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Is it Better to Sell or Rent Your Home?


Can you Break Even if you Rent your Home?

You do the math... Start with the cost of mortgage on the house you'd like to rent. Add home owners insurance (which may need to be increased if you're renting the property), property manager fees, any repairs that the tenants might require during the time of the rental, gardener (if you want your yard to be in good condition when your renters leave), pool service (if you have a pool, do you really want to trust that your renters will take good care of it?), and compare all that to the going rental rates. (See home rentals to the left). If your expenses are less that what you would make in rent, maybe it's worth exploring further.



If you're having a hard time selling, maybe it's worth considering renting your property...

5 Reasons Homes Don't Sell
(and How to Address Them)

It can be stressful to see your home languish on the market while others in your neighborhood are moving quickly. A home that isn't selling can cost you time and money, not to mention your sanity.

Here are five reasons your home may not be selling, and advice for addressing them: Pricing, Timing, Location, Condition, Marketing

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What if You're Renters Don't Pay...

What to Do (and What Not to) When a Tenant's Rent Is Late

by Laurence Jankelow

You followed our recommendations to discourage tenants from paying rent late, but alas, they still pay late. What should you do now? Whether you're faced with a past-due payment for the first time or you have a tenant with a long history of paying late, it takes you time and costs you money to rectify the situation. Below you will find a simple 5 step process outlining the action you can (and should) take. FIND OUT MORE