Bryan Chavis is founder of The Landlord Property Management Academy and author/creator of one of the top property management designations/certifications online. Chavis runs one of the top blogs for real estate professionals at LandlordAcademy.com and is a property management coach for Keller Williams MAPS. Named one of the top 40 up-and-coming entrepreneurs under the age of 40 by the Gulf Coast Business Review, he travels the country coaching real estate professionals, and consults for some of the largest housing authorities in the nation. Chavis lives in Tampa, Florida, with his wife and their daughter.
“Without Landlording on Autopilot, I doubt I would have ever succeeded with rental properties. Mike's book guided my business every step of the way, and I owe a huge debt to Mike for his insights. This book is a MUST-READ for any current or future landlord.”
-Brandon Turner, BiggerPockets.com
Landlording on Autopilot is the property investor’s guide to doing it all with less stress and higher profits. As a full-time undercover police detective, author Mike Butler developed his proven, simple system for managing hundreds of rentals on the side; in this book, he shares his methods to help you transition your rentals from a headache into a fun, problem-free source of consistent higher profits and income. Whether you’re looking for your first rental property, or just looking for a better way to manage the ones you have, this book shows you his strategies, mind-set, tools and technologies to make your rental business a boatload easier while giving you a lot more time to do what you want! Mike’s simple methods can be implemented in downtown Manhattan or Anytown, USA, whether you manage high-end penthouses or Section 8 rentals, and you can do it all from your smartphone or tablet—and best of all, most of the technology doesn’t cost a penny.
There comes a time in every landlord’s “landlording” experience when the income doesn’t feel worth the hassle. Don’t give up! Investment property can be a wonderful source of income—with the right approach. Mike Butler’s approach is “autopilot”, and it tips the scales toward more profit, more income, and much less stress.Discover the latest—and mostly free—landlording technologies HUGE Updates on Section 8, rental application processing changes, and more How To deal with the latest rash of federal, state, and local laws attacking landlords Explore market trends and conditions through the eyes of a seasoned real estate investor
If your properties are taking up too much of your life, Landlording on Autopilot is your ultimate guide to reclaiming your time—and your profit.
PLUS... FREE GIFTS from Mike Butler!“159 point Rent Ready Checklist” “Your 18 page ‘Ultimate How To Guide’ to Taking Multi-Purpose Photos and Videos of Your Rentals” 12 Brand New Updated FORMS for Your Rental Business
Why should an investor have rent-to-own as part of his or her investment portfolio? This book lays out in clear detail the benefits of rent-to-own and how to get started with a rent-to-own strategy. Loaded with tips and case studies, here are the core components of the system:How to identify properties How to carry out due diligence Smart financing strategies How to market your system and attract interested tenants-homebuyers How to identify and choose tenants-homebuyers The rent-to-own contract Obligations of the investor to the tenant-homebuyer Obligations of the tenant-homebuyer to the investor The team of experts: agent, lawyer, lender, home inspector, accountant Exit strategies
There are many singles and couples who for a variety of reasons opt for a rent-to-own opportunity. For some it's an opportunity to check out a location for a couple of years so that they're certain it's the house and neighborhood they want for the long-term; for others it's the desire to own a home but need to grow their down payment-having a nice home while they save is a terrific option. The expertise of the investor in identifying the right property and providing the right financing is another significant aspect for the tenant-homebuyer.
The benefits for the investor are many: a solid property in an area where the fundamentals are strong; great tenants who respect the property; a profitable investment even with a downturn in the market.
Investing in Rent-to-Own Property is the quintessential tool for investors who have yet to take advantage of a proven money-maker or for those investors who want the benefit of a proven system to build their portfolio.
Are you looking to buy a house, but don't quite know where to begin? Have no fear! This new edition of Home Buying Kit For Dummies arms you with Eric Tyson and Ray Brown's time-tested advice and strategies for buying a home in current market conditions. Packed with valuable tips for getting the best deal on your new home and navigating an ever-changing housing market, it shows you how to find the right property, make smart financial decisions, and understand the latest lending requirements and tax implications.
Thanks to looser lending standards, lower down payment mortgages, and a wider selection of homes to choose from, first-time homebuyers are making a comeback in the housing market. But if you don't know a Colonial from a counter offer, the process of buying a home can be daunting. Luckily, this bestselling guide is here to take the confusion out of the process! In plain English, it provides step-by-step guidance for buying the home of your dreams, from inspecting a property to evaluating a location to making sense of loan applications, tax documents, and counter offer forms.Negotiate your best deal and obtain a lower down payment mortgage Improve your credit score Make sense of changing lending standards Take the confusion out of lending laws, mortgage rates, and marketplace conditions
Whether you're a renter, investor, or current homeowner, everything you need to plant roots in a new home sweet home is just a page away.
This proven formula works even if you have no real estate experience, bad or no credit, or very little money. This formula has been developed out of real-life experience. You will learn how to make smart real estate investments and use those investments to help you achieve financial success. We spent thousands of hours interviewing, e-mailing, and communicating with hundreds of today's most successful real estate investors.
This book is a compilation of their secrets and proven successful ideas. If you are interested in learning hundreds of hints, tricks, and secrets on how to purchase a property with no money down, then this book is for you. You will learn how to find the right property, locate motivated sellers, make mutually beneficial offers, and possibly even receive cash at the closing. Though you may be relatively cash-poor or have a less-than-perfect credit rating, you can acquire a mortgage and find the house you've always wanted.
You will receive professional direction through all the complicated legal and tax issues involved. You will uncover secrets that expert real estate investors use every day. This comprehensive resource contains a wealth of modern tips and strategies for financing and closing on a property. The author shows readers how to find out how much they're really worth, how to uncover unknown assets, and how anyone can enhance their credit rating within six months. Financing your dream home can be possible, even if you never thought you could.
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