learning how to protect yourself is the first step in ensuring that your investment does not actually become a liability. First, you must always make sure that you have adequate casualty and property insurance........ Read More

Rental Property Investment - Finding The Properties

Rental property investment starts with finding the best deals. To do this, you can increase your odds by finding more deals. Who's more likely to get a cheap apartment building, an investor that looks through the MLS listings and calls it a day, or the one that uses ten resources? Here are those ten: 1. Look in old papers to find "For Rent" ads. Call if they are a few weeks old. The landlord may be ready to sell, especially if he hasn't yet rented the units out. 2. Look up old FSBO ads. Cal........ Read More

Tax Time Tips For Rental Property Investors

While owning a rental property can be a terrific way to bring in income, those extra dollars can make things complicated when it comes to preparing a tax return. Fortunately for the 15 million people who own rental properties in the U.S., there are ways to make tax season a little more manageable: • Store your receipts, bills and statements during the year. This will make it much easier to locate and organize them at tax time. Create an envelope or folder for each property, and put all o........ Read More

Finding The Right Property Rental Software

If you run or manage a busy property rental agency, then you may be considering buying some software to automate the lettings process – making your office more efficient and cost-effective. There are many different software packages on the market, so how do you choose which is right for you? When you are looking at software suppliers, ask the following questions: 1. Do you offer a free trial? Software developers and suppliers who are confident about the quality of their software will usually........ Read More

Tips To Avoid Problem Tenants In Your Rental Property

Having the right tenants in your property can truly make a huge difference in your ability to succeed in owning investment rental property. While problem renters can definitely exhibit some warning signs, there are some problem renters who are quite adept at getting past landlords. As a result, it is important to understand that you simply cannot always rely on your first impression of a prospective tenant in order to determine whether they will be responsible and reliable. There are some ........ Read More


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