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How Laura Found, Bought, and Leased Her First Rental Property From Across the Country

Jan 12, 2021 5:17:44 AM / by The Nomad Team posted in Testimonials

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Laura always knew she wanted to get into long-term rentals, and when she was finally satisfied with her stability and savings, she decided now was the time. After looking up and down the West Coast and finding little hope with her realtor in Portland, Laura gave her ol' friend PJ a call—who just happens to be Nomad's co-founder.

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How to Find the Best-of-the-Best Tenants for Your Rental Property

Jan 11, 2021 6:00:00 AM / by The Nomad Team posted in DIY Landlord

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As a landlord, you face a tricky balance: you want to protect your property, but you also want to avoid lengthy vacancies.

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How Victoria Made an Extra $4,000 by Working With Nomad

Jan 8, 2021 6:06:38 AM / by The Nomad Team posted in Testimonials

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Victoria was moving out of town and decided she wanted to rent out her property instead of sell it. However, the DIY landlord approach didn't start out so well. Marketing the property on Zillow and Facebook was slow going, and she wasn't sure how she'd manage the property from far away. After over a month on the market, the rental property still sat vacant. 

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First Time Renting Your Property? Here's What to Know and Do

Jan 4, 2021 6:38:17 AM / by The Nomad Team posted in DIY Landlord

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Considering renting out your home for the first time can be both thrilling and nerve-racking. Is it worth it in the long run? Should you sell instead? How much work is it going to take?

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How Nomad Maximizes What You (the Property Owner) Earn

Dec 8, 2020 8:15:00 AM / by The Nomad Team posted in Rental Property

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We say it time and time again across our website, in-person, and wherever you find us:

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5 Tips to Price Your Rental Property to Perfection

Dec 3, 2020 8:48:35 AM / by The Nomad Team posted in Rental Property

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Finding the right price for your rental can be tricky. Price it too low, and you'll miss out on income (and your property might be perceived as "cheap"). Price it too high, and you may scare off potential tenants and face higher vacancy rates.

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Nomad Vs. Property Manager Vs. Self-Manager—Which to Choose?

Dec 3, 2020 8:02:44 AM / by The Nomad Team posted in Rental Property

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Looking to lease your rental property? Whether you're brand-new to the real estate world or have been around the block a couple of times, you likely know the first major decision you'll need to make is—do you self-manage or hire a property manager? 

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The 11 Not-So-Noticeable Property Costs Eating Your Profits

Dec 3, 2020 7:46:49 AM / by The Nomad Team posted in DIY Landlord

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Owning a rental property is a great way to earn extra cash each month and even make a living:

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2021 Guide to Rental Rates: How Much Can I Rent My House for?

Dec 3, 2020 7:33:20 AM / by The Nomad Team posted in Rental Property, DIY Landlord

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Prices matter, especially when it comes to real estate. Just think about how much time you spend at the grocery store debating between name brand and off-brand products—and that's just to save you a couple of cents.

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Nomad Vs. Hiring a Property Manager: Which Is Better?

Nov 30, 2020 1:54:24 PM / by The Nomad Team

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Owning a rental property can be a profitable investment, but it's also a huge responsibility. Marketing your property, keeping it occupied, collecting rent, handling urgent tenant phone calls, ongoing maintenance—what might look like a fun side hustle at first can quickly become another job.

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