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Detailing the ins and outs of residential investment property ownership. Negotiating your best terms. Working with tenants. Knowing before you buy whether or not a property should be profitable.



If you are looking for things to do in Olathe, Kansas for September 2007 you are going to want to put these two events on your calender.  The kids will love them...and so will you. Old Settler's DaySeptember 6,7 & 8Always held the first Thursday through Saturday after Labor Day this traditional f...
  Yesterday morning I had the pleasure of meeting with three New York/New Jersey area real estate investors who had come to Kansas City to see what the potential of investing here. They had apparently spent the better part of the week researching tax lien houses and parts of the city, well, I'm n...
I just wanted to let you know of a couple rental property opportunities for sale in Overland Park, Kansas; Overland Park 5 Unit Apartment Priced at $425,000100% occupied with close to no vacancies for past two years. Gross income of $41,100/yr. Overland Park Single Family Home For Sale Priced at ...
One of my Kansas City real estate investors owns an investment property that is turning on him.  And not turning for the good.  So this is a lesson post.  A "what to watch out for" post, if you will.This investor bought a home that needed quite a bit of rehab.  Since there wasn't quite enough mar...
Last Friday my family and I wanted to do something fun for a Friday night. No, I didn't want CiCi's Pizza...again. And with kids the ages of 15, 12, 10 & 3 it's hard to find a movie we can all agree on. Then I had a great idea."Let's go to a Japanese steakhouse!"Only one of our 4 kids had ever be...
I want to recognize the newest internet resource for all things related to Olathe, Kansas real estate and news.  This new blogsite is dedicated to all things related to Olathe and can be found at http://olathehomes.wordpress.com.  The name of the site is Olathe Home Services.  A new and exciting ...
When I decided to start my original blog back in January of 2006 I really had no idea what I was getting into.  I had no knowledge of social networking or SEO or, quite frankly, whether or not I would proceed past putting up the first post and pointing it to my website so that people could find m...
So I'm out pre-viewing properties yesterday afternoon in the Waldo neighborhood of Kansas City. A property I was most particularly interested in was a 2 bedroom, 1 bath and 1 car detached garage being offered at just under $60,000. That's way under market and I wanted to know why.When I get there...
  I'm terribly sorry if others have brought this site's attention to you before.  But I just found it.  Since plagiarism and theft is a major problem throughout the blog world and can even be a problem here in active|rain, I thought I would bring it to your attention immediately.  I ran my site a...
To understand what a person reads is to understand, in part, the soul of that same person.  We've heard "garbage in - garbage out."  And never before in human history has there been such an opportunity for garbage.  Culling through blogs is like panning for gold.  Wasted water.  Wasted rock.  Was...

Chris Lengquist

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