Soaring rents prompt many millennials to get help from Mom and Dad

Soaring rents prompt many millennials to get help from Mom and Dad The tradition of parents and grandparents offering down payment funds for their offspring to help them buy their first home is nothing new. But what is relatively unknown is the widespread financial assistance given by parents to millennials for rent money, everyday expenses … Continue reading Soaring rents prompt many millennials to get help from Mom and Dad

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The 10 Most Unaffordable Places to Rent an Apartment in Retirement

~if you are getting ready to retire, look out for these places.~ The 10 Most Unaffordable Places to Rent an Apartment in Retirement Costly coastal cities Some retirees are becoming renters to save money, get help with household maintenance or transition into a new location in retirement. In many parts of the country renting is … Continue reading The 10 Most Unaffordable Places to Rent an Apartment in Retirement

Financial reasons not to buy a home

~ I believe that every person who can, deserves to own a home there are many benefits. I also understand that home ownership is not for everyone. Here are a couple of reasons why. I hope this does not discourage you, if you are working towards owning a home someday ~ Financial reasons not to … Continue reading Financial reasons not to buy a home

The 10 Most Common Rental Repairs You’ll Encounter

The 10 Most Common Rental Repairs You’ll Encounter By Brandon Turner updated August 17, 2017 Landlording and Rental Properties The most common repair requests we get from tenants are the following. The 10 Most Common Rental Repairs You’ll Encounter 1. Fridge/Stove/Dishwasher Not Working Appliances have a lot of moving parts and therefore tend to break … Continue reading The 10 Most Common Rental Repairs You’ll Encounter

4 reasons fewer Americans are buying homes

~ please don't let the unknown deter you from buying a home. I can help guide you through the process. Step, by Step ~ 4 reasons fewer Americans are buying homes  While the U.S. homeownership rate has climbed slightly since reaching a 50-year low in 2016, it remains near a generational low at just 63.7%. … Continue reading 4 reasons fewer Americans are buying homes

The Top 10 Rental Features That Attract Cream of the Crop Tenants

The Top 10 Rental Features That Attract Cream of the Crop Tenants Let me share with you the cornerstone principle of long term real estate investing: The success or failure of your real estate investments depends on your ability to consistently attract and retain great tenants. In the end, it doesn’t matter how great of … Continue reading The Top 10 Rental Features That Attract Cream of the Crop Tenants

10 Invaluable Lessons I Learned From My Very First Tenant Eviction

~ I have added CA Tenant/Landlord Handbook for your convenience also, but otherwise this is pretty accurate break down. Also one thing I have learned is that you need to jump on the eviction process as soon as you can ~ 10 Invaluable Lessons I Learned From My Very First Tenant Eviction by Nick Baldo … Continue reading 10 Invaluable Lessons I Learned From My Very First Tenant Eviction

Renters Now Rule Half of U.S. Cities

  Renters Now Rule Half of U.S. Cities Detroit was once known as a city where a working-class family could afford to own a home. Now it’s a city of renters. Just 49 percent of Motor City households were homeowners in 2015, down from 55 percent in 2009 and the lowest percentage in more than 50 … Continue reading Renters Now Rule Half of U.S. Cities

High Rent and More Homeownership in Major Financial Centers

High Rent and More Homeownership in Major Financial Centers http://www.themreport.com/wp-content/themes/jarida-mr/js/html5.js http://www.themreport.com/wp-content/themes/jarida-mr/js/selectivizr-min.js High Rent and More Homeownership in Major Financial Centers - theMReport.com In major financial centers in the U.S. and around the globe, rents for one-bedroom homes tend to be high, with some exceptions. The top three most expensive financial centers in the world are … Continue reading High Rent and More Homeownership in Major Financial Centers

Owned Today, Rented Tomorrow

  Owned Today, Rented Tomorrow Author: Aly J. Yale in Featured, News, Origination February 6, 2017 0 The shift of home stock from owner-occupied to rental status is a volatile one, ebbing and flowing with home prices, inventory levels, and market demand, according to a recent report commissioned by the Research Institute for Housing America … Continue reading Owned Today, Rented Tomorrow