Should I Hire a Property Management Company?

A property management company isn’t just for people with many properties and a lot of units. They can benefit everyone, from someone trying to rent out their home to a real estate investor. Consider using a professional to get the most out of your property. A good property management company takes the worry out of […]

Top 5 Ways Real Property Management Saves You Money

Most people who own rental housing have one of two goals: 1: Earn extra income from a rental investment 2: Break even (or lose less) on a house that can’t be sold for what is owed to the bank   Hiring a professional property manager may seem like an additional expense that works against your […]

Invest in the Next Silicon Valley

If you’ve never heard the term “Silicon Slopes” before, I imagine it won’t be very long before you do. The term, now used promotionally by Governor Gary Herbert, refers to a collection of information technology and software development firms located throughout the Salt Lake City metropolitan area and surrounding communities. It is within a two-hour […]

7 Key Mistakes Beginner Real Estate Investors Make

After investing in real estate for the last 15+ years I’ve had my share of mistakes. Luckily they’ve only been small because I always had a plan and I always had more than one exit strategy. I’ve always invested for the long term so watching the latest fix and flip craze leave so many people, […]

Top do-it-yourself home improvements

One question that we Realtors get asked regularly by folks who are listing their homes for sale is what do-it-yourself home improvements would be most beneficial in selling their home. HomeGain just released the results of their annual survey, Home Sale Maximizer.  This survey covers the top do-it-yourself home improvements as recommended by Realtors, and […]

Do You Tithe Thyself

How much money do you give to charity? How much of your hard earned cash do you give your church? How much of your income do you give others?  Others, you feel, need it more than you. Don’t get me wrong. There is a need for donations. Donations build churches, schools, orphanages and other ‘things’ […]

Investing In Real Estate

Most real estate investors are aware of the terrific positive cash flow opportunities with cash-on-cash returns in double digits on single family homes. Yet many have chosen not to invest out of fear that the value of their investment property will fall. How founded is that fear? Consider what the numbers tell us. Take the […]

Americans See Homes as a Great Investment, but Wary to Buy

If everything tells you the time to buy is now, then … maybe you should do something about that? So you have a little money saved, and you’re wondering how to invest it. Should you buy stocks? Bonds? And what about those commercials about gold I keep seeing on TV? Actually, if you ask most […]

Salt Lake City’s rental market among nation’s best for investors

Salt Lake City once again ranks among the best U.S. cities for investing in rental properties. All Property Management, a trade group for those who own and manage apartments and single-family rental homes, says Utah’s capital is the sixth best urban market for rental investments among Western cities. And it rates as the ninth best […]

How much do Real Estate Agents really make?

When you hear that a Realtor is a ‘Multi-Million Dollar Producer’ – do you automatically assume they’ve banked multiple millions of dollars? How much money would you guess an agent takes home after closing 1 million dollars worth of sales? a.)     one MILLION dollars (Said in Dr. Evil’s voice.) b.)     $100,000 c.)      $1,000 d.)     somewhere […]