Buyers – What are you paying in maintenance costs?

Apartment Owners: Let’s Do the Math With Maintenance Costs How much does it cost each year to maintain your apartment? For apartment owners, that answer contains two elements: what you pay to buy the place and what you pay each month to carry it. These two factors, in theory, exist on a sliding scale to … Continue reading Buyers – What are you paying in maintenance costs?

Renting the Dream: The Rise of Single-Family Rentals

~ have you read this? possibly not as this was published by The Terner Center for Housing Innovation UC Berkeley, but it is interesting ~ Renting the Dream: The Rise of Single-Family Rentals Tenants living in single-family homes in the United States represent the fastest growing segment in the housing market today, but neither academic … Continue reading Renting the Dream: The Rise of Single-Family Rentals

Dos and Don’ts of Screening Tenants Legally

~ in case you are looking to lease out any of your homes, take a look at these ~ Dos and Don’ts of Screening Tenants Legally Property managers can use these eight recommendations to keep discrimination lawsuits at bay In October, a Massachusetts landlord who refused to rent to pregnant women or families with minor … Continue reading Dos and Don’ts of Screening Tenants Legally

The 10 Most Common Rental Repairs You’ll Encounter

The 10 Most Common Rental Repairs You’ll Encounter By Brandon Turner updated August 17, 2017 Landlording and Rental Properties The most common repair requests we get from tenants are the following. The 10 Most Common Rental Repairs You’ll Encounter 1. Fridge/Stove/Dishwasher Not Working Appliances have a lot of moving parts and therefore tend to break … Continue reading The 10 Most Common Rental Repairs You’ll Encounter

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

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

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

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