Slum lords make less money as investors

Slum lords leave money on the table. A well-cared for property is smart business for you as an investor: (1) Prime condition properties rent and sell for more, and they rent faster (reducing the dreaded turnover cost). (2) Tenants stay longer in well-cared for homes. The main concern every tenant has is: will you fix Read more about Slum lords make less money as investors[…]

Movie Review: The Big Short

Based on Michael Lewis best-seller The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine, “The Big Short” won the Oscar in the Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay category this year. It tells the chilling story of a few financial traders and managers who saw the signs of a downturn before it took place, and decided to “short” the banks. The Read more about Movie Review: The Big Short[…]

Guide to Buying & Selling Historic Homes in Central Florida

Earlier this month we sold the house next door to ours. It was built in 1927, and designed by the first architect in Seminole County, Elton J. Moughton. A few years ago we had the experience of helping someone buy their dream home in the historic district of Sanford. Both transactions have inspired us to Read more about Guide to Buying & Selling Historic Homes in Central Florida[…]