It may surprise you to learn that optimizing your rental ROI isn’t all about juggling the numbers. Sure, dollar signs are a big piece to the puzzle; what you pay, cost of repairs, comparables, direct expenses like maintenance and indirect expenses like overhead. Obviously numbers matter. But they aren’t everything.
It goes without saying that there are contributing factors to market fluctuation and acts of God, over which you have zero control. And, the liability risks which accompany rental property ownership can be daunting for the best of us.