• What To Do When Pet Owners Don't Pick ...
    In: Landlord Quick Tips
    What to do when pet owners don't pick up after their pooches

    Eww, did you just step in what you think you stepped in? One of the great things about being a landlord is enabling people to keep their pets when they rent. But, problems do arise when your tenants allow their pets to leave their calling cards around the property. Not only is it unsightly and smelly, but it can spread disease if not cleaned up, not to mention ruin the looks of your property's lawn and may actually violate some municipal ordinances. So, how do you prevent doggie land mines on your property? Here are some ideas that will hopefully eliminate the poop problem. Pet Pickup Stations Make it easy for your tenants to be good dog owners. Have waste cans and doggie poop bags...Read more >

  • 3 Tips For Investing In And Managing Multiple ...
    In: Landlord Quick Tips

    Multiple property managers have a lot of responsibilities to effectively maintain and manage single-family homes, including: finding tenants, organizing repairs and...

  • Boomers Competing With Millennials For U.s. Urban Rental ...
    In: Latest News

    Mike Abelson calls it his "man cave." After his wife passed away, the 65-year-old sold his house and began renting a 1,400-square foot apartment eight miles away in...

  • Solar Breakthrough Could Be On The Way For ...
    In: Going Green

    Obama administration strategy would funnel $520 million into community or shared solar farms, where renters can buy shares or memberships into projects. When President...

  • Why Isn't The Condo Market Rebounding?
    In: Latest News

    While construction of single-family homes and multifamily rentals is on the rebound, condo construction has sunk to new lows. A condo rebound has been delayed by...

  • Is Real Estate Really The Best Investment?
    In: Latest News
    Is real estate really the best investment?

    Last decade's housing bubble is becoming a distant memory. Mortgage rates are near historic lows, interest-only loans are back and everyone loves real estate as an investment again. More than 1 in 4 Americans (27 percent) said real estate was the best investment for money they would not need for at least a decade, according to a new Bankrate.com survey of 1,000 investors. Cash came in second with 23 percent of investors, only 17 percent said the stock market is their preferred place for long-term money and just 5 percent said they would put their long-term money in bonds. It is the first time real estate has taken the top spot in the three years Bankrate has been...Read more >

  • Big Investors Buy Fewer Homes But See Bigger ...
    In: Real Estate Investing

    Some credit them with saving the housing market. Others blame them for taking advantage of a crisis and bullying real homebuyers out of the American Dream. Whatever...

  • Real Estate Trends In 2015
    In: Real Estate Investing

    FOR SALE signs are everywhere.  This doesn't not even refer to the things being sold with huge discounts or promos in shopping malls. We are talking real estate...

  • Legal Aspects Of The Tenant Screening Process: Who ...
    In: Tenant Screening

    One of the greatest challenges of any landlord is finding tenants who will adhere to the conditions of the lease and pay their rent on time. To avoid housing...

  • 6 Super-rich Home Buying Trends To Apply
    In: Property Management

    You may not be in the market for the same real estate that billionaires purchase, but you can think like the super-rich when you search out your best property buy....