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

The Benefits of Investing in B and C Class Properties

B and C class properties are some of the best turnkey rental property investments you can make. Don’t let the sparkle of A class properties distract you from the undeniable profitability of B and C class turnkey rentals. Granite countertops and vaulted ceilings don’t equate to money in your bank...

Continue Reading by Antoine Martel Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Why Your Home Shouldn’t Be Your Retirement Plan

Too many Americans are banking on the value of their homes to fund their retirement. As time has gone by, many are realizing that their retirement savings are far short of the goals recommended by financial experts. Retirement planning professionals advise saving a minimum of a million dollars to supplement...

Continue Reading by Eric Martel Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

What Are the Differences Between A, B, C and D Class Properties?

When looking at turnkey rentals to buy, you’ll often notice a classification referred to as A, B, C or D. These are class distinctions that are used to help define and communicate the characteristics of a property and/or the neighborhood where it’s located. These classifications are primarily used within real...

Continue Reading by Antoine Martel Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

Cash Flow Vs. Appreciation

Real estate investors often debate whether it’s best to go after cash flow or appreciation when looking for investment properties. There are benefits to each, but in our opinion, cash flow is the smart choice. Following are the considerations to keep in mind as you make your own decision about...

Continue Reading by Antoine Martel Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

What’s the Difference Between a Quitclaim Deed and a Warranty Deed?

A deed is the official document that conveys ownership of a piece of real estate from one person or entity to another. Whenever you buy a property, whether it’s a turnkey rental or something else, pay close attention to the type of deed that will be transferred to you. There...

Continue Reading by Antoine Martel Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

Top 5 Things to Look For in an Investment Property

Once you’ve decided that real estate investment is your next move, you’ll need to start looking for a good investment property. Make no mistake, as soon as you start telling people you’re looking, there’ll be no shortage of people trying to sell you a property. The trouble is, they probably...

Continue Reading by Antoine Martel Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Looking Down the Road: Exit Strategies For Turnkey Rentals

Whenever you invest in real estate, you should have an exit strategy. An exit strategy is a way out of a deal. Sometimes an investor will get into a real estate investment with a definite exit strategy and timeline already in mind. Other times, life events require the investor to...

Continue Reading by Antoine Martel Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

Most Common Myths About Investing in Real Estate

The more people we talk with, the more we realize that there are some harmful myths about investing in real estate. They’re harmful because they hinder people from taking that important step and investing in their first real estate property. At MartelTurnkey, we want to help as many people as...

Continue Reading by Antoine Martel Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

Creative Ideas to Get Money For Your First Turnkey Property Down Payment

Once you purchase your first turnkey property, you’re in the real estate game. You’ll begin receiving positive cash flow each month, deposited straight into your bank account. From there, it’s easier to envision your future as a successful real estate investor. It’s also easier after that to leverage your first...

Continue Reading by Antoine Martel Tuesday, September 24th, 2019