If you’re looking for an easy and reliable way to accelerate your retirement, then you really ought to consider becoming a landlord. Right now, more than 30% of US homes are currently rented and demand for quality rental properties is only predicted to grow in the coming months. Since the market is still saturated with foreclosures, there’s never been a better time for new investors to add one of these steady and dependable sources of income to their portfolio.

Although it sounds complicated, converting a foreclosure into a rental property is much simpler than it seems. Anyone, even novice investors, can go from “looking” to “leasing” in three months or less. You just need to get familiar with the process. Check out this infographic by Lifestyles Unlimited to see exactly how it’s done.