Landlords: Being Your Own Boss

Landlords: Being your own boss. Buying, cleaning up, renting out, and selling quality older homes for a profit may be just the "home business" you've been looking for.



One of the Passmores' rental properties.
One of the Passmores' rental properties.
Photo by the MOTHER EARTH NEWS staff
Cathy brings a box lunch. One of the advantages of being your own boss is that you can eat whenever you want.
Cathy brings a box lunch. One of the advantages of being your own boss is that you can eat whenever you want.
Photo by the MOTHER EARTH NEWS staff
Larry catches up on yardwork at Schoolcraft House, a set of apartments he and Cathy manage for another landlord.
Larry catches up on yardwork at Schoolcraft House, a set of apartments he and Cathy manage for another landlord.
Photo by the MOTHER EARTH NEWS staff
The tenplex, also known as The Cathryn Apartments.
The tenplex, also known as The Cathryn Apartments.
Photo by the MOTHER EARTH NEWS staff
The Passmores have bought, renovated, and sold several houses like this one over the past six years.
The Passmores have bought, renovated, and sold several houses like this one over the past six years.
Photo by the MOTHER EARTH NEWS staff
Landlord means being your own boss. Larry gives the ten-plex's fire escape a fresh coat of paint.
Landlord means being your own boss. Larry gives the ten-plex's fire escape a fresh coat of paint.
Photo by the MOTHER EARTH NEWS staff

















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