Rental Properties and Landlording

Rental property is one of the most popular investment choices for self-directed IRA and solo 401(k) plan holders.

Owning rental property allows you to put the principal of your retirement savings into a solid asset that provides monthly cash flow as well as the potential for appreciation. Whether you administer the property yourself or hire a property manager, the key to success for your investment is well-managed properties. Since most investors aren’t professional property managers, however, the idea of administering all the aspects of a rental property can be an overwhelming prospect. How should you decide what kind of property to purchase? What markets are the best for rentals? What costs will be involved? We can help answer these common questions.

This section of our blog guides you through the property management side of real estate investing so that you can make the best choices for your investment. Popular blog post topics include tips for maximizing profits and minimizing vacancy rates, how to attract, screen and keep the best tenants, the importance of regular property inspections, and more.