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Craigslist has long been a go-to spot for quick, easy listings of anything from furniture to personal ads, and has been one of the country’s most popular sources for apartment listings. But does Craigslist work for rentals anymore? While many landlords have no doubt had success using the classifi...
07/31/2020
With Amazon continuing to grow, making nearly everything deliverable to your door, proximity to retail might become less and less of a draw for potential renters. Take into account that many malls and once-unshakable franchises across the country are closing, and the role of brick-and-mortar stor...
07/26/2020
Most landlords prefer to set a rental due date on the first of the month. Sometimes, however, this does not align with the tenant’s move-in date. If tenants were to move in or out 10 days after the start of the month, charging a full month’s rent for those 20 or so remaining days wouldn’t make mu...
06/29/2020
Hard vs. Soft Credit Inquiries: How They Affect You and Your ApplicantsWhen you rent your property to a tenant, they agree to pay you a certain amount of money in exchange for access to a living or working space. Rent is an obligation to pay money owed and, in this way, is just debt in another co...
06/19/2020
Dealing with a bad tenant is an experience that landlords look to avoid at all costs. Usually, it means lost income, wasted time, and damaged assets. Screening tenants is one of the best steps you can take to protect yourself[DS1] , your properties and your sanity. But, tenants have ways to prote...
06/16/2020
Understanding the Differences Between Residential and Commercial Real Estate InvestingReal estate has always been a popular choice for investors looking to diversify their portfolio. While successful real estate i­nvesting can provide substantial rewards, the barrier to entry and learning curve c...
06/11/2020
In 2018, homeowners purchased approximately 5.34 million existing homes in the U.S. In the same year, they purchased an additional 667,000 newly constructed units. The Association of Real Estate License Law Officials estimates that there are more than 2 million active, licensed realtors in the U....
06/10/2020
Primarily, two methods of structuring a lease for multiple tenants are available: you can sign each tenant individually (or “by-the-bedroom”), or you can sign the tenants jointly. Individual leases provide flexibility during the leasing process while joint leases provide flexibility during the ma...
06/04/2020
Believe it or not, the first ever paid advertisement in the US was for an estate in Long Island that was posted in the Boston News Letter way back in 1704. Keep that in the memory bank for office trivia night. Now I’m sure you’re aware, but marketing strategies have changed quite a bit since that...
06/03/2020
Major changes in the way people shop, work, and interact have left the commercial real estate market on edge. In retail, the continuous growth of e-commerce has had a devastating effect on once prominent brick-and-mortar businesses. Traditional office buildings are struggling to keep up with shif...
05/31/2020
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