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How to Buy up Your First Kissimmee Rental Property

Placing a Sign on Your First Rental Property in KissimmeeOwning a rental property can appear to be a formidable and pricey task. Despite that, with a calculated approach, you can own your first Kissimmee rental property in a short time. Having a rental income to amplify your income can be a blessing in helping you to obtain your life goals. Below are the main elements for identifying and buying your first rental property.


Collect as many facts you can about the area you have in mind to invest in. Look for key features of the area that might attract residents, such as a park, shopping, proximity to public transit or a nice view. You should also know about the tax laws and mortgage rates to give you a secure estimate as to how much you need to apportion for your future investment as well as monies called for as down payment and mortgage costs for your first Kissimmee rental property.


There are many varied types of likelihoods you can take advantage of when looking to finance, rental property loans or finance options might be different from those within reach to owner-occupied home mortgages. Here are some different types of financing options you might consider:

  1. Cash – Use cash to buy a rental home.
  2. Mortgage – Pay a down payment and then monthly mortgage payments.
    Note: there are many types of mortgages, do your homework to ensure the loan fits your budget and needs
  3. Portfolio lenders – Access an adapted portfolio of mortgages available with flexible terms specific to property owners.
  4. Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loans – While FHA loans are designed for who are planning to live on the property, there are some options available with FHA that allow FHA-financed homes to have more than 1 unit (up to 4). Using FHA, you could live on the property and have a rental property unit.
  5. 203K loans – This loan factors in the cost of home repairs and improvements into the loan amount. This can be useful when looking to renovate a property and rent it out.

Find a Property

Link up with a local real estate agent to spot where there are properties available in your engaged area. Have a general idea of the specifications of the home and how much you are willing to spend. Make sure to have limits and expectations when finding a property. If you find the right purchasing point, you can determine your long-term profitability.

Property Assessment

A  key step, not to be passed over in the process is to have a property assessment of the location to learn if it is habitable and what will need to be refreshed or replaced to make the home rent ready. In advance to purchasing, you can ask a Real Property Management office to assess the rental home to give tips relating to its rentability and to make pointers for upgrades etc.  They can also indicate a certified home and pest inspector if necessary. Within this essential step, you will be able to find an estimate as to the property’s recent performance and plausible performance.

Would you like a free assessment of your likely rental property? Please contact Real Property Management South Orlando today by filling out the form online or by calling us directly at 407-982-2000.

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