5 Signs You Need a New Property Management Company



A good property management company can save you money, give you peace of mind, and free up your valuable time, but if the company is terrible, they are going to cost you money and time. Without proper management, your property will sit on the market for a long time, or you get a terrible tenant […]

Evolving News on the Single-Family Rental Market



Good news for rental investors but bad news for all of the people needing inexpensive housing. It’s well established that purchasing a starter home remains out of reach for many people. The news isn’t much better for tenants in the single-family rental market that has been experiencing dramatically low vacancy rates for a decade that […]

Ask Brian: Can I Time the Real Estate Investment Market?



Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to askbrian@realtybiznews.com. Question. Jim from outside Louisville, KY asks: Hello Brian, I’m a big believer in real estate as a secure investment with a […]

How to Avoid Leverage-Related Risks in Real Estate Investing



Leverage is commonly used by real estate investors to increase the power of their money. This makes perfect sense as it is better to use other people’s money rather than your own for large capital investments – such as real estate transactions. By the way, you are relying on leverage when you get a mortgage […]

Why Real Estate Investing has Great Benefits



Real estate market can be very lucrative if you choose to invest when the time is right. In order to know when the time is right, you need to closely follow the trends and tendencies on the market. Many market watchers observe the market many months before entering the real estate business. That is the […]

Why Market Your Rental Property As Pet-Friendly?



Almost 70% of households in America have a pet – that’s 85 million families. Dogs and cats are the most popular choice, and for the majority of pet owners, their furry friends are considered true members of the family. However, for those renting a house, it may be difficult to not only find somewhere were pets are […]

Real Estate Investing Partnership Options and Considerations



As an investor, there are many ways to partner with others to put together deals and increase profits. The key components of any real estate investment are the seller, the buyer (investor), the property, the source of funds, and when you are flipping, the end buyer. As the buyer/investor, your role is pulling all of […]

PropTech1 Venture Firm Expands Adding London Office in the UK



The Berlin-based VC firm PropTech1 has now set up shop in London. The venture firm focused solely on real estate aims to partner with UK PropTech startups.

Ask Brian: Will My Investment Deal Lose Money?



Ask Brian: Will My Investment Deal Lose Money? Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to askbrian@realtybiznews.com. Question. Elaine from Corpus Christi, TX writes: Hi Brian, I’ve been investing in single […]

What Amenities Are Tenants Really Looking For In 2019?



Most property managers and landlords recognize that amenities are the most alluring draws for potential tenants. Pools, fitness centers, and proximity to local events are just some of the most popular examples that someone might want from a rental property. When it comes down to choosing between two properties, it’s often the presence of amenities […]