The most common rental scams today



RentHop has just published the results of a study on the most common rental scams, along with advice on how to avoid falling victim to them.

San Francisco to spend $44M on affordable housing for teachers



San Francisco is working to provide more affordable housing to the city’s teachers, after a report warned that many are struggling to be able to pay their mortgages and rents

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

How to Rent to Tenants with Pets



he APPA’s (American Pet Product Association) national survey of pet owners reveal that nearly 50% of homeowners own a dog and 45% of them have a cat. If the findings of this survey are anything to go by, then any serious landlord needs to soften his or her stand and allow pets into the property.

How to Properly Raise Rent as a Landlord



Raising the rent calls for a blend of remarkable public relations with tenants, good business skills, a lot of research, and knowledge regarding legal requirements. Thus, it usually gives an inexperienced landlord cold feet, especially

Zillow study shows rents less affordable in minority areas



Monthly rent is a bigger financial burden for people living in predominantly black or Hispanic neighborhoods than it is in white neighborhoods

Tips to Help You Be a Great Landlord



The best landlords attract a lot of tenants. Why? It’s pretty obvious; for those who consider their rental property as a business, then that means your tenants would be your customers.

Should You Manage Your Own Rental Property



“Should I get a property management company or look after the property/tenant myself?” There are a lot of ways to consider this issue, and people come down on both sides with good reason. The choice you’ll make will depend on many personal factors.

Make Sure You Purchase The Right Apartment When It Comes To Personal Comfort



Taking into account that housing and rental prices are currently on the rise, finding an affordable apartment to buy is perhaps the greatest purchase one can make as of now.

Rental Behemoth, Blackstone, Gets Bigger and Bigger – With Big Help



In the past couple of weeks, single family home institutional owner Blackstone, has accomplished two major coups that are almost certain to set the tone for the single family home rental market for the foreseeable future

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