Archive for July 2017

How to Manage a Pet Friendly Rental Property

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One of the most precious things to single families in today’s society are their pets. People love their pets. The ASPCA estimated that approximately 44% of the households in the United States own a dog and 35% of them own a cat. With pet ownership rates being so high, rental properties are adding in consideration for…

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Damage Control: 5 Tips for Renting to College Students

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If you own a rental property near a university, odds are your tenants will be college students. With room and board costs rising 2.5%-3% a year, students are looking for more affordable living situations. Renting to college students can be hit-or-miss. Some come home to hit the books and to sleep. These students present a…

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Why the US Housing Market Is Still Going Strong

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The Great Recession of 2008 shook the U.S. housing market to its core. Up until 2013, there were roughly 41% less new constructions per year than 2008. Home values were crushed and millions of Americans were trapped in underwater mortgages. However, nearly a decade later, the U.S. housing market has fought back and remains strong.…

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5 Facts That Will Make You Rethink Property Management

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A quality property management company is well worth the cost. These companies can add value to your rental investment. They also make renting a lot less stressful for landlords. As a landlord, you’ve got a lot of work to do on your own. From tenant screening to preparing lease documents, your plate is quite full!…

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