When we owned two rental houses, my wife and I pretty much took care of everything. We have replaced water heaters, broken windows and storm doors and so much more on our own. We have gotten up in the middle of the night in the winter on a holiday to go and fix a toilet that would not flush only to find the chain came loose on the flapper valve. Now that we own commercial properties, we hire experts from an HVAC facilities management company to professional landscapers to take care of everything.
We put our time in as young landlords building up income to buy better properties over time. Now we have a mix of residential and commercial properties along with one industrial complex. Continue reading