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Renting & Rental Tips

Friday, July 8th 2016 2:03 pm
According to a report from RentCafe, an online rental marketplace, the price on new apartment rental listings have risen 7% in the last 5 years, yet the square footage is 8% smaller than 10 years ago. The report took into consideration apartments from 100 of the largest cities in the nation that hav [Read More]
Wednesday, July 6th 2016 12:54 pm
10-year trend: Apartments smaller, rents higherNEW YORK July 5, 2016 New apartments hitting the market this year are 8 percent smaller than they were a decade ago, according to a new report by RentCafe, an online rental marketplace. But that doesn't mean renters are paying any less for them: Rents [Read More]
Wednesday, June 29th 2016 11:45 am
Home prices climb in April 7 cities set recordsWASHINGTON (AP) June 28, 2016 U.S. home prices scaled new heights in April with seven cities including Boston, Charlotte, Portland, Oregon, San Francisco and Seattle setting record highs.The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index i [Read More]
Tuesday, June 28th 2016 12:24 pm
Rental properties and foreclosureJuly 4, 2016 Has one of the tenants you helped place in a rental received a notice of foreclosure? Do the tenants have to vacate the home they rented?Assuming there was an actual judgment of foreclosure entered against the original homeowner, the tenants may have to [Read More]
Friday, May 6th 2016 10:30 am
Since the qualifications needed for buying a home have become a bit stricter since the real estate bust of 2007, home rental has become a more competitive market then it once was.If you have never rented a home before, this process can be a little intimidating so, knowing what lies ahead can take a [Read More]
Monday, April 4th 2016 12:42 pm
Which Fla. metros are best for rental investing?IRVINE, Calif. March 31, 2016 RealtyTrac released its Q1 2016 Single Family Rental Market Report today, ranking the best markets for buying residential rental properties in 2016.The report analyzed single-family rental returns in 448 U.S. counties wi [Read More]
Thursday, March 17th 2016 11:52 am
Hey renters: Its time to buy a homeNEW YORK March 15, 2016 Homebuyers are expected to outnumber home sellers this spring, which will likely drive up asking prices, says Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors(NAR)."Given that prices are rising, more people will be pu [Read More]
Wednesday, January 20th 2016 12:19 pm
Is rent-to-own a solution to the rental crisis?NEW YORK Jan. 17, 2016 Rents are skyrocketing across the U.S., and an increasing number of renters devote more than half their paychecks to covering rental costs. It's not just a family burden: Those escalating rent costs have been cited as a major hi [Read More]
Wednesday, January 13th 2016 11:28 am
S. Fla. rental scam targeted 80 homes over one yearMIAMI Jan. 12, 2016 Three men are facing federal fraud charges after investigators said they illegally seized control of about 80 homes in Broward and Palm Beach counties, changed the locks and rented the residences to unsuspecting tenants.Kesner [Read More]
Friday, November 20th 2015 10:58 am
With the winter holidays just around the corner, now is the time to find that perfect holiday rental for the family to gather and celebrate. This is not as easy of a task as one might think. There are so many things to think of to make sure that you and your family is comfortable and stress free dur [Read More]
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