Capital gains tax, in short, is the tax paid on profits made from the sale of an asset. This asset can be anything, for example, a piece of art, a classic car, or in this scenario a property. There are, however, several ways to minimize this tax.
Winter for many reasons can take a toll on a property and some of the most important preparations need be made around a home if you want it to weather the winter months. Here are our key maintenance tasks to complete on your rental property this winter.
Mold isn't uncommon, but it can be a serious point of tension between landlords and tenants and a large part of the problem is that the rules regarding who is responsible for mold aren't as clear cut as they could be.
A recent survey we conducted showed us that one of the key methods landlords use to learn is through video. To this end we thought we would share 10 of our favourite real estate and investing Youtube channels. These cover pretty much every aspect of real estate investing and various wealth building strategies.
For the right property and the right landlord student rentals are a great idea. They aren't, however, for everyone. In this article, we detail the pros and cons, as well as key things to consider when renting to students.
If you want to expand it and grow your wealth through real estate you may well want to consider building a brand identity. People react differently to a brand as they do to a person and you can utilise and capitalize on this.
When it comes to rentals, knowing what your tenants actually want, will not only help you secure the best tenants and fast, it will also help you retain your tenants and as with any service, offer more, give more value and you can charge more.
No matter what strategy you adopt when investing in real estate, whether that’s flipping houses or buy-to-let, if you work a 40 hour week it can be hard to find the time to manage these investments properly. We explore four ways in which you can optimize your time to reach financial freedom through Real Estate Investing.
There are big gains to be made with commercial real estate. However, getting into commercial real estate can be a bit harder that residential, especially if your new to the game and don’t already have the right contacts.
When it comes to investing in your perfect investment property there are occasions when the banks aren’t as eager to give you money as you might want them to be. Enter the hard money loan. Learn what a hard money loan is and the benefits and risks for a property investor.
When it comes to acquiring investment properties that will generate high cash flow and growth equity, it pays to look at cities that have a booming population, high levels of job growth and are affordable.
When it comes to filling a vacant rental property, the aim of the game is simple: list your property and attract the best tenants, as quick as you can. If you are new to the landlord scene or are out of touch with the latest digital developments, our foolproof method to listing your properties and minimizing vacancies is a must-read.
Real Estate investing comes with a high monetary barrier which is one of the primary reasons most people don’t invest in property. How do you remove that barrier and join the thousands of people leveraging real estate to gain financial freedom? We dig deep and explore one such option...
No matter how many books you read, no matter how many videos you watch you’ll never know everything. Podcasts are a great way to consume knowledge on the go and get you thinking about the steps you can take next on your path to success. Here are our top 10 Real Estate podcasts...
Unless you are the world's best handyman, landlords need to rely on contractors to help get the job done. While finding a contractor is generally an easy task, finding one who is reliable and affordable can be a different kettle of fish. Let's dive in further...
In this technological day and age, if you are yet to go digital, you are behind. Pen and paper are largely a thing of the past, at least when it comes to running a business. Technology is revolutionizing howwe buy, sell, rent and advertise. Managing your rental property is no exception.