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Landlording on AutoPilot, 2nd Edition by Mike Butler

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CHAPTER 1Why Residential Rental Properties?

…because they are simple and easy when done properly.

“Imagine what your life would be like if you had 20 nice rental houses paid for…”

…and you could run your business from anywhere in the world using your smartphone, tablet, or laptop, as long as you have internet access! Awesome? Even Burned-Out Landlords Say “Awesome!”

This is exactly how I run my rental business in today's world. It is absolutely incredible how technology has catapulted my lifestyle allowing me to live exactly what I have dreaming about since my early teens.

How many businesses can you run from anywhere in the world? While smack dab in the middle of the ocean on a huge Royal Caribbean cruise ship, I can log in to my desktop in my office back home and drive everything just like I was sitting in front of my computer. This includes printing checks!

Now back to those 20 nice paid-for rental houses. Be Honest with yourself when you answer this question. Please do not allow yourself to be a “Debbie Downer” or “Negative Nancy” on Saturday Night Live.

But Mike…

  • I don't want to wait 25 or 30 years to get 20 houses paid for.
  • Been there, done that… I don't want Tenants and Toilets ever again.

Just answer the question. Would your life be awesome or miserable?

Even “been there, done that” burned-out landlords will admit their life would be awesome.

Now let's break it down into Fred Flintstone math. (Fred has only three fingers and this makes it really easy for me to cipher.) ...

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