Learn how to advertise your rental property effectively and find the tenants you want. Know what to watch out for and how to protect yourself legally. Find out how to create lease forms, conduct background and credit checks, and address legal issues and decide on courses of action.
This course examines investment opportunities in real estate, including personal residences, rental properties, and "flips," and shows participants how to determine which investment are smart ones. Current homeowners will learn to evaluate their homes as investments, calculating value accurately, considering improvements to increase value and marketability, and exploring financing options. Novice investors who want to start slowly will learn about taking advantage of a depressed market for short and long-term gains. Extensive Q & A will be part of the class, as well as site visits to possible investment properties.
This is the perfect course for the beginning investor – or the seasoned manager. Regardless of your experience level, you will bring home some of the most sought-after techniques in the industry. You’ll learn how to find the money to get started, where the best deals are, how to profit from foreclosures, and how to choose a professional management company – or decide if self-management is your best choice. You’ll also learn about negotiation secrets, short sales, REOs, and much more.