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Our renovations are finally complete and we officially have the place fully rented with income coming in. BeforeAfter Before After The renovations have really come along nicely, fully completed, and the unit is now rented. The other tenant was away for a few weeks so we took that opportunity to redo the bathroom there as it was needed. Now with the house fully rented the LLC's bank account is growing rapidly and it is time to look for a second duplex or single family home to rent. Will post more about that one later, but wanted to have an update. Butcher Block Counter Top New Floor and Paint No more wall paper and new carpet In all we probably put…

Successfully completed our loop climbing East Quarry to West Quarry and then onto Mount Rand and back. 4.67 Miles with a 1,293 elevation Between Quarry and Rand - Taking the Ledge Route Our trip too us roughly 2 hours and 20 minutes. We were taking our time overall and the Mrs twisted her ankle coming down Rand - she was tired - so that slowed us down also. The key take away from the injury is to take along some snacks. We've been doing quite a few of the easy hikes and while it was only two hours if your body doesn't have enough fuel to keep going you're bound to get injured. EAST QUARRY Easy Quarry Peak Both peaks…

What else can I say? No, I am not in need of bail, but I sure as heck did not go upstairs! House was on an equipment demonstration site, and it was to be demolished. This is what was behind the door: Maybe he can help me on the HOV lane days?

We are having some good weather for a few good runs. Currently boiling in the finisher. Three gallons of syrup so far this season and should have another two or three tonight added to that. Not the best year for making syrup as the sugar content is low so what I do get in sap doesn't produce a lot of syrup.

Those following along will know that my wife and I purchased our first rental duplex in October 2019. There was a complete list of items that needed to get done. There was a lot I wished I knew ahead of time, so I'm going to chronicle as much as I can here so other folks will have a leg up and also so I can selfishly come back to this post and learn from my own mistakes or successes. Your handed the keys. Congratulations! If you've gone this far you've made a huge step towards your own personal financial independence. First things first: Start a Spreadsheet Start a rental spreadsheet. Before you spend another dollar you should be keeping track…

I hold the keys to my new rental property! Our new Rental Duplex We are very excited to get started down this new avenue of active/semi-passive investing. Currently the right side is rented and the left side just emptied out which is perfect timing. Now we can do some needed updates and fixes so the house will be as worry free as we can make it. I want to spend the money now so I will not need to do so later. Immediate to do list: Switch the electrical overCall the town and make sure the water and sewer are switched overSwitch over the gasMeet with handyman on work that needs to be done, ask about having him on call?Make…

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