If you own, or are about to invest in rental property, then you need to have a good insurance agent on your team. Today I sit down to talk with Mike Murphy from J.B. Harrison Insurance Agency (http://www.jbhins.com/)
During our conversation we talk about the different types of insurance and coverage, what investors need to consider for their insurance policies, common mistakes investors make in choosing insurance, and how to find the best agent for your team.
No two insurance policies are the same, and this episode will help you make sure you have the right coverage at the best price.
James Loftus is a buy & hold investor who has been around long enough to have experienced the ups and downs of real estate investing. he not only weathered the great recession, he came out stronger and wiser because of it.
Today we sit down to talk about James' investing and property management techniques, his recent decision to switch some of his properties over to a professional management company, and the course he teaches for the RPOA on housing codes, rental inspections and property maintenance.
Whether you're a new investor who is wondering how to start your buy and hold portfolio, or a seasoned pro looking for tips on how to manage your property and get higher rents, you're going to enjoy my interview with Rob Minch.
Today Rob will share his journey with us from owning his own mortgage company to becoming a full-time buy & hold rental property owner. Rob will tell us how he built his portfolio, share his story about the flip that went wrong, and disclose techniques he uses to find the best tenants and get the highest rents possible.
(tags: Buy and Hold, Flipping, Rehabbing, Property Management, Getting high rents)
Historic Districts seem to be a hot button issue lately across the country. There are several states where legislation is being proposed that would effectively weaken or eliminate historic districts. Michigan is one of those states.
Investors will often find that owning rental property in a historic district can be a more expensive proposition, and getting approval for changes to the exterior of their property can be a time-consuming process as well.
But do the benefits outweigh the costs of owning property in a a historic district?
Today I talk with Suzanne Schulz, the Planning Director for the city of Grand Rapids, to discuss this question. We'll also learn more about historic districts, their purpose, and the proposed legislation in Michigan that could end them all together.
(tags: Historic District Modernization Act, Michigan, Property Rights, Rental Property)