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Detailing the ins and outs of residential investment property ownership. Negotiating your best terms. Working with tenants. Knowing before you buy whether or not a property should be profitable.
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Numbers + Emotion = Kansas City Investment Property Anyone that reads my blog for more than a day knows that I love the numbers part of Kansas City investment property. If the numbers don't make sense you should just pass and go on to the next rental house possibility.But numbers are not everythi...
08/06/2007
Warning: No real estate or real estate investing will be discussed here during this post. But stay tuned...Every year before school starts we have a tradition in our family. I take the boys on a "Father/Son" trip. Nothing fancy, and really no rules. We get away for a day, or two, or three. It sta...
08/05/2007
Johnson County, Kansas is the southwest corner of the Kansas City metropolitan area.  And investing in Johnson County, Kansas real estate can be more expensive than elsewhere around Kansas City.  But that's okay.  Because the returns, year in and year out, always tend to be a cut above the rest o...
08/02/2007
Rental property in the Kansas City area can come in all shapes and sizes.  The great thing about this market is that rental properties can be;- Apartments.- Fourplexes.- Triplexes.- Duplexes.- Single Family Homes.Now, if you are reading this and you are a California based real estate investor (or...
08/01/2007
Thank you to all my loyal readers and clients who allowed me a few days away! I was beginning to feel a little like Clark Griswold when he got to Wally World.My fuse had grown short and I was beginning to dread phone calls, emails and blogs. You know, burn out. It's not just limited to the real e...
07/30/2007
I love the real estate business.  I love it's volatility and I love the fluid nature of the day to day interactions.I also love blogging.  The sharing of ideas and thoughts.  The ability to learn at my own pace and to teach those that follow.  A great tool for interacting with clients.But I've ha...
07/26/2007
Understanding the expenses of your Kansas City real estate investment property is a good idea.  It's a terrific idea if you understand what they will be before you buy!There are a few expenses that you can gather and estimate before you buy rather easily.- Insurance.- Property Management.- Taxes....
07/25/2007
So, Chris. What are the commitments a real estate investor has to make to be successful?That's a great question I received not too very long ago. And it's a complex answer. But I'm going to try to boil it down to a 4 topic blog post. Obviously, you'll need more counseling with your chosen real es...
07/22/2007
Located within the city limits of Olathe, Kansas, this 4 bedroom, 3 full bath and 1 half bath home is being offered at $232,500.And while located in the City of Olathe the home is also located within the boundaries of the Blue Valley School District.  This home for sale is currently scheduled to ...
07/21/2007
There simply is no place more beautiful or romantic than Kansas City's Country Club Plaza at Christmas.  I've had the good fortune of seeing New York's Rockefeller Center and Washington's National Tree lighting ceremony.But Kansas City's one great contribution to Christmas is The Plaza.  Photos j...
07/21/2007
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Detailing the ins and outs of residential investment property ownership. Negotiating your best terms. Working with tenants. Knowing before you buy whether or not a property should be profitable.