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After-Repair Value in Real Estate

Whether you’re thinking of flipping a house, are interested in real estate investing or remodeling your home, you may have run into the term ARV. This article outlines ARV and everything you need to know about your next real estate investment property.

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The Real Estate Market is Ever Changing

There is one constant in real estate — the market is constantly changing. In this article, we discuss the current real estate market and how to handle the housing market trends during the later 2022 fiscal year.

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Owning a Townhome is a Wise Investment

The current market trend shows that townhomes are popular among young buyers under the age of 30. In this article, we discuss the benefits of owning a townhome and outline the many reasons it might be the right option for you.

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How to Determine the Value of an Investment Property

There are four primary approaches a real estate investor can use to evaluate the potential value of a rental property. While no method is perfect, the rule of thumb is to use more than one approach on the same property. In this article, we outline four ways to value your rental property.

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The Mismatched 2022 Housing Market

The current housing market is in a state of “mismatch”— housing prices are rising due to the lack of supply, but the demand is ever-present. This article outlines the trends that every property investor and landlord should know about the marketing and rent prices.

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Top Hidden Costs of Owning Rental Properties

When everything goes well in the rental property market, landlords have a constant source of income. A positive monthly cash flow used to maintain the property. However, there are often “hidden” costs associated with owning rental property. This article discusses some of the hidden costs of owning a rental property.

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Staying Organized as a Landlord and Real Estate Investor

With maintenance and tenant concerns at the forefront of every landlord’s mind, reporting and accounting only seem to come into play around tax time when it comes to property management. As an experienced property management company, we understand that tracking your profits and expenses is crucial each year. This article touches on ways to stay organized as a landlord or real estate investor.

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National -VS- Local Property Management Services

When searching for the right property management service, you will likely have a list of desirable attributes that the company needs to possess. This article discusses the differences between national and local property management services so you can make an informed decision.

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Landlord -vs- HOA

The landlord — HOA relationship can have many benefits and be a great way to build a harmonious partnership within a community. However, there are times when an HOA embraces an “us -vs- them” mentality that benefits no one. To help, Oak City Properties took some time to look deeper into the issue and provide advice to help keep the peace on the Landlord -vs- HOA front.