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

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 Pros & Cons of Using a New LLC for Every Property Purchase

~ hope these tips help clear things up for you! ~ The Pros & Cons of Using a New LLC for Every Property Purchase There is so much conversation on LLCs—from the basic stuff such as what are they and why should we use them to more complex topics like which state we should register in … Continue reading The Pros & Cons of Using a New LLC for Every Property Purchase

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

Cost to park in downtown Riverside will rise

  Cost to park in downtown Riverside will rise City officials say the cost increases will help address a deficit in the parking fund and pay for improvements such as more high-tech meters, better signs and security, and maintenance or replacement of aging garages. Starting later this year, parking in downtown Riverside will cost more … Continue reading Cost to park in downtown Riverside will rise

Changes coming to RTA

How Riverside Transit Agency is revamping its bus service Changes to downtown service begin Jan. 8.       Riverside Transit Agency has created new bus stops like this one near Third and Market streets in downtown Riverside as part of changes to bus service that begin in January 2017. ALICIA ROBINSON, STAFF PHOTO Inland … Continue reading Changes coming to RTA

Parking in Riverside to Increase

Why it could cost more to park in downtown Riverside The city needs to charge more to help to pay for new garages, signs and security, a new report suggests. Raising the cost of parking in downtown Riverside starting next year could bring in more than $500,000 annually to make parking safer and more convenient, … Continue reading Parking in Riverside to Increase