Today, I want to talk about what I see is the missing piece of most real estate investment financial analyses – reserves for replacement.
Can I use a home warranty? If you currently have a home warranty, property managers will use it. However, we will ask you not to renew it for two main reasons. The first reason is that home warranties are not tenant-friendly. The second reason is overall, they cost you more money rather than they… [Read More]
My name is Andrew Dougill, and I’m one of the owners of Hoffman Realty, along with my wife, MaryAnn Hoffman. MaryAnn founded the company in 1998, after she graduated from the University of South Florida. Almost immediately, some of her investor owners asked if she would manage and lease some of their rental properties. So,… [Read More]
I recently heard a quote: A rental property with a good tenant is an income producing asset, whereby a rental property without a tenant is a liability because it just sits there losing money. I love this quote because it illustrates the importance of your tenant to your rental property, and why it’s important to… [Read More]