Race for Space Pushing Up Suburban Rents

BY  ON NOVEMBER 18, 2020

The Wall Street Journal says big companies that own single-family homes are raising rent at the fastest rate since they emerged from the foreclosure crisis, capitalizing on high demand for suburban housing.Click here to read more.

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Getting into the GUTS of Rental Property

BY  ON NOVEMBER 11, 2020

On a recent episode of the Rental Property Owner & Real Estate Investor Podcast, Brian Hamrick talks with Mike Bonadies, a landlord and co-owner of a New Jersey-based property management company about the dirty and gritty side of investing in real estate. Click here to read more.

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Experts Share What Rental Property Owners Need to Keep in Mind if they're Planning to Sell

BY  ON NOVEMBER 4, 2020

The Business Insider says some apartment owners have been able to collect rents as usual, despite the pandemic, shaky economy, and rising unemployment. Other owners have been working with tenants who can't pay their rent. Click here to read more.

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Zumper's National Rent Report for November 2020

BY  ON NOVEMBER 2, 2020

Rental information site Zumper recently released their National Rent Report for November, 2020 showing that their median national rent for 1-bedroom apartment was $1,225 (down 0.5%) and the median two-bedroom rent was $1,483 (down 0.4%). Click here to read more.

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Top 15 Hottest Cities for Millennial Renters

BY  ON OCTOBER 19, 2020

We love posting about millennials, if for no other reason than just like every other generation they, too need a place to live. In fact, they have now taken over from the Baby Boomers as the largest generation to date and make up a majority of our nation's workforce. Click here to read more.

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CDC Issues FAQ Guidance for its Eviction Moratorium

BY  ON OCTOBER 13, 2020

The CDC recently issued a set of FAQs (frequently asked questions) offering "non-binding" guidance with respect to their recent Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions to Prevent the Further Spread of COVID-19 moratorium.  This order temporarily halted residential evictions of covered persons for nonpayment of rent September 4th through December 31st, 2020. Click here to read more.

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Make Yourself Your Tenants' Top Priority

BY  ON OCTOBER 6, 2020

Many of our renters are facing a hard choice in today's tumultuous and unpredictable climate. With layoffs, furloughs, and job uncertainty, there is often not enough money and too many bills or financial responsibilities. They are faced with the choice of paying the car payment or paying the rent. With a new eviction moratorium in place, the choice got easier for many tenants as they see it as a protection for their housing and choose to pay other bills first. Click here to read more.

 

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Apartment Conversions at All-Time High

BY  ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2020

A recent report from RENTCafé says that thanks to an all-time high in conversions, yesterday's factories are today's Apartments. The report says that of the nearly 2k buildings converted over the last 70 years, 800 were done in the last decade alone. Click here to read more.

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Black Knight Says Seriously Past-Due Loans Rise

BY  ON SEPTEMBER 29, 2020

According to Black Knight's "first look" report for August, 2020, an improvement in early-stage delinquencies was offset by a 5% increase in serious delinquencies (those 90+ days past due) which have now risen in each of the past five months. Click here to read more.

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Can't Evict? Why Sending a Non-Paying Tenant to Collections Might Save Your Investment

BY  ON SEPTEMBER 28, 2020

Are you a landlord trying to come to terms with all the eviction moratoriums that are gripping the industry? On a recent episode of the Rent Perfect Podcast, David Pickron discusses how during a time of no evictions, collections could be your ultimate solution. Click here to read more.

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