What Are Seasoned Funds For Your Down Payment?

Are you almost ready to buy a turnkey rental property? One of the first things you’ll need to do is get a down payment together and then acquire financing. But even before that, you need to make sure your down payment funds have been seasoned. If you’ve never purchased real...

Continue Reading by Antoine Martel Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

Can Foreigners Buy Real Estate in the U.S.?

Foreign property investment refers to real estate investment on American soil by foreign nationals. The United States is considered a very favorable real estate investment market; in fact, one of the best in the world! As such, foreign buyers accounted for over $78 billion in real estate sales in 2019...

Continue Reading by Antoine Martel Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

Why Turnkey Rentals Are a Strong Investment During Turbulent Times

Every generation experiences turbulent times. No country is immune. International events often affect U.S. or Canadian families here in North America. Throughout the years, there have been wars, famines and depressions and recessions. The economy experiences ups and downs and reflects the overall mood of society.  Even now, as the...

Continue Reading by Antoine Martel Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

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