Owning property has long been considered a path to wealth and stability. The one caveat is that all rental properties require time and effort to manage. A professional property manager is the key to mitigating the cost of rental property ownership for many reasons. Continue reading
In many places around the country, the driveways are lined with debris before the Thanksgiving turkey is even out of the oven. While there isn’t much you can do about harsh winter weather, there are ways you can prepare for its arrival.
If you’re going to keep your property safe though, you need to be proactive. If you wait until the weather is upon you, you will be putting your property and your residents at risk. Continue reading
The good people over at Rent.com have just put out their latest Property Owner and Manager Report. The findings this year all point to one interesting trend: landlords now have the distinct advantage in the rental game, and they intend to capitalize on it. The report is based on information drawn from thousands of properties and hundreds of thousands of rental units. Here’s what else the report has to say: Continue reading
You would have thought that with an improved job market, more millennials would move out of their parents’ homes earlier to rent their own apartments or buy their own homes. Apparently, that’s not the case. If a recent report by Pew Research Center is to be believed, then more millennials are actually living with their parents today compared to 10 years ago.
Titled “More Millennials Living with Family Despite Improved Job Market,” the report shows that 18-34 year olds now compared to 2005 head fewer households. Continue reading
Improving your credit and increasing your score can make life a lot easier for you, but you must be careful not to make some common mistakes. It’s very easy for your score to go down and not as easy for you to bring it back up.
The higher your score to begin with, the less a dip in the score will hurt you, but even a small dip can make or break your rental application or request for a mortgage. You need to watch for these small missteps so that you can use your credit to your advantage. Continue reading