Investing in residential rental property is a complex business with many associated risks and opportunities. In this series, experienced rental housing owners and business professionals deliver a well-rounded education for the independent landlord to: manage day-to-day operations to maintain positive cash flow, structure the business to protect investments and minimize financial risk, and make smart investments when acquiring property.
Intro to Rental Property Investing
Explore the possibilities in expanding your rental property investments. Understand how to evaluate the marketplace, your strengths and opportunities. Learn how to identify the right purchase opportunities and when to buy, hold and sell.
Protecting Your Investment
You've placed a substantial asset in the hands of your renter, now how do you protect yourself from potential loss and liability? Learn how to mitigate risk through a carefully structured insurance plan, the use of LLCs and best practices in your operations routines.
Managing Cash Flow
Make business investment decisions that optimize cash flow and profitability. Create a profit and loss worksheet and develop best practices for planning and tracking revenue and expenses.
Taxes for Rental Owners
Best practices for the small landlord on how to structure your business and taxes to take advantage of commonly overlooked deductions. New items for 2017 will be covered as well as some thoughts on the changing tax environment for the future.
Estate Planning for Property Investors
Understand the general concepts of Estate Planning as well as how owning investment properties can complicate your estate for your loved ones. There are taxes, partnership matters, and family issues to be considered. Whether you own one rental property or one hundred, it is important to plan for how your legacy and rental business will be dealt with after you pass away.
Buying and Selling Property
Get the tools you need to evaluate the financials and characteristics of an investment property. Take advantage of the market by buying, holding and selling in the right place at the right time. Learn to evaluate different mortgage products and really determine advantages and disadvantages of all cash or down payment deals.