First Rental? Security Deposits, Credit Checks, & Evictions 101
First rental property? Security deposits, credit checks, and home renovations can seem DAUNTING when it’s your first real estate rodeo. How much do you charge, which tenant do you select, and will refreshing the grout allow you to double your passive income? These are just some of the questions you’ll have before you collect your first rent check. But don’t worry about answering them yourselves; we have the experts to help!
Welcome to this week’s Rookie Reply! If you’re just starting your real estate investing journey, this is the place to be! Ashley and Tony go through some VERY common questions, such as what to do if your tenant terminates their lease early, how much to charge for security deposits, and how to run your first credit/background check. For those who are a bit more experienced in the investing game, we also chat about HELOCs, rental renovations (and if they’re worth the cost), and moving properties into an LLC.
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