Joe's Stories

As investors, many of us buy properties with grandiose dreams of big returns and how this property will be a great addition to our portfolio.

Apr 21

Many years ago, I was a residential real estate agent in Southern California. When I had clients who were buying second homes, I was always afraid to recommend they put their property up as a vacation rental due to the fact the property might get damaged and the client might take it out on me for recommending this idea.

Jul 1

Having been in real estate for 30 years as a licensed agent, I understand the desire an agent feels to help out and, more importantly, to look out for the best interests of clients. However, sometimes even with the best intentions, a client you helped rent a place might find himself or herself at odds with the landlord and wants to sublease or might suddenly need to find a roommate — or replace one.

Mar 31