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3 Ways Rental Inspection Reports Can Protect...
3 Ways Rental Inspection Reports Can Protect...

As a landlord, it’s essential that you perform rental inspections and record everything in a Residential Inspection Report when a tenant moves in or out of your property. Rental inspections ensure that you and your tenant are aware of the rental property’s condition at the beginning and end of a lease. Since an inspection report documents any and all issues related to the property, expectations are set for your tenant on what condition you expect them to keep the property in, and it also gives you a chance to address any last-minute problems or repairs with the property before your tenant settles in. In this post, we explore three ways that having a detailed Rental Inspection... Read more

Amenities go wild at luxe apartments: Music...

As part of your rent at the new $300-million apartment building called Kurve on Wilshire, you can get a weekly visit from a housekeeper who will make your bed to hotel...

4 Signs the Hot Housing Market Is Finally...

This year’s housing market has been high-stakes. Prices skyrocketed, bidding wars were rampant and, thanks to remote work, demand was strong in virtually every market...

5 Things Landlords Should Do Going Into 2022

Here's how landlords can prep for 2022 -- and whatever it may bring. Key Points Landlords had a challenging year. Now's the time to act if you want...

Detroit leaders call for a ‘sense of urgency’...

DETROIT — Public officials and leaders in Detroit are calling for policy changes and programs to protect residents from the “fake landlord” scam.  A...

Proper Documentation – A Fair Housing Must
Proper Documentation – A Fair Housing Must

This article was contributed by the Fair Housing Institute.  Why is documentation so important? How can it help you in the event of a fair housing complaint? What are some best practices that your company should be following now? This article provides a brief overview of the value of documentation as well as some tips to ensure you and your staff are protected. Why Documentation is Important Perhaps a question is raised regarding the availability of a unit. A prospect wants to view the two-bedroom unit that a friend said was available only hours before. Unfortunately, this is no longer the case. Another scenario that we frequently see is when there has been a change in staff or... Read more

5 Industry Trends That Will Shape 2022

The rental property market changed a lot in the past year and shows no signs of slowing down. While the full impact of COVID-19 on the market is still a bit uncertain,...

Most CRE Firms Mum On Mandates As Biden Vaccine...

In the few days after President Joe Biden's administration issued a rule requiring large employers to implement vaccine mandates, the legal challenges have come...

New York To Suspend Rental Assistance Program As...

The state plans to pause its Emergency Rental Assistance Program for struggling New Yorkers on Sunday, alarming housing advocates who say the decision will unnecessarily...

Settling the Overdue Rent Dilemma

Property owners face a dilemma when deciding how to deal with overdue rent. The recent eviction moratorium allowed tenants to accumulate overdue rent with little to...