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How to Finance an Investment Property with Leverage

How to Finance an Investment Property with Leverage

The real estate market is one of the most rewarding industries a person can get involved in. It is one of the few investments that a person can actually use someone else’s money, to make money for themselves. To maximize the investment and make it work for your demands knowing how to effectively leverage money. Leverage is one of the most critical factors in having a successful real estate investing experience.

Eight Tips for Investing in Real Estate in Orange County

Eight Tips for Investing in Real Estate in Orange County

Did you know that the median price of a home in 16 zip codes in Orange County has surpassed the million-dollar mark? In other words, prices have pretty much doubled in the last ten years! Imagine how you would feel if you had doubled your money in just a decade? Basically, a steady 10 percent raise every single year. Not to mention the rental income and tax deductions you’d likely benefit from throughout those same 10 years. You are probably looking at these figures and thinking, “OK, I am ready to dive in.” We have some tips to keep in mind when you are looking into OC real estate investing.

The Laws and Regulations Regarding Pulling and Using Credit and Consumer Reports for Selecting Tenants

The Laws and Regulations Regarding Pulling and Using Credit and Consumer Reports for Selecting Tenants

Most, if not all, property managers and landlords in Southern California will conduct a background check on prospective tenants. This background check usually includes the landlord ordering a credit check and/or a consumer report. When conducting background and credit report checks, owners, landlords, and property managers must remember to comply with both Federal and California Fair Housing Laws. Additionally, they must also comply with the Federal Equal Credit Opportunity Act and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), which may be applicable whenever a landlord or property manager orders a consumer report on a tenant.

The Pros and Cons of Buying and Using a Home Warranty

The Pros and Cons of Buying and Using a Home Warranty

If you own a home in Southern California you must ensure the care, maintenance, and upkeep of the home is a priority if you wish to maintain your property’s value. One way homeowners can keep their appliances and major systems in optimal condition is by investing in a home warranty policy.

AB 3088: California’s COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act of 2020

AB 3088: California’s COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act of 2020

In response to this brewing housing crisis, Governor Newsom enacted AB 3088, commonly referred to as the COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act of 2020, to offer substantial new protections to all California residents, from eviction, provided that they qualify. In sum and substance, the bill prevents the eviction of tenants who are facing financial hardship due to COVID-19.