Thinking of selling your investment property?

Managing Real Estate Broker with Full Circle Property Management

Selling perhaps? Let's hope not! Its usually a bad idea to sell an investment property, what with the depreciation recapture, the low appreciation rate of investment real estate, the vultures (investors) waiting to get your property at a low price, the hassle of showing occupied rental property.


So the question I have is why? A well managed, well cared for rental property is like a retirement program, cash out with little issue, and can last for generations. Keep it till the end, make monthly withdrawals, and let it be someone's inheritance!

What's that you say? Its not running well? Well-that may not be a property issue but a manager issue! Hire an effective property manager and let them run it. Already have a manager? meet with them, game plan it, and if they are not performing switch them out.

So hold your manager accountable, follow their advice, and don't sell the property when its the best retirement strategy around!


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Muhammad Mushtaq
Weichert, Realtors® - SBA Group - Fall River, MA

Dennis, your advice is well worth as long this property is in a moderate/progressive income area.

Aug 13, 2016 10:26 PM #1
Sally K. & David L. Hanson
EXP Realty 414-525-0563 - Brookfield, WI
WI Real Estate Agents - Luxury - Divorce

There are reasons....we have two right now...Divorce of course....and retirement.  

Aug 13, 2016 10:27 PM #2
Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

I just Sold one this week ! The HOA kept roughing up my tenants and chasing them away (w/ fines).

Aug 13, 2016 11:20 PM #3
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi Dennis- if you have investment property, it does help to have someone who knows what they're doing manage it for you. 

Aug 14, 2016 02:00 AM #4
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Good morning Dennis.  This makes great sense for investors that need a solid property manager.

Aug 14, 2016 08:33 PM #5
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

This is good advice to share with real estate investors.

Have a most productive month.

Sep 07, 2016 03:12 AM #6
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