Landlord Best Practices for Rent Increases



As increased demand for apartments outpaces increases in supply, multifamily rental rates are increasing. Landlords should keep pace with the market. Landlords also need to increase rent regularly so that their revenue is adequate to cover increased costs. Yet no landlord wants an increase to cause an exodus of tenants. How a landlord communicates a […]

Four Important Questions to Ask Yourself Before Purchasing a Vacation Rental Home for Income



Interested in renting out your yurt, tiny house or couch? Now there are several options homeowners have to make extra income. For those looking to purchase a second home, often called a vacation rental home,

Know Your Options When Investing in Rental Properties



Anyone who has ever lived in an apartment or rental home has probably always dreamed of what it would be like to own their own home. Something was always going wrong.

How to Select Carpet or Tile for Your Rental Property



The roof will probably last for 30 years, the hot water heater and heating systems last for 20 years, and appliances about 10 to 15 years.

How to Keep Your Rental Property Yard Looking Great All Year



You’ve put a lot of time and money into your property and you know that you’ve got to have a regular maintenance routine to keep it in good order and looking the way you and your tenants would like

5 Tips for Improving Rental Property Cash Flow



The obvious goal of investment rental property is maximizing profits by minimizing costs. It doesn’t take much experience in the business to realize the typical fixed costs are mortgage, taxes, insurance

How to Choose the Right Property Manager



Investing in rental property is one of the best ways to make a substantial passive income in theory, but in practice, that income stream often isn’t as passive as you thought it would be. If you have one primary rental property

Great Tips for Selling Your Rental House



Selling a tenant occupied rental house can be challenging but there are several things you can do to make it easier. The place to begin is by reviewing your state

Useless Landlord: What Tenants Can Do When Repairs Go Unattended



Those who live in a rental maintained by a landlord with whom they have open communication have it quite good. They have a great relationship with the landlord or superintendent, and they see any of their complaints taken care of quickly.

Rents Climb, Vacancies Decline



As expected, retention of renters when leases expired continued to increase in March as people find it difficult to find lower rents for comparable properties in this tight rental market. This is based on the analysis of just under 105,000 properties

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