Why & How Real Estate Investors Protect Their Assets Through LLCs

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Sep 28, 2018

In the real estate investment business, we talk a lot about risk management. Much of the time, this is relegated to concepts like portfolio diversification, insurance, and savvy business decisions. One of the things we don’t always talk about, however, is asset protection.

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Topics: protecting your assets, llc

3 Lines of Defense Against Rental Property Damage

Posted by Chris Clothier on Mon, Oct 23, 2017

As real estate investors, we all want our properties to stay in tip-top condition. After all, a rental property in good condition means it shows better, retains and accumulates better value, and better satisfies our residents. When we’re not actively working to improve the condition of our investment properties, we certainly don’t want them to be damaged.

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Topics: property management, protecting your assets

Avoiding Real Estate Investing Scams by Renters

Posted by Chris Clothier on Mon, Mar 3, 2014

The majority of the time, when you see something involving “rentals” and “scams,” most people are expecting to find landlord horror stories and tales of tenants being mistreated. The real estate investor, the landlord or the property manager, in most cases, are the villains of the story. But did you know that there are would-be renters out there looking to take advantage of landlords and real estate investors?

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Topics: avoiding scams, protecting your assets, renter scams