7 Ways to ace your Rental Application

One of the most important jobs you have to do while planning to rent a house is satisfying the landlords with your deeds by writing an excellent rental application. There are many ways by which you can do so.  Landlords these days don’t care about a rental application. They judge the person by assuring if

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7 important requirements before renting out your property

Landlords who are new to the game or those wishing to refresh their knowledge will know that there’s quite a bit of admin involved in being a landlord, and before renting out your property, it’s important to follow a few commandments. To help, we’ve put together this practical guide for landlords. Make sure the rental

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Ask Brian: Is it Wiser to Rent or Own a Home Right Now?

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 [email protected] Question from Camilla in NM: Hello Brian, my dad has been riding me about buying my first house. He sounds like a

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Standardized Single-Family Rental Terms and Definitions

The National Rental Home Council (NRHC) has established “recommended best practices for defining, calculating, and reporting key financial and operational disclosure metrics for the single-family rental (SFR) industry.” Green Street Advisors’ Advisory and Consulting Group provided subject matter expertise and worked with NRHC members to develop standardized definitions and calculations of common disclosure metrics and

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A Basic 3 Minute Single Family Rental Investment Analysis

You’re probably familiar with the 80/20 rule also known as the “Pareto’s Principle.” The 80/20 rule is a general rule that basically means there is not an equal relationship between your efforts and your results. The principle states that 20% of your effort is responsible for 80% of your results. That’s not particularly a good

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How To Get Your Home Rented Faster

The percentage of householders who rent their homes rose from 31.2 percent in 2006 to 36.6 percent in 2016, indicating a growing supply of rental homes in the US market, according to Census Bureau housing data. If you have a rental home, this is bad news, as it means that you have to compete with more

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Ask Brian: Will Rentals Remain a Good Investment?

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 [email protected] Question. Terry from NE asks: Hello Brian, I’m not new to residential investing. I bought my first rental house in 2012 and

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Ask Brian: What are Some Rental Investing Traps and Pitfalls to Avoid?

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 [email protected] Question. Buster from Omaha, NE asks: Brian, I’m a weekend warrior investor in rental houses. I currently own two but have bought,

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Ask Brian: What are the Key Concerns for Fixer-Rental Investors?

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 [email protected] Question. Les from Tampa, FL writes: I’ve been a landlord before but out of the business for about five years. As I

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Rental giants embrace iBuyers in order to grow inventories

Single-family rental giants, such as Invitation Homes and American Homes 4 Rent, are in search of more homes to buy, and they’re increasingly turning to iBuyers to find inventory. iBuyers, like Opendoor, Offerpad, and Knock, are tech companies that buy homes from sellers with instant cash offers and then put the homes back on the

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