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

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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

Apartment Rents in Los Angeles Are Fifth Highest in US: Study

Apartment Rents in Los Angeles Are Fifth Highest in US: Study The average monthly rent for a one-bedroom apartment in LA was $2,194 in January. &amp;lt;img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=836588206435122&amp;amp;ev=PageView&amp;amp;noscript=1" /&amp;gt; Apartment Rents in Los Angeles Are Fifth Highest in US: Study | NBC Southern California <!--//www.nbcudigitaladops.com/hosted/global_header.js--> //widget.perfectmarket.com/opt/tboptevent.html?v=2&a=v&d=%7B%7D//widget.perfectmarket.com/opt/tboptevent.html?v=2&a=u&d=%7B%22sc%22%3A%7B%22a%22%3A1%7D%2C%22stp%22%3A%7B%22a%22%3A1%7D%7D//widget.perfectmarket.com/opt/tboptevent.html?v=2&a=u&d=%7B%22stp%22%3A%7B%22v%22%3A1%7D%7D Whitney Irick The downtown Los Angeles skyline … Continue reading Apartment Rents in Los Angeles Are Fifth Highest in US: Study

19 Things Everyone Should Know Before Renting A House

~ these are based in Australia, but these are very good tips for CA as well. You can go to this link to find your tenant rights in each county in CA ~ 19 Things Everyone Should Know Before Renting A House The last thing you want is to be living in a house with dodgy … Continue reading 19 Things Everyone Should Know Before Renting A House

Markets with the Highest Rental Rate Increases

The Markets with the Highest Rental Rate Increases RentRange released an analysis of the top U.S. Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) with the highest increases in average rental rate for single-family homes in Q3 from the year prior. The report found that there was a notable shift from the past several quarters’ trend of metros located … Continue reading Markets with the Highest Rental Rate Increases

Are You Wasting Your Time with an Open House?

Are You Wasting Your Time with an Open House? Author Pro Kasia Manolas   Property showings are your chance to generate tenant interest and screen tenants. Your main goal is to find quality tenants who will pay rent on time and won’t damage your property. Most landlords believe open houses will save them time, but they … Continue reading Are You Wasting Your Time with an Open House?