Open/Close Menu
Your Rental Housing Solution Since 2004
Open/Close Menu
Your Rental Housing Solution Since 2004
Your Rental Housing Solution Since 2004 866.579.2262
Home · Articles posted by Erica Jimenez

Despite rents continuing to rise throughout much of 2018, renters are choosing to remain in the same apartment more than they ever have before, even if their rent goes up. In fact, a new report from RealPage shows that apartment resident retention (renters electing to renew their lease after its initial term expires) hit an all-time high last year,…


Housing is a big part of America’s story of innovation, productivity, and economic growth. For much of the industrial 20th century, housing helped to drive the economy by stimulating demand. Building more housing—especially in the suburbs—stoked the demand for more cars, washing machines, and other durable goods from America’s factories, creating good jobs for American…


Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but not when it comes to real estate. Viewing a number of high-end properties in recent weeks brought this fact home to me again: Every property needs to be dressed for success. Editing and staging completely transform a property’s curb appeal, especially during those first crucial…


Escaping a dangerous encounter isn’t something most people think about when they start investing in rental properties, but the truth is sometimes tenants who are in a desperate situation can react irrationally and you need to be prepared. Once you reach a point where you have to evict someone, chances are your relationship isn’t great….


As people move in droves to Colorado, limited housing is an ongoing issue. While newcomers are looking for a place to live, it’s common practice for rental companies to charge an application fee. The fee often covers the cost of a background check, credit check, and the processing of the rental application. However, in some…


I would have to write a book to even begin to properly cover all the things a new real estate investor would need to know to get started. I am going to try to do it here in just a few hundred words. I thought long and hard about how to address the topic and…


Rental properties are only assets to landlords who are actually generating a profit. If your property is vacant for weeks or months at a time it digs a deeper hole for you financially and eventually becomes a liability. The cost of the mortgage, property taxes and maintenance essentially comes out of your pocket making it a…


A majority of Americans are renting on the cheap — at least, compared to what they’d be paying if they bought a home. In more than half (59%) of housing markets nationwide — 442 of 755 U.S. counties — renting a three-bedroom property is now more affordable than buying a median-priced home, according to a…


Capital pouring into the growing single-family rental (SFR) housing market is bumping up against a tough competitor—the consumer. Heightened competition amid a tight supply of housing inventory in many markets is pushing investors to shift strategies to focus on new development. “What you’re seeing now is the maturation and scale in the sector, where it is really…


As the partial government shutdown continues the National Association of Realtors® contacted a sample of its members to see if the real estate market is as yet feeling any impact.  At present, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Agriculture are essentially closed, and the Internal Revenue Service is operating at a…

Page 1 of 671 2 3 67
Copyright © 2004 - 2019 AAOA.com. All Rights Reserved.