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 How to have a Lower Electric bill: New roofing materialLower electric bills are something we all would like.  Your roof is a huge source of heat.  Traditional asphalt shingles heat up.  You can cook an egg on our hot Texas roofs.  With the right construction, your roof can help you have a lower ...
  Tenants who refuse to pay repairsI am going to share how I deal with tenants who refuse to pay their portion of repairs.  If you are a landlord long enough, you will encounter tenants who do not want to pay for repairs.  It can be a stressful time.  We alleviate the stress because we have a sys...
 SIPs are the 21st Century Building Material.Build a home that saves energy and money .  Structural insulated panels (SIPs) are a high performance building system for residential and light commercial construction.  The panels consist of an insulating foam core sandwiched between two structural fa...
Real Estate Investing LiveWe are preparing to take our Real Estate Business Videos live.  We will go through the entire behind the scenes process of how to run a real estate business.   You will see usEvaluate property and comparable valuesEvaluate profit potentialView properties with us and make...
I will discuss the tax implications  of tenant rent non-payment. You will learn what you can deduct and what you can’t.Depreciation, Maintenance and collection expensesDepreciation of the property is not affected by a tenant.  You claim depreciation regardless whether the property is rented or no...
 Avoid Obamacare Tax: Another reason to be a real estate professional Avoid the Obamacare tax and save 3.8%.  This strategy has a huge impact on your bottom line.  In my article How to claim Passive Loss Limitation Exemption on being exempt from the $25,000 passive loss limitation, I detailed the...
  Property Rehab BudgetSo you’ve found a 3-2-2 in a trendy area with a good school zone. Now you want to know how much to offer. The only way to figure that out is by estimating the repair cost. Learn how to estimate big ticket items when preparing your property rehab budget.Number 1: Does it nee...
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 Your tenant has a late rent payment.Late rent payment can put you in a financial bind.  The best solution is to have a plan before the situation happens.  We have a three step process for dealing with late rent payments.  It centers on our lease and execution of it.  Rental property is our busin...
  Collecting RentCollecting rent is the goal of your property business.  It is the fruit of the labor with respect to renovating and leasing the property.  Being a landlord doesn’t mean you have to be callous. It’s important to be cordial, prompt and exact in every encounter with your tenants. Ho...

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