Why so many families are renting, not buying, homes

~ Do you find yourself in this situation as well? Can I help, give me a call ~ Why so many families are renting, not buying, homes  As home prices soar in a booming economy, one impact is becoming dramatic. Families are being squeezed into rental properties, according to "The Dream on Hold," a study … Continue reading Why so many families are renting, not buying, homes

Make Your Rental Irresistible to Families

8 Features That Make Your Rental Irresistible to Families by Brian Davis | BiggerPockets.com By Brian Davis updated January 2, 2018 Landlording and Rental Properties Kids are high-impact on rental properties. So why the heck would any landlord go out of their way to attract families? First, because families tend toward longer tenancies. Young adults … Continue reading Make Your Rental Irresistible to Families

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

With Tight Inventory, Rents are on the Rise

With Tight Inventory, Rents are on the Rise Rents have been rising month after month, and if housing inventory continues to be as strapped as it is, that’s likely not changing anytime soon. According to the June 2017 National Rent Report released by Apartment List on Friday, national rents grew 0.5 percent last month, marking … Continue reading With Tight Inventory, Rents are on the Rise

The Pros and Cons of Accepting Section 8 Housing

https://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog/wp-content/themes/smart-mag/js/html5.js The Pros and Cons of Accepting Section 8 Housing by Brandon Turner | BiggerPockets.com Section 8 is a rental subsidy program funded by The Department of Urban Housing and Development (HUD) and run by local public housing agencies. In other words, Section 8 will help pay all or some of a tenant’s rent. Section … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Accepting Section 8 Housing

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

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

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?

Here’s Why It Feels Like Rent Is Eating Up Your Entire Paycheck

Here’s Why It Feels Like Rent Is Eating Up Your Entire Paycheck Rents have gone up faster than incomes for decades. Way, way faster. 06/29/2016 05:20 pm ET 270 Kate Abbey-Lambertz National Reporter, The Huffington Post This is the clearest explanation for why more and more people are struggling to afford a place to live: … Continue reading Here’s Why It Feels Like Rent Is Eating Up Your Entire Paycheck