Mr. 1500 doing all of the talking today... Lately, I've been thinking that perhaps my life isn't on quite the right path. I am perpetually tired from being perpetually busy. While I have a great life and don't really have the right to complain about anything, it can all be overwhelming at times. The problem may actually be this very blog. I'll get to that in a … [Read more...] about Ask the Readers: What do you do when life kicks your ass?
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Last week, I asked you about your rules for landlording. In the past, I put a lot of emphasis on the credit report. A fellow landlord told me he thinks the rental history is just as important. Here is what you think: Mario (a seasoned landlord) from Debt Blag had this to say: ...rental history has been a better predictor of how reliable a tenant they’ll be than credit … [Read more...] about Ask the Reader: Should we rent and flip?
Good afternoon everyone. How I learned to stop worrying and love the 4% rule Last week, I asked if you believe in the 4% rule. I must admit to you that I had my own motivations when I asked the question. It is no exaggeration to say that I think about the 4% rule every single day (my brain is not normal). Like most of you, I was unsure of it. However, all of your great … [Read more...] about Ask the Reader: The Sky is Falling! Do you care?
Hi there, Mrs. 1500 today, tag-teaming with the Mr. to ask Do you believe in the 4% rule? But first, let's talk about last week's question and answers: How do you interact with people who are the exact opposite? When I asked this question, we had just spent a very long weekend with some family who had been in town. They like to spend money, and consider almost any … [Read more...] about Ask the Readers: Do you believe in the 4% rule?