Winter maintenance checklist for DIY landlords

Winter maintenance checklist for DIY landlords

A highlight of living in Iowa is getting to experience all four seasons. But with that comes plenty of snow and cold and sometimes harsh weather conditions. Winter maintenance and check-ups are a great way to prepare for the snowy months ahead. Your checklist There...
What to expect from a good property manager

What to expect from a good property manager

If you’ve decided to take the plunge and hire a property management company to take care of your investment, you will be looking to hire the best fit. Your future property manager should attend to your property the same way you would; with the utmost respect and...
Five ways to maximize your rental income

Five ways to maximize your rental income

The residential real estate market is ever-changing and it is crucial for maintaining tenant satisfaction and to keep your real estate investment profitable, no matter if you have one rental property or several. Maximizing your rental income is another step in the...
Six fundamentals of identifying profitable investment properties

Six fundamentals of identifying profitable investment properties

Investing in real estate can be financially rewarding with care, planning and good partners. If you are a first-time investor, the fundamental question of “How do I find a property worth investing in?” has crossed your mind. It may even be keeping you from...
Advantages of a lease-only service

Advantages of a lease-only service

Finding a tenant is half the battle, there is more to it than just picking someone to pay the rent. You want a reliable tenant and the process of finding one can become time consuming. The longer your investment property sits vacant, the more money and time you will...