• Is Your Maintenance Team Ready For Spring Cleaning? ...
    In: Landlord Quick Tips
    Is Your Maintenance Team Ready for Spring Cleaning?

    Whether you have one maintenance man and a small apartment complex, or a much larger building and a team of people to maintain it correctly, there's always more to be done when spring arrives. The cleaning and maintenance that have been put off all winter have to be dealt with, and that can result in a long list to tackle. If you're a landlord in a location that gets a lot of snow, you may also discover problems that were hidden by the weather, and that only reveal themselves once things begin to thaw out. Your tenants will likely get into the spirit of spring cleaning, as well, which can mean a lot of extra things leaving their apartments. Those things are doing to end up in the...Read more >

  • Rising Rents Are Finally Forcing Millennials To Buy ...
    In: Real Estate Investing

    (Bloomberg) -- Americans in their 20s and early 30s are getting a nudge toward homeownership a decade after sales peaked during the housing bubble. It’s not their...

  • Study Finds Harsh Impacts Of Family Evictions
    In: Latest News

    Eviction's Fallout: Housing, Hardship, and Health, recently published in the journal Social Forces, examines the short- and long-term effects of evictions on low income...

  • Newcomers Outpace New Housing In Least Affordable Rental ...
    In: Latest News

    Waves of new residents are outpacing new housing stock in the country's least affordable rental markets, according to a Zillow analysis of U.S. rental and mortgage...

  • Cause Of East Village Blast May Have Been ...
    In: Latest News

    When the manager of Sushi Park, a restaurant in the East Village that was destroyed Thursday in an explosion and fire, alerted the building’s landlord that afternoon...

  • Houston Takes Top Spot Among Markets For Residential ...
    In: Latest News
    Houston takes top spot among markets for residential property investment

      Houston topped a list of the best cities for residential real estate investments as pent-up demand and a growing economy overshadowed the cloud of lower oil prices, a new report showed. HomeVestors, the Dallas-based company that runs the “We Buy Ugly Houses” franchise, and Local Market Monitor, a national real estate forecasting firm, identified markets where home prices are likely to increase at a good rate over the next few years. It looked at markets with above-average population growth (4 percent or better), current job rate growth of 2 percent or better and low unemployment. The nation’s economy is growing at the fastest rate since 2000, which translates into a...Read more >

  • Landlord Wins Lawsuit Due To Good Lease And ...
    In: Latest News

    The New Jersey Appellate Division recently issued an unpublished decision that shows that good leases and procedures can help landlords prevent problems as well as make...

  • Renters Are Feeling The Pinch
    In: Latest News

    The gap between rental costs and household income is widening to unsustainable levels across the country. As more renters face steeper costs, it may put them even...

  • Low Homeownership Rates Push Homebuilders Into Rental Market
    In: Latest News

    Lennar homebuilder made a big move when they decided to enter the rental market after disappointing homeownership rates. Now, according to a report from Bloomberg...

  • The Rental Property Crock Pot
    In: Latest News

    Reading business and investment news, the growth in demand for rental homes and corresponding increases in rent nationwide seem to be on the front burner. Sure, there...