New Ways to Profit From Renting Out Single-Family Homes

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Jeff Sica was quoted in The Wall Street Journal. To read the full article, please click here. 

“Don’t go overboard. Investors should maintain a diversified portfolio that also includes stocks, bonds and cash. Single-family homes shouldn’t exceed 5% of their investments, not including their primary residence.”

“Investors should plan to own a home for at least 10 years and realize that they may shell out significant sums before seeing a return on the investment. Be careful about taking out big mortgages. Low borrowing rates encourage speculation. Investors are constantly tempted to take cheap money and not be as diligent with the deals they do.”

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