It’s Time to Buy Another Turnkey Rental: Here’s Why

If you’ve already purchased a turnkey rental, good for you. It was a smart move that you’re probably very glad you made. Now that you have that under your belt, it’s time to consider buying your next turnkey rental. While it’s awesome to have between $200 and $300 in passive...

Continue Reading by Antoine Martel Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

How are Turnkey Rental Markets Chosen?

Have you ever wondered why your favorite turnkey rental provider chooses some markets over others? Who says it’s better to invest in Memphis than in Aspen, for example? Wouldn’t a ski resort be a better place to buy real estate, especially if you were looking for a turnkey vacation rental?...

Continue Reading by Antoine Martel Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

5 Most Common Mistakes Investors Make

Real estate investors need to be sharp in order to recognize good deals, analyze potential deals and maintain profitability. Even if you’re going to buy a turnkey rental, there are certain things you first need to look at and do before moving ahead. Some of the most common mistakes investors...

Continue Reading by Antoine Martel Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

Are You Still Wary About Investing in Out of State Rental Properties?

One of the biggest concerns that many investors have is the idea of investing in a property that they’ve never set eyes on. First time investors have a particularly tough time dealing with the notion of investing out of state. The reasons make sense. For years, real estate investors managed...

Continue Reading by Antoine Martel Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

How to Find a Quality Out-of-State Property Manager

At MartelTurnkey, all of our properties are turned over to the new owners with property managers (and tenants) in place. However, we pride ourselves on being different from our competitors in that we don’t require new owners to keep the same “inherited” property manager for any length of time after...

Continue Reading by Antoine Martel Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

Are You on the Fence About Investing in Turnkey Rentals?

There are many different ways for you to invest your hard-earned dollars; real estate is just one way. It’s not easy to come to a decision on how to invest your money. For some people, that $20 or $30k may be the largest chunk of money they’ve ever seen in...

Continue Reading by Antoine Martel Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

4 Surprising Facts About Turnkey Rentals

Turnkey rentals are relatively straightforward as far as investment vehicles. An investor buys a property from a turnkey rental company and gets passive income—hopefully. But there are surprising facts about turnkey rentals that not every investor fully realizes. We’ve identified the most surprising things about turnkey rentals based on investor...

Continue Reading by Antoine Martel Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

Buy a Turnkey Rental or Do It Yourself?

Many newer real estate investors deliberate between buying a turnkey rental or buying a distressed property and doing their own rehab. Both are valid options, but the experiences between the two are vastly different. It’s important to understand exactly what you’re getting into beforehand, particularly if you’re leaning toward finding...

Continue Reading by Antoine Martel Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

Why You Should Always Use a Property Manager

When you’re investing in real estate, it’s natural to look for ways to maximize cash flow. One common cutback is to manage the property yourself. Now, it’s one thing to consider managing a rental property if you live nearby. It’s another if you’re thinking about managing a property out of...

Continue Reading by Antoine Martel Tuesday, December 17th, 2019

Protect Your Personal Assets From Your Real Estate Activity

The main thing holding back many would-be real estate investors is the fear of losing personal assets in a lawsuit. It’s a valid concern. There are so many potential threats arising from being a rental landlord that a lot of people choose not to invest in real estate for that...

Continue Reading by Antoine Martel Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

4 Common Misconceptions About Turnkey Rentals

Despite the rise in popularity of turnkey rentals, several misconceptions endure about this form of real estate investment. First of all, turnkey rentals are investment properties that require no work on the part of the owner. That’s enticing enough for most real estate investors. Unfortunately, when you throw in myths...

Continue Reading by Antoine Martel Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

Profile on Eric Martel of MartelTurnkey

Eric Martel is a real estate investor and entrepreneur. He founded the turnkey rental company, MartelTurnkey, along with his two sons, Antoine and Etienne, in 2017. To date, MartelTurnkey has bought and sold over $11 million worth of real estate. From the outside, MartelTurnkey seems like an overnight success story....

Continue Reading by Antoine Martel Tuesday, November 26th, 2019