• Los Angeles Cozies Up To Renters With Pets
    In: Latest News
    Los Angeles Cozies Up to Renters With Pets

    Los Angeles officials are trying to help Fido find a good home. The City Council recently approved a motion to encourage landlords to accept pets, preventing renters from having to give up their furry friends—or to pass on an otherwise perfect pad in the midst of an ever-tightening rental market. The city’s goal: work with area landlords and other stakeholders to find ways to allow more renters to adopt and keep animals. There’s nothing legally binding in the motion so far. But the idea is to give a break to renters while also sending fewer felines and canines into the animal shelter system, according to the LAist. To pet mavens in the City of Angels, it comes not a moment...Read more >

  • How Homicide Affects Home Values
    In: Landlord Quick Tips

    A home’s proximity to the scene of a crime can be a deal-breaker for many homebuyers. Whether you’re choosing to sell your home to get away from rising crime...

  • Should You Use Social Media To Screen Possible ...
    In: Latest News

    MINNEAPOLIS - It’s not exactly “Big Brother”, but landlords are looking at a lot more than just your work and financial history when choosing the best tenants. ...

  • College Towns Are Good Bets For Single-family Rentals ...
    In: Real Estate Investing

    A rental house located near a college campus may be a great investment—the list of places where investors earn the best yields on single-family rental houses is full...

  • House Passes Public Housing Reform Bill
    In: Latest News

    The House approved legislation on Tuesday to reform federal housing programs for low and middle income families. The measure, which includes multiple provisions to...