Teresa Bitler, Author at Think Realty | A Real Estate of Mind

Teresa Bitler

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Teresa Bitler is a regular freelance contributor to Think Realty Magazine. Contact her at teresa@teresabitler.com.

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7 Ways to Retain Your Existing Tenants

When your tenants move out, it can cost thousands of dollars in lost revenue, repairs, renovations, and marketing to get your property re-rented. A hallmark 1987 study by Walker Research… more
Insight Doing Business

Business Sense

Often the difference between a successful real estate investor and a not-so-successful one is how they treat their investments. A successful investor sees investing as a business while a not-so-successful… more
Insight Investing Strategies

Capital Idea

Getting a loan doesn’t have to be a difficult process, according to Ron Blum, founder of Atlas Capital and Asset Management. In fact, building a portfolio doesn’t have to be… more
Profiles Master Investors

Sharing the Wealth

Investing in real estate can change your life. Just ask Kathy Fettke, who started by renting out rooms in her own home when her husband, Rich Fettke, was diagnosed with… more
Insight Investing Strategies

Note-Taking

Scott Carson, founder of We Close Notes, never intended to invest in nonperforming notes despite previously working as a mortgage broker and a financial adviser. Like so many others investing… more
Insight Investing Strategies

Seven Things: Profit Points

You don’t have to add another property to your portfolio to increase your monthly net. Here are seven ways to make your current properties more profitable. 1. Minimize vacancies Vacancy… more
Insight Investing Strategies

Upon Further Inspection

There’s a natural tendency for investors to think more like home appraisers than home inspectors when evaluating a property, and it makes sense—you need to know how much you can… more
Insight Industry Trends

Looking for the Right Mix

Mixed-use developments are communities within the community, a mix of residential units over retail, including restaurants, convenience stores and medical offices. Residents can socialize and sometimes work in the building… more