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

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?

Here’s How Much Money You Need To Afford Rent In Every State

Here’s How Much Money You Need To Afford Rent In Every State For people earning the minimum wage, the answer is “way more than you make.” 05/28/2016 08:03 am ET 24 K Kate Abbey-Lambertz National Reporter, The Huffington Post Justin Sullivan/Getty Images A banner advertising units for rent hangs on the side of an apartment building in … Continue reading Here’s How Much Money You Need To Afford Rent In Every State

One in Five Americans Has Sacrificed Spending to Make Rent

From CityLab June 1 2016 One in Five Americans Has Sacrificed Spending to Make Rent A new poll suggests that millions cut spending on groceries, clothing, and even medical care just to make rent over the past year. Ksenia Ragozina/Shutterstock.com Households in the U.S. are having a hard time making ends meet. Even as Americans … Continue reading One in Five Americans Has Sacrificed Spending to Make Rent

Editorial Housing discrimination isn’t a crime-fighting tool

Editorial Housing discrimination isn't a crime-fighting tool A home on Bear Valley Road in Hesperia.   (Los Angeles Times) The Times Editorial BoardContact Reporter No one wants a nuisance for a neighbor. No one wants to live next door to people who are noisy, combative or involved in a criminal enterprise, such as peddling drugs … Continue reading Editorial Housing discrimination isn’t a crime-fighting tool

Top 4 Market Myths for 2014 Buyers and Sellers

2014 Mythbusters: Top 4 Market Myths for 2014 Buyers and Sellers From Trulia.com 7/18/14 Real estate’s been one of the hottest topics in the news for the last seven years. CNN, The New York Times, and most other major news outlets have gone from covering housing-related stories to creating dedicated channels where consumer can scan … Continue reading Top 4 Market Myths for 2014 Buyers and Sellers