• Value-add Investors Reconsider Core Assets
    In: Real Estate Investing
    Value-Add Investors Reconsider Core Assets

    As 2019 enters its homestretch, the U.S. apartment remains in very good shape. According to a recent report from Yardi Matrix, “the average national occupancy rate has been above 95.0 percent for several years, and housing trends would indicate that demand will remain strong for some time to come.” Additionally, “rents have grown 2.9 percent through the first three quarters of 2019,” the same report notes. “That represents a slight slowdown from the same periods over the last few years, but the performance is very respectable compared to long-term historical trends.” Given this, it’s no surprise that equity investors remain highly interested in the apartment market. In...Read more >

  • Notorious Landlord To Pay D.c. Tenants $1.1 Million ...
    In: Latest News

    One of the District’s most notorious landlords must pay former tenants $1.1 million in what city officials described as the largest-ever rent recovery for...

  • The Future Of Real Estate Investing: Digital Assets ...
    In: Latest News

    Today, blockchain is consistently brought up as the technology catalyzing the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies are...

  • 10 Laws All Landlords Need To Know
    In: Landlord Quick Tips

    Dozens of federal, state, and local laws govern the residential rental industry and the landlord-resident relationship. All of these laws are important. The following...

  • Breaking The 3 Common Myths Around Online Rent ...
    In: Landlord Quick Tips

    By Ben and Dina Lynch, Co-Founders of RentMindMe Managing your rental properties the old school way by calling, texting, and emailing your tenants the first week...

  • What Are The Biggest Opportunities In Real Estate ...
    In: Real Estate Investing
    What Are The Biggest Opportunities In Real Estate Right Now?

    When considering the depth and breadth of the real estate industry there are myriad opportunities that could be included from realtors, appraisers, inspectors and attorneys to architects, general contractors and tradespeople to all things supporting home ownership like insurance agents, home improvement stores and their staff. In fact, according to the NAHB, housing accounts for 15-18% of the nation’s economy through either direct residential investment or through consumption spending on residential services. Personally, I see this as an investment question from a reader seeking to narrow down the universe of potential properties - or type of property - to purchase. Unfortunately no...Read more >

  • How To Find A Contractor You Can Trust
    In: Remodel and Repair

    Advice on how to find a contractor you can trust, and how to find trustworthy vendors for your rental property, by veteran property manager Corey Brewer. By Corey...

  • Landlords Push Back Over Proposed 'tenant Bill Of ...
    In: Latest News

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Renters are proposing a tenant bill of rights in Kansas City. Now, landlords are pushing back. An ordinance being considered by the special...

  • Secrets To Making Your Home Look Like You ...
    In: Remodel and Repair

    FALLBROOK – Photo spreads in home design magazines can be awe-inspiring. Quite often homeowners wish they could lift the looks right off the pages of magazines...

  • To Appreciate Opportunity Zones, We Must Look Beyond ...
    In: Real Estate Investing

    Given that opportunity zone (OZ) development is my firm's core business, I am constantly reading and educating myself about how this young industry continues to evolve....