• 5 Valid Reasons To Evict Tenants
    In: Landlord Quick Tips
    5 Valid Reasons To Evict Tenants

    You Are Outta Here!  Part of being a successful landlord is understanding the value of a tenant who pays on time, gets along with the neighbors, abides the law, and respects the property. If only all renters fit that criteria! Sooner or later, every landlord ends up with a renter that for one reason or another cannot continue to live on the property, forcing the landlord to face the dreaded eviction process. But before you decide to evict a tenant, you should protect yourself from a lawsuit by examining whether or not you have grounds. Here are 5 valid reasons to evict tenants: Failing to pay the rent on time, or at all. Perhaps the tenant's most clear cut...Read more >

  • Apartment Landlords Are Pushing Residents To Pay For ...
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    LOS ANGELES -- A new idea, to try and conserve water, could target renters. LA landlords want apartment residents to pay their own water bills, instead of having...

  • Despite 'troubling' Fair-housing Results, Portland To Cut Back ...
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    A new report confirms that black and Latino renters continue to face disproportionate barriers in Portland's rental market four years after city officials pledged to...

  • Top 10 Worst Rental Markets In America
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    Realtors have more excuses than ever when trying to sell you a home this buying season. Houses keep appreciating in value, interest rates are still near historic lows,...

  • Rents Are Rising, And Fast
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    The average rent in San Francisco is more than $3000 a month. In New York, you’re paying $2,355. According to the real estate tracking firm Zillow, rents are up...

  • Overstaying Their Welcome
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    Overstaying Their Welcome

    Tenants who rent out their units for short-term stays in violation of state law may want to pay particular attention to a recently filed lawsuit, in which United American Land sued an investment banker for renting out his rent-stabilized Tribeca apartment by the night. The real estate development and management company alleges in a New York Supreme Court lawsuit that William Terry Krueger, the co-founder and senior managing partner at Nova Capital Partners and the other tenant of record, Adrienne Kennedy, were renting out Unit 5SW at 118-120 Duane Street between Broadway and Church Street on a nightly basis. The recent suit also names the subtenants, John Doe and Jane Doe, as...Read more >

  • 4 Smart Steps For Investing In A Second ...
    In: Real Estate Investing

    Do you want to earn passive income? If so, investing in real estate might be the answer. As home prices stabilize, there's been an increase in the number of people...

  • Best Practices: Use Tenant Criminal History To Screen ...
    In: Tenant Screening

    It's a fact that employing strong tenant screening practices help identify tenants who will end up being a good fit for your rental property, and 'weeds out' many of the...

  • The Great Outdoors: Creating A Community For Your ...
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    Last year, the 202-unit Western Station re-purposed a seldom used laundry room and volleyball court into a cozy community area that encourages residents to gather...

  • Breaking Up With 'craig' Is Hard To Do ...
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    The classified super site Craigslist is simple, has been around a long time and doesn't have a mobile app - but it dominates the real estate rental market, particularly...