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SloanT writes:

Ok, I am not good with my hands. I don't have any desire to improve houses on my spare time.

My thoughts on property management and work are at the following link. For investors in small income properties the work aspect has, in my mind, been way overblown. I spend less time managing my properties than I do reading the morning paper. http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=17492715&sort=username

I know that you say that your properties don't take much time to maintain, but I don't know if you understand my lack of desire to do these things...

Real estate investing isn't for everybody. Before I started, I didn't think it was for me. I was wrong. It's possible to hire out most all management chores but it will hurt your return-on-investment. I personally think it is neither justified nor necessary for small properties.

Regards,
FMO


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