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

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

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?

Owners richer, renters hurting?

Decade after housing peaked: Owners richer, renters hurting By Josh Boak, 6/20/16 MOUNT PLEASANT, South Carolina (AP) -- It's a troublesome story playing out across America in the 10 years since the housing bubble peaked and then burst in a ruinous crash: As real estate has climbed back, homeowners are thriving while renters are struggling. … Continue reading Owners richer, renters hurting?

Renters Beware

How Scammers Rent Out Occupied Houses From ABC NEWS 5/5/15 How Scammers Rent Out Occupied Houses (ABC News) When the owners of an Indiana home recently listed it for sale, they got an unexpected surprise: a rental scam targeting their address. "People were getting out of their cars. They were coming up to our front door, … Continue reading Renters Beware

Best US Markets for Residential Rental Properties

RealtyTrac Ranks Best U.S. Markets for Buying Residential Rental Properties in First Quarter of 2015 Markets With Highest Potential Rental Returns in Georgia, Maryland, Virginia, Michigan; Markets With Biggest Rent Jumps in Texas, Colorado, North Carolina; Report Also Ranks Top Markets for Renting to Millennials, Gen Xers and Baby Boomers  From Realty Trac 1/29/15 IRVINE, … Continue reading Best US Markets for Residential Rental Properties

Landlords to watch out for

7 Ways to Tell if your Landlord will screw you over From Mashable.com 8/3/14 Before you put down a deposit, make sure you know what you're getting into. There are few things that can ruin your new place as much as not realizing you have a terrible landlord before it's too late. Even if you … Continue reading Landlords to watch out for