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Tax Time Benefits of Hiring a Professional Orlando Property Management Company - Article Banner

Tax Time Benefits of Hiring a Professional Orlando Property Management Company

There are many benefits to working with professional property managers in Orlando. One of those benefits, which is often overlooked, is the fact that you can count on expert accounting and bookkeeping for your investment, whether it’s a single property or an entire portfolio.  You should enjoy a careful tracking of the income and expenses associated with your investment, as well...

An Orlando HOA Management Company Explains the Roles of the Board - Article Banner

An Orlando HOA Management Company Explains the Roles of the Board

HOA board members usually serve in a voluntary capacity, and they have a lot of responsibilities with their role managing and directing the community association. As an HOA management company, we’re being called to help a lot of HOA boards manage their workload and the expectations of their homeowners and communities.  The Community Association Institute has reported that nearly 80 million...

Rent to Own Programs for Tenants Who Want to Be Homeowners in Orlando

A number of good tenants in Orlando are renting only until they feel financially secure enough to become homeowners. We love these tenants, because they’re responsible and reliable. They pay rent on time, take care of the properties they’re living in, and remain open and communicative throughout the leasing process and tenancy. While we hate to lose good tenants, it’s always...

All about Commercial Real Estate & Property Management in Orlando, FL - Article Banner

All about Commercial Real Estate & Property Management in Orlando, FL

A commercial rental property in Orlando comes with its own benefits and challenges. If you’ve been mostly investing in residential properties and you’re thinking about diversifying your portfolio and buying up commercial rentals, there are a few significant differences you’ll have to be prepared for as you navigate the investment process.  First, let’s talk about the types of commercial property that...

Rent Control: What You Can Do as an Orlando Real Estate Investor - Article Banner

Rent Control: What You Can Do as an Orlando Real Estate Investor

Orlando does not have any rent control, and unless something dramatic and unexpected happens, the city cannot pass a rent control bill anytime soon. That’s because a state law in Florida prohibits municipalities and cities from implementing any limits on what landlords can charge their tenants in rent.  This is one of the reasons so many out-of-state investors choose to acquire...

What Is a 1031 Exchange? A Guide to Financing Your Orlando Investment Property

As Orlando property managers, we get excited about the opportunities a 1031 exchange can provide for the investors we work with. If you want to defer taxes on the sale of an income-producing property, a 1031 Exchange can be one of the best ways to do that. You get to defer taxes and increase the value and strength of your...

What Makes an Orlando Property a Profitable Rental Investment? - Article Banner

What Makes an Orlando Property a Profitable Rental Investment?

Residential rental properties in Orlando almost always make good investments. But, when you really want to measure your potential for profit, you have to be strategic in the opportunities you choose to pursue. Investment properties can be financially rewarding when you choose wisely. Surround yourself with local experts, especially if you’re investing for the first time. Here are the most important...

Is Your Orlando Rental Property Zoned for a Vacation Home? Best Be Sure - Article Banner

Is Your Orlando Rental Property Zoned for a Vacation Home? Best Be Sure

Renting out a short term vacation home might seem ideal. This is Orlando, after all, and tourists swarm into the city all year long, visiting theme parks and other local attractions.  Don’t rush into an Airbnb listing just yet. You actually have to make sure your property is zoned to be a vacation home, and many owners quickly find out that...

Up & Coming Areas to Purchase an Investment Property In | Orlando Realty Investment - Article Banner

Up & Coming Areas to Purchase an Investment Property In | Orlando Realty Investment

The Orlando real estate market is pretty hot right now, and we expect it will stay that way. With interest rates still historically low and more demand than supply, it’s a great time to be selling a home in Orlando.  It’s also a great time to invest in a property, especially if you want to rent that property out.  There’s a large...

Short Term Gain or Long Term Appreciation: What Every Orlando Investor Should Consider - Article Banner

Short Term Gain or Long Term Appreciation: What Every Orlando Investor Should Consider

As an Orlando investor, your investment goals are going to drive every decision you make. When it comes to buying and selling, making upgrades and improvements, or taking advantage of tax benefits and programs, you’re going to make decisions based on your unique investment goals.  For some property owners, earning as much cash as possible is their main goal. That’s not...