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How Ironclad is the One Percent Rule in Real Estate Investing?

Last updated Dec 19, 2018

Is the one percent rule a hard and fast guideline every investor must follow to be successful? It depends. While it's a useful... Read More

Investment Property Financing Cheat Sheet | Roofstock

Last updated Nov 28, 2018

Using leverage to finance your investment property can be a great way to maximize returns and achieve your investment goals. But... Read More

Our First Tenant Turnover Experience: How Much It Cost And What We Learned

Last updated Nov 10, 2018

This past Spring was our first experience handling tenant turnover. And, like most novice real estate investors, it scared us. A... Read More

Why Buy Now – 7 Reasons To Invest In Single-Family Rentals

Last updated Mar 23, 2019

If you’re seeking to diversify your investment portfolio away from the volatility of the financial markets, single-family rental... Read More

How to Keep Great Tenants in Your Rental — Even if You Live Far Away

Last updated Oct 9, 2018

Good tenants are the first line of defense when it comes to caring for your property, and they also keep those ever-important... Read More

When is it time to sell your rental property?

Last updated Oct 10, 2018

Deciding when to unload an investment property isn’t as cut and dry as it may seem. While the obvious reason is to cash out at... Read More

10 Tips to Help Your Investment Property Bid Come Out on Top

Last updated Sep 27, 2018

With 30,000 investors browsing the site each week and more than $1 billion in property transactions since its inception in March... Read More

How I Picked My Investment Property: Sarah Park

Last updated Oct 24, 2018

If there's one truth we hold to be self evident about real estate investing, it's that it doesn't happen in a vacuum. There's a... Read More

Real Estate Markets Attracting Big Companies

Last updated Aug 30, 2018

There’s been a lot of buzz around Amazon’s forthcoming second North American headquarters — dubbed HQ2 — which will cost $5... Read More

5 Tips to Protect Your Rental Property During Hurricane Season

Last updated Aug 29, 2018

May 15 to November 30 is hurricane season along the Gulf Coast and Atlantic Seaboard. If you own a rental home in an at-risk... Read More

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Intro to Roofstock

CNBC Nightly Business Report - July 14, 2017 - Roofstock Neighborhood Rating Index

CNBC: New rental index assesses risk right down to neighborhood

Roofstock Co-Founders Gary Beasley & Gregor Watson interivew on Wharton School of Business Radio - Sirius/XM

Roofstock Co-Founder/CEO Gary Beasley on NBC Bay Area Press:Here

Roofstock Chairman/Co-Founder Gregor Watson's interview with Cheddar