How Rental Properties Change the Math of Retirement Income

When your passive income from investments can cover your monthly living expenses, you reach financial independence. In other words, working becomes optional. While the FIRE (financial independence, retire early) movement has its share of critics, the simple fact is that anyone can retire early. It takes a high savings rate of course – you can’t

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Fore Property Announces Opening of The Revere in Portland, Oregon

Fore Property (‘Fore’), one of the country’s top 20 largest multifamily developers, today announced the formal opening of The Revere. An urban infill development located at 3309 N. Mississippi Street, The Revere offers an upscale residential living experience in North Portland’s historic Mississippi neighborhood. The development is Fore’s fifth successfully delivered multifamily property in the

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Hundreds of homes destroyed in worst-ever California wildfires

Some 42 people are confirmed killed, with more than 200 missing as three wildfires swept through California this week, razing hundreds of homes to the ground. The death toll is said to be a grim new record in the Golden State, beating the 31 victims who died during the 1933 Griffith Park disaster in Los

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LA renters protest against rising rents

Rising rental costs have prompted some tenants to Los Angeles to take part in rent strikes, something they view as a last resort in an effort not to be priced out of their homes. Rent strikes see tenants withhold their rental checks in an attempt to put pressure of their landlords to renegotiate their rent,

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Mandalay Bay shooter Stephen Paddock’s homes go on sale

Two properties that formerly belonged to Mandalay Bay hotel shooter Stephen Paddock are to be sold, with all the proceeds of the sales going to his victims, reports say.

Zillow analysis highlights affordability gap in the rental market

Rental options for black renters were far fewer than what Asian or white renters could choose from last year. Black renters could afford less than a third of the rentals that white or Asian renters could afford in 2017,

Big tax hikes impact commercial properties

Steep rises in property taxes are affecting commercial and multifamily properties across the U.S. due to assessors resetting values at higher levels than before, according to a report in the National Real Estate Investor.

Climate change could make elevation a big factor in real estate prices

Homes located on higher elevations in areas at risk from hurricanes are seeing their values grow faster than homes closer to sea level, CBS News reported.

The Biggest Property Renovation Mistakes That Can Cost Developers

With an increasing number of high-potential properties on the market, developers large and small can find plenty of opportunities for renovations.

The tide is turning as ‘underwater’ homes dry up

While most homeowners are enjoying seeing the value of their properties appreciate, there’s also good news for some of those who were previously underwater, or owing more on their mortgages than their homes are worth. New data from ATTOM Data Solutions’ third quarter 2017 Home Equity & Underwater report shows that there are now just

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