How to Maintain Positive Cash Flow in Real Estate

How to Maintain Positive Cash Flow in Real Estate

Real estate investing is one of the best ways for investors to gain massive wealth very quickly. This is because real estate allows you access to incredible leverage, allowing you to control a several hundred-thousand-dollar assets for just a fraction as a down payment, and the opportunity to create positive cash flow. But for many real estate investors who rely on positive cash flow, staying profitable can be a challenge with pretty serious consequences for your finances. Here are a few tips to help you maintain a positive cash flow in real estate.

How to Maintain Positive Cash Flow in Real Estate: Keep Properties Maintained

The first thing that you should do to maintain a positive cash flow in real estate is to keep your properties well maintained. The better maintained your properties are, the less you will spend overall on repairs and replacements that reduce your property value. This includes everything from the plumbing and electrical work being cleaned and inspected to landscaping weekly or semi-weekly to maintain the curb appeal of your property. The better your property looks and the better condition your home is in, the more value it will have, the less problems you will have to deal with and the more you will be able to charge your tenants in rent.

Keep Your Units Filled

Another crucial step to maintaining a positive cash flow in real estate is to keep your units filled. Having vacancies at your property for long periods of time can be financially devastating if you were expecting a tenant to be paying that portion of the mortgage. You want your units filled and you want them with good tenants. Screening and doing background checks helps you find quality tenants. You want to choose tenants who will take care of your property, pay you on time, and make life easy.

How to Maintain Positive Cash Flow in Real Estate: Refinance When Rates Are Low

The final way that you can maintain positive cash flow in real estate is to refinance your mortgage when rates are low. The current average mortgage rate is now hovering at 5%, and it is expected to keep climbing. But eventually this rate will come back down, perhaps even back as low as 3%. When the opportunity arises, you should refinance your mortgage at a lower rate when the time comes.

Generating a positive cash flow with real estate is possible. You just need the right know-how and a lot of hard work. If you’re doing these three things, you can maintain and maximize your real estate cash flow.

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$5,600,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
5
BEDS
6
TOTAL BATHS
7,000
SQFT
3336 West Riverside Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Riverside Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$1,795,000
Land For Sale
Active
0.4175
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
3508 Stuart Ct
Fort Myers, FL 33901
York Manor Subdivision
$5,800,000
Land For Sale
Active
1.3945
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
1215 & 1233 Braman Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
$15,950,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
9
TOTAL BATHS
10,033
SQFT
1240 Coconut Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Palm Gardens Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$890,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
3,467
SQFT
1249 Osceola Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Riverside Subdivision
$750,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
4
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,173
SQFT
1250 Braman Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Becklers Riverside Add Subdivision
$2,450,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,138
SQFT
1209 Coconut Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$1,595,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,848
SQFT
1266 Gasparilla Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
York Manor Subdivision
Price Change - 16 hours ago
$620,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,503
SQFT
1362 Braman Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Becklers Riverside Add Subdivision
$1,995,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,684
SQFT
3232 Mcgregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Riverside Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$1,377,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,589
SQFT
1344 Shadow Ln
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Country Club Estates Subdivision
$475,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
4
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,542
SQFT
1377 Coconut Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Palm Gardens Subdivision
Price Change - 3 days ago
$650,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,950
SQFT
1250 Sunbury Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
La Chelle Manor Subdivision
$6,000,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
7,719
SQFT
2844 Valencia Way
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Lynns Add Subdivision
New Listing - 5 hours online
$989,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,829
SQFT
1388 Shadow Ln
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Country Club Estates Subdivision
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$499,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,784
SQFT
1414 Alhambra Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$5,900,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
6
TOTAL BATHS
5,093
SQFT
3914 W Riverside Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
Price Change - 4 days ago
$1,385,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,848
SQFT
1434 Alhambra Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Palm Gardens Subdivision
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$3,500,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
5
BEDS
6
TOTAL BATHS
3,470
SQFT
3954 W Riverside Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Seminole Estates Subdivision

 

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