• Will Landlords Have To Answer For Awful Neighbors?
    In: Latest News
    Will Landlords Have to Answer for Awful Neighbors?

    The Obama administration is close to issuing a rule that could give tenants grounds to sue their landlords for discriminatory conduct by their neighbors. Last year, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development proposed a controversial rule that would establish liability under the Fair Housing Act for housing providers that fail to address discrimination against their tenants by third parties — including other tenants. The Fair Housing Act prohibits refusing to sell or rent a dwelling to any person because of race, color, religion, sex or national origin. The Office of Management and Budget concluded its review of the proposal earlier this month, one of the final steps...Read more >

  • Communal Living: Better Than Buying For Millennials?
    In: Latest News

    In the second quarter of 2016, homeownership fell to 62.9%, its lowest rate since 1965. Despite a housing market that’s rebounded significantly over the past few...

  • Pros And Cons Of Real Estate Crowdfunding For ...
    In: Real Estate Investing

    Real estate is an important element of any well-diversified portfolio. Not only is it a good way to insulate yourself against volatility in the stock market, but it...

  • How Long Does It Really Take To Close ...
    In: Real Estate Investing

    You've turned on (and hopefully off) at least 20 water faucets and peered into about 50 closets (oh, the things you've seen!). And now, at long last, you've found the...

  • Big Data And Hidden Cameras Are Emerging As ...
    In: Property Management

    The gentrification wars have a dangerous new weapon: invasive surveillance technology. Earlier this summer, the Washington Post wrote about a disturbing...