Investing in stocks and commodities is very different from investing in single-family rental real estate. Rental properties are a much more hands-on venture where you have more control but also more responsibility for the performance of the asset. As a result, real estate investing requires that you develop a more in-depth understanding of the process.
Previously, we discussed seven secrets for success in single-family rental real estate investing. Here are five more tips that can give you a competitive advantage and also help protect you from some common pitfalls.