• Investing In Rental Property: What To Consider
    In: Real Estate Investing
    Investing in Rental Property: What to Consider

    When most people discuss ideas for producing investment income, investing in rental property is - after bonds - among the first to come up. The idea of generating a steady stream of income from a tangible asset is attractive, particularly when the stock market is going through one of its periodic downturns. Additionally, time is on your side with real estate since mortgage payments are usually fixed while rents rise with inflation. That said, there are potential pitfalls and it's important to understand the pluses and minuses of investing in rental property. If you have a specific property in mind, there are ways of determining the return you can expect on the home. However, there...Read more >

  • How To Find Continued Value In Apartment Acquisitions
    In: Real Estate Investing

    The stability, durability and continued capital flows into multifamily investing permeate today’s headlines, with industry pundits believing apartments to be the...

  • Foreclosure Hangover: How The 2008 Crisis Created A ...
    In: Latest News

    For decades, the single-family house surrounded by a white picket fence has symbolized the American dream of home ownership. But these days those picture-perfect...

  • That Apartment Building Boom Is Slowing—so Rent Is ...
    In: Latest News

    In a research note out Tuesday, Goldman Sachs economists suggested a February slowdown in housing inflation was likely temporary. In the March consumer price index...

  • Property Survey Always Wise, Often Required
    In: Landlord Quick Tips

    Question: At our settlement recently, a lawyer charged us $150 for a survey. When we questioned this charge, we were told it was a lender's requirement and we could do...