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Early Burnout Could be Good

Mario Gonzalez - Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Property Management Blog
Most of us understand the expression "burning the candle at both ends" to mean working so hard that you burn yourself out. Normally, that wouldn’t be a good idea unless it is intentional. If the candle is your mortgage and the strategy is to get it paid off early, being “burned out” would be a good thing. One end of the...

Emergency Ready Kit

Mario Gonzalez - Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Property Management Blog
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recommends that all Americans have some basic supplies on hand in order to survive for at least three days if an emergency occurs. It is recommended that the Ready Kit should be assembled well in advance of an emergency. The concept is to be able to survive for at least 72 hours until local o...

Forced Savings

Mario Gonzalez - Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Property Management Blog
One of the big banks has a voluntary program available that transfers $100 each month from your checking account to your savings account. In five years, the account owner would have over $5,000 because of a type of forced savings.  Similarly, when a person buys a home with a standard amortizing loan, each month, a part of the payment...

More Equity...More Options

Mario Gonzalez - Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Property Management Blog
The more equity in your home, the more options you have. Since equity is determined by the difference between value and what is owed on a property, when homes lost value during the Great Recession, homeowners’ equity decreased.  Negative equity occurs when the value is less than the mortgage owed. According to CoreLogic, 91% of...

Two things everyone needs to know about plumbing

Mario Gonzalez - Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Property Management Blog
The first thing every homeowner needs to know about plumbing is how to turn the water off in case of an emergency. It’s like having a fire extinguisher; you hope you never need it but you want it just in case you do. Generally, the cutoff is in the front of the home. There may be a separate cutoff box on the owner’s side ...

Look at a Rental This Way

Mario Gonzalez - Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Property Management Blog
Appreciation, tax advantages, cash flow, leverage and equity build-up contribute to the rate of return on rental real estate. If that sounds confusing and it’s keeping you from investing in rentals, try looking at it a different way. Consider this, look at only cash flow and equity build-up to determine whether to buy the prope...

One-button Pricing?

Mario Gonzalez - Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Property Management Blog
An Automated Valuation Model, AVM, is a computer approach that looks at public records to make a determination based on square footage, comparable sales and other elements. It is as easy as putting your address in a blank but unfortunately, AVM results may only be accurate about 20% of the time. A popular AVM, Zestimate®, states ...

Resource Central

Mario Gonzalez - Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Property Management Blog
Homeowners should recognize that the same trusted professional who helped them buy or sell their home can be a valuable resource while they own their home too. Think of your REALTOR® as an indispensable homeowner’s resource who can make recommendations about a variety of services that homeowners will use throughout the tenu...

Real Cost of Housing

Mario Gonzalez - Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Property Management Blog
A variety of factors have led to a shortage of rental units, especially single family homes, and as a result, rents have been steadily increasing nationwide. In most markets, it is considerably less to own than to rent. In some cases, the total house payment is less than the rent for a similar size and condition home which supports a...

6 Reasons for Rentals

Mario Gonzalez - Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Property Management Blog
Rental homes have several distinct advantages compared to alternative investments. These advantages coupled with the opportunity for a higher yield make it a clear choice for some investors.Most investments must be paid for in cash. Stocks can be purchased with 50% cash but if the value goes down, more cash has to be used to keep the marg...

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