The 2017 Cost of Renting vs. Owning a Home in Every State

The 2017 Cost of Renting vs. Owning a Home in Every State Traditionally, owning a home is touted as a smarter financial move than renting one. But with demand increasing and the supply of houses for sale falling, home prices have been rising nationally, according to real estate marketplace Zillow. So, you might be wondering: … Continue reading The 2017 Cost of Renting vs. Owning a Home in Every State

Meet Your New Landlord: Wall Street

~ I know this paints a bleak picture for home-buyers, but i think if you are an investor this shows what you need to be doing. Instead of making "low ball" offers to flip where there is a lot of competition, why not consider renting these out? ~ Meet Your New Landlord: Wall Street  SPRING … Continue reading Meet Your New Landlord: Wall Street

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

Average rent in Inland Empire above $1,500 for first time, study says

  Average rent in Inland Empire above $1,500 for first time, study says   Construction is underway on an apartment complex at Walnut Street and Hudson Avenue in Pasadena. Southern California’s increasing rental rates are fueled largely by a lack of available homes and apartments. Southern California apartment rents continue to rise, according to a … Continue reading Average rent in Inland Empire above $1,500 for first time, study says

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

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

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