Renting to Pet Owners

Erik Hitzelberger Blog, Featured, Investing In Rentals

So you’re ready to rent out your investment property to some wonderful new tenants – does that include pets too? Renting to pet owners can be a little worrisome. Although surely Fido is a loyal furry friend, you want to protect your investment and pets don’t always make it easy. At Freedom Property Group, we’re proud to rent to owners …

9 Tips for Finding the Perfect Tenants

Erik Hitzelberger Blog, Featured, Investing In Rentals

  Every landlord dreams of tenants who pay on-time and are clean, quiet, and respectful. It can be hard to tell which rental applicants will exhibit these characteristics from their application, but there are some clues to find out which applicants may make the best tenants. The following are our 10 best tips for finding the perfect tenants.   Tip …

The Biggest Rental Property Mistake You Can Make

Erik Hitzelberger Blog, Featured, Investing In Rentals

The concept of investing in real estate or even investing, in general, can be foreign. “A penny saved is a penny earned” and other such advice on ‘saving’ money has been deeply ingrained in our psyche.  Additionally, we are taught we must work for our money — trade our time for dollars. True investing requires letting our money work to …

4 Factors for Evaluating a Rental Investment Market

Erik Hitzelberger Blog, Featured, Investing In Rentals

At Freedom Property Group, our business is evaluating rental investment properties. It’s extremely important to avoid getting caught up in an emotional or uneducated decision when purchasing a rental home to protect your investment over time. Here are the four major factors that you must consider when you’re evaluating a rental market where you want to invest. 1. Cash flow. …

Best Appliances For Rentals

Erik Hitzelberger Blog, Featured, Renovating Our Homes

Choosing the right appliances for your rental property can have a significant impact on your rental income. Rentals specifically need quality appliances that are both reliable and durable but also don’t cost a fortune. These appliances may live through a couple different renters (if you’re lucky) and must endure a lot of wear and tear. At Freedom Property Group, we …

Real Estate Investing As A Business

Erik Hitzelberger Blog, Featured, Real Estate Investing 101

“Investment is most intelligent when most business-like” – Warren Buffett If investing is better when conducted most business-like, does it mean that more real estate investors ought to be investing in a more business-like fashion? Should every real estate investor be investing as a business? What does that really mean? What does it look like? Does that limit the types of …

Housing Still The Best Investment Tool Of A Lifetime

Erik Hitzelberger Blog, Featured, Real Estate Investing 101

Many people are still wondering whether or not real estate is one of the best investment strategies for long-term wealth building. Is investing in homes still a smart investment for the average individual? Is a home still the best investment of a lifetime for most Americans? If so, why are some pessimists still questioning the rebound in the news? Behind the …