Why I Won’t Be Investing in Rental Properties

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What’s The Appeal

Barrier To Entry

Starting On The Back Foot

Ongoing Costs

Risky Business

  • Non-payment by tenant (which could also result in a costly eviction)
  • Property damage, either from the tenant or from natural disaster.
  • Economic challenges where it’s difficult to find a new tenant at the desired rental amount.
  • Just a gap between tenants.


Don’t Let The Door Hit You

Running The Numbers

Is Property Out?




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