More renters looking to buy in 2017, study shows



A surge of renters are ready to make the leap into homeownership, with 55 percent of those who actively shopped for a mortgage in the first quarter of 2017 being non-homeowners.

Buying a home is still cheaper than renting, but inventory woes limit choice



Although house prices are rising fast, it still remains cheaper to own than it is to rent according to a new report from CNBC. But the problem isn’t one of cost, it’s actually finding a home to buy.

Most renters can now buy a home without increasing their monthly costs



Rents are now so high in some parts of the U.S. that it’s now possible to buy a home without increasing your monthly costs, according to Zillow. The online listings portal says renters can now purchase a home nearly 50 percent more expensive than the median valued home, and keep the same monthly housing budget. […]

Rent to Own Comes With Many Options



There are many ways for both sellers and buyers to both benefit from rent to own home arrangements. Rent to own contracts are not standard purchase contracts. The seller and buyer can write almost any clauses into the contract that meet their

House Hunting? 4 Things You Need to Know Before Taking on a Lease



When you’re house or apartment hunting, some things just go without saying. But what about the other things you should look for before you sign a rental agreement?

Self-Management vs Hiring a Property Management Firm



Real estate has for long been perceived as one of the most stable investments not only in the US, but also the rest of the world. Almost everything about it is simple and straightforward. For rentals, it’s all about self management, acquiring a couple of properties and renting them out. The hardest part, unfortunately, is […]

The Guarantors make renting in New York easier



Anyone’s who’s tried renting an apartment in New York will know full well just how difficult that can be. First they need to find a place, then you have to make sure you meet the landlord’s strict approval process.

4 Tips for First-Time Renters Looking to Protect Their Property



Taking the leap into renting can be incredibly intimidating for a first-timer.

Managing and Maintaining Your Rental from a Distance: Tips and Tricks for Long-Distance Landlords



Long-distant landlord. Sounds like a hassle. You’re moving away and you want to rent your old place, but then there’s the rent to collect, repairs to finish, tenants to worry over…maybe it’s just not worth it.

Searching Secrets: Real Estate Tricks to Find Your Dream Apartment



While owning your own home is said to be the American dream, there is a large segment of the population that prefers the freedom of renting.

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