There are many benefits to owning residential rental properties: cash flow, appreciation and equity building. My favorite benefit, which offers a significant financial upside and can offset some or all of your rental income, is depreciation. While you may be familiar with some of the basic tax advantages and write offs of rental ownership, understanding…

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We’re going to be digging into why rents will continue to increase over the long term.It’s a common thought to think that investing in real estate is a risky endeavor. Especially in a hot market like we’re in right now. There are all kinds of risks which I addressed in a video HERE. However, as…

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Today we’re going to be talking about the cash out refinance.  This article is going to be very brief because all I want you guys to take away from this blog is what is a cash out refinance, and how you can use it. Okay. So, a cash out refinance is the process of getting…

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Today we’re talking about how to attract and retain quality tenants for your rental properties Why should you care about this you may ask? Dealing with tenants is one of the most cited reasons for people not wanting to go into real estate investing. So if you’re already in the landlording business, this info I’m…

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Today we’re attacking the topic of house hacking! Welcome back to the Rent To Retirement Blog where we write about all things real estate education and investing! WHAT IS HOUSE HACKING? House hacking is the method of using a little creativity in your living situation. In turn, this creates massive wealth in your life. It…

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Hello real estate investors and enthusiasts, welcome back to the blog. Today we’ll be talking about How to Evaluate Deals the Quick and Easy Way. We made a video about a year ago describing how to analyze a deal. We got very technical in that video. So let’s stay at surface level today and keep…

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Today, we’re going to give you a quick introduction to a new tool you can add to your real estate investing toolbox: seller financing! WHAT IS IT? In the conventional way of buying real estate, the buyer and seller sign a purchase agreement or “contract” which spells out that the buyer will pay the seller…

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Hello investors! Welcome back to our Monday weekly market recap blog for the week of 8/16 – 8/20. I hope this info keeps you well informed on what is happening in the real estate market and US economy to make you a better investor and market participant. BITCOIN NOW ACCEPTABLE FOR MORTGAGE PAYMENTS According to…

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Hello investors, Sam here back with another weekly summary for the real estate market. This update will cover the week of July 26th, 2021. I hope this summary helps you stay up to date with the American economy and real estate market to make you a more informed investor! Let’s jump right in. INFRASTRUCTURE BILL…

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Hello investors! You’re reading the Rent to Retirement Monday Weekly Real Estate Market Recap. This post will be recapping 07/19/21 to 07/23/21. Today we’re going to be recapping COVID19, the end of the Federal Eviction Moratorium, and the current state of play in the U.S. housing market. COVID-19 The Delta Variant of COVID-19 is spreading…

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