7 Crucial Things to Include in the Residential Lease When Renting Out a Property

New landlords can often become overwhelmed with the list of tasks they need to complete and laws they must research before preparing their property for tenancy. One of the often-overlooked renting essentials is the contract or rental lease. While landlords will have a document that a tenant must sign before moving in, some terms are

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Lease Management Software and How to Protect Real Estate Investments

Lease management software is practically a requirement for any real estate investment business today. Because of the complexities of real estate law and the requirements that owners have to tenants of every stripe, it’s a massive undertaking to remain in compliance without some outside help. This task gets even more complex and demanding when it

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Understanding Commercial Lease Types

Commercial leases are not one-size-fits all. The type of commercial lease will vary depending upon the asset class and building class and the landlord’s and tenant’s needs.

Negotiating Common Area Maintenance Charges in Commercial Leases

When signing a commercial lease, tenants may look at only the base rent amount. They are surprised when common area maintenance (CAM) charges result in a monthly rent bill that is higher than expected. Tenants may receive an additional surprise at the end of the year when they receive a bill for a CAM shortfall.

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Renters can save thousands by renewing instead of moving, Zillow says

Renewing a lease instead of moving to a new apartment can mean major savings for renters. Those who moved in the past year paid an average of $3,946 more in 2015 on rent than renters who stayed in the same unit for the past five or more years, according to a new Zillow analysis of 2015 rent data from

Lawmakers push for crackdown on rent to own housing schemes

Lawmakers and housing authorities are pushing for regulators to stop investment firms engaging in what they say is a predatory business of selling run down homes “as is” through rent-to-own schemes

Net Lease Big Box Sector Softens in Q4

Cap rates in the single tenant net lease big box sector rose 42 basis points to 6.50% from the fourth quarter of 2015 to the fourth quarter of 2016.

Share Your Office helps real estate agents expand into new markets

Regular leads are essential to the success of any real estate agent. Leads can be generated through many different means, but one new source is worth looking at – an on-demand platform called Share Your Office.

Negotiating Lease Options

Rent to own homes or lease options are a fantastic method to buy and sell properties without investing your own money. While there are too many variations to lease options to discuss in detail, we will cover the key areas to consider for negotiation. When structuring your rent to own home contract with the seller,

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The American Dream For Rent

Corporate America is buying up the American Dream of homeownership and putting it up for rent. Magnetar Capital LLC, has bought 1 out of every 11 homes in the Ohio town of Huber Heights and is now pushing for property-tax cuts that will gut the school district’s budget. In a capitalistic society, there is little

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