Should I Buy a Home Warranty?

A question we receive from time-to-time from our Owners, is “Should I Buy a Home Warranty?”

As you probably know, a home warranty is a service contract that is designed to pay for home repairs. So, you pay a home warranty company an annual premium, which could range from a few hundred dollars a year to well over $1,000 per year, depending on options.

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Should I Have a Home Inspection?

 

A question that we hear all the time from Buyers is, “Should I have a home inspection?” As a licensed Realtor, I always advise clients to have a home inspection. I recommend having a home inspection regardless if this is your first time buying a home or you are buying the property as an investment home. Without an inspection, you would have no clear way of knowing if everything is working properly and is up to code.

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Do I Really Need To Hire a Property Manager?

If you are a new Landlord, I’m certain you’ve asked yourself, “Do I really need to hire a Property Manager?”

Now, as an Owner of a Property Management company, you probably are thinking, “Well, I know what this guy is going to say.” But, my answer might surprise you.

Should everyone hire a Property Management Company?

Absolutely not.

In fact, the vast majority of rental homes in the United States, as high as 70%, are self-managed. So, I thought I would spend a few minutes discussing why you may not need a Property Manager for your rental home.

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What If a Tenant Destroys My House?

One of the top questions we get from people who have never been a Landlord is, “What if a Tenant Destroys My House?”

It’s a certainly understandable question. Most people, who are new to our industry, have probably only heard the horror stories out there. Yes, Tenants can do a lot of damage to properties, but I can assure you, from our own experience, that it’s not common.
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