How to Mitigate Common Problems in a Rental Properties with Ricardo Ugas

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This episode’s guest is Ricardo Ugas. Ricardo immigrated to the US in 2009 and in the short period of time he’s been in the US he has been able to create an income for himself through rental properties. If you’re new to real estate investing, Ricardo’s story is one you’re going to want to listen to.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Financial struggles when they first immigrated to the US [3:08]
  • Moving 7 times [4:19]
  • How Ricardo started in investing in real estate [5:12]
  • Mitigating problems most landlords face [7:26]
  • Creative ways he used to market his rental properties [11:25]
  • Ricardo describes the neighborhood they invested in for their AirBnB/short-term rentals [14:42]
  • Future plans, plans on partnering with a refugee resettlement organization [15:54]
  • Sharing his knowledge in real estate investing through YouTube [17:43]
  • How to contact Ricardo [19:37]

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