Buying your first rental property can be super scary—but it doesn't have to be.
If you’ve been reading, researching, and chatting it up about investing in a rental, here are a few thoughts to throw into the mix:
1. Make sure you’re okay being a landlord. When things break, flood, drip, or fall, you’ll be the one your tenants call. Will you handle repair and maintenance yourself? Or will you hire a contractor? Be honest with yourself about what it takes—and what it costs—to be a... read more