I have personally owned residential real estate properties for over 30 years. Over those 30 years, Hoffman Realty has managed thousands of investment properties for other landlords. Based on that personal and professional experience, these are my five tips for the smart investor. Take a Long Term View Residential real estate is a fantastic tool… [Read More]
When you’re talking to a potential tenant for the first time, there are 5 specific questions that can help you pre-qualify that tenant. There are also some questions you should avoid.
A credit report can tell you a lot about a potential tenant’s attitude towards paying bills. It’s a lot more than just the credit score. There are three things we recommend you judge when you’re looking at a prospective tenant’s credit report.
Risk Management for Landlords Owning rental properties can be a lucrative and profitable experience, but it does come with risks. How you as a landlord handle those risks will determine the success of your rental endeavor. This is part four of our blog series on risk management and we’re talking about not renting to the… [Read More]
In Part I of our blog series on landlords and pets, we discussed some good reasons why landlords should accept pets when renting their properties out to tenants who have them. Today, we will talk about pet damage and how to minimize the chance that a tenant with pets will cause harm to your property…. [Read More]
Being a landlord in Tampa can be a rewarding and lucrative endeavor. How to Be a Landlord in Tampa: In order to make it a good experience, you need to follow the following five rules. Keys to being a satisfied and successful Tampa landlord. Get a good tenant. This may seem obvious, but it is… [Read More]