Jason Hartman talks with Spencer Burleigh, co-founder of www.RentTheBackyard.com. Spencer’s company will build a unit on your land, list it online, and split the rental profits with you 50/50 as long as you have an area at least 25′ by 20′ clear and you live in your home most of the year. Listen in as Jason and Spencer discuss the business model and how you can take advantage of it.
[1:37] What problem is Rent the Backyard addressing?
[6:31] Rent the Backyard is able to create a second dwelling on the property without getting the land rezoned
[11:07] The stigma behind manufactured housing needs to go away, but it also needs to get cheaper
[14:39] The income side of Rent the Backyard’s business model