• Facebook Could Soon Be Your New Landlord
    In: Latest News
    Facebook could soon be your new landlord

    Facebook could be your new landlord if you want to live in Silicon Valley's hottest new real estate development. The social giant has proposed a plan to build at least 1,500 units of housing near its Menlo Park, California, campus. The apartment would be open to the public, with 15% of units reserved for low- or middle-income families and public servants, like teachers and firefighters. A Facebook spokesperson tells Tech Insider the company would plan and design the units, but not build them. A third party will develop the buildings, which currently sit in an industrial lot owned by Facebook. No opening date has been announced. Facebook's foray into real estate development...Read more >

  • Landlords And The Fight With Short-term Rentals
    In: Landlord Quick Tips

    Welcome to the sharing economy. After years of corporations dominating markets, people have now found a way to tap into these markets without having to invest...

  • Nyc, San Francisco Rental Slowdowns Hit Biggest Apartment ...
    In: Latest News

    Apartment construction in New York and San Francisco is taking its toll on landlords, with Equity Residential, the largest publicly traded U.S. multifamily owner,...

  • Do Vermont Landlords Need More Protection?
    In: Latest News

    For 28 years, Walker has been a landlord, renting one unit in Warren. Until now, he's been blessed with good tenants. "You've got to watch your step," said...

  • The Best Cities To Invest In Real Estate ...
    In: Latest News,Real Estate Investing

    These days everyone wants to be the next big-time real estate mogul. And why not? It entails a lifetime of partying with the Hollywood elite, flying on personal jets...

  • More Renters Express Doubt About Owning
    In: Latest News
    More Renters Express Doubt About Owning

    Renters are taking a dimmer view of home ownership as concerns over housing affordability and student debt have a larger influence on their attitudes, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. NAR's latest Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) survey found a growing disconnect in the morale among home owners versus renters about home ownership. The share of renters who think now is a good time to buy a home dropped to 62 percent in the second quarter of this year — down from 68 percent in December 2015 — with those under the age of 35 expressing the least amount of confidence in buying. Eighty percent of home owners, on the other hand, believe now is a great...Read more >

  • How To Rent Out Your House And Make ...
    In: Property Management

    There are many reasons you might be one of the many homeowners wondering how to rent out your house: Maybe you've tried to sell your home but the market's too sluggish,...

  • Low Interest Rates Also Help Multifamily Debt Market: ...
    In: Latest News

    Borrowing conditions in the apartment market have improved in the second quarter as property owners benefit from the low-rate environment after the Brexit vote,...

  • 9 Styles That Make Your Listing Look Dated
    In: Landlord Quick Tips

    These trends, although they may have been all the rage in recent years, can make a listing look tired. If your sellers are thinking about updating their home before...

  • 6 Ways To Reward Residents For Referrals
    In: Landlord Quick Tips

    When it comes to bringing in more tenants and keeping your rooms full, the best method is to get your current tenants to recommend the place. However, encouraging...