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Considering the Purchase of a Vacation Rental Property?

You take a family vacation and rent the perfect place in the perfect little town and
begin to wonder whether you should buy a vacation property there. Here are some
things to investigate before you make the leap:
 Acknowledge your long time financial goals. Is this a property to rent out
year-round? To rent out when your family isn’t using it? A place to retire to?
 Investigate the location. Does it depend on seasonal tourists, or is it popular
all year? This will affect cash flow.
 Work with a real estate agent who can investigate the local housing
regulations and arrange for property tours.
 Figure out if the potential investment makes financial sense. Cash flow?
Operating Expenses? Net Income?
 Consider using a property manager to handle the details like calling a
plumber if you need one, managing cleaning between guests, and spending
your time as a landlord.

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About Emilie

A transplant from the Pacific Northwest, Emilie has first-hand knowledge of the ins-and-outs of first-time home ownership and remodeling. She has become involved in the local art community and all the diversity Southern California has to offer and more recently has expanded her knowledge to include New Mexico.

Emilie’s passion to be involved in her community led her to become a licensed Realtor and Broker.  She continues to educate herself on different aspects of real estate to support clients with a variety of needs.  She is certified as a Military Relocation Professional (MRP) to work with U.S. Service families and veterans to find affordable housing solutions.

Having worked for both a small boutique firm and a company with a global presence, in 2023 she formed Emilie Broughton Real Estate to work with buyers, sellers, landlords, and tenants in California and New Mexico.

Splitting her time between the Land of Enchantment and the Golden State, Emilie focuses on Los Angeles County and the Greater Albuquerque metro area, helping her clients achieve their real estate goals in both Mountain and Pacific Time Zones.

Emilie represented her region as a California Real Estate State Director for three years.  She has served as President of the Pasadena Foothills Association of Realtors and is a multi-year recipient of the Five-Star Real Estate Professionals Award for the outstanding service she provides to her clients.

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