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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.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Now offering an investment duplex for sale in Kansas City, MO. Actually, I just listed a pair of duplexes for sale here in Kansas City, MO that have been excellent investment properties for the seller.  But alas, he’s worn out his depreciation and now is looking at performing a 1031 Tax Deferred ...
03/25/2013
Located in the Kansas City suburb of Olathe, Kansas, this investment house for sale is a real head turner.  Actually, it’s been completely rehabbed and is ready for any home owner wanting new carpet, a new roof, new Living Stone counter tops, fresh paint and so much more. Priced at $170,000 you’l...
03/21/2013
We have brought on several new owners to our KC Property Manager property management services.  And we always have to talk to the new income property owners about their pet policy.  Most income owners don’t want to allow pets. That’s almost always the first inclination.  But let’s stop and discu...
01/07/2013
Really, it's a full time job training rental property owners and their tenants to use our technology for everyone's sake.  About 1/3 of our tenants and owners really pick it up instantly, love it and use it streamlining rent payments, maintenance requests and owner draws.  Heck, if an owner has a...
07/10/2012
So, for years I resisted opening a property management division of my investment real estate services here in Kansas City.  Fear of hassels and tenants taking over my days.  But finally our clients began to demand it and we moved forward with managing rental houses.  And I'm glad we did.  First, ...
06/22/2012
Owning and operating investment property in Kansas City really isn’t all that difficult.  What I do isn’t rocket science.  It’s just applying tried and true real estate investment principles along with a generous helping of knowing how Kansas Citians buy, rent and sell houses. You don’t have to ...
07/05/2011
Chris Lengquist of the Olathe Keller Williams Realty will be hosting a free Basics of Real Estate Investing Workshop on February 26, 2011 from 9:30 until 11:30 am.  Reservations are required as space is limited.  Register for the Basics of Real Estate Investing Workshop.This workshop will will di...
01/26/2011
I will be conducting a Kansas Foreclosure Homes Tour on Sunday, August 15, 2010.  For all the details please visit us at Foreclosure Homes Kansas. 
08/09/2010
This Olathe house for sale has reduced the price by $5,000. The asking price is now $225,000. Olathe is in the southwest suburbs of the Kansas City real estate market. If you would like to see additional information or pictures of this Olathe house for sale you can do so by clicking this link to ...
07/26/2010
Let’s Get Back To The Basics With apologies to Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson, it’s time for me to get back to the basics of my real estate love.  Real estate investing.   Now, while I won’t be discussing Luckenback, Texas,  I will be discussing my home town area of Kansas City. How Do I Know If...
05/26/2010
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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.