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2015 Rental Market Report

2015 Rent.com Rental Market Report October 7, 2015 | Rental Trends, Rental Trends and Real Estate News The seventh annual Rent.com Property Owner and Manager Market Report captures trends in the rental market directly from apartment property managers nationwide. In the 2015 survey, more than 500 property managers in the U.S., representing thousands of rental properties, and hundreds of […]

Rental Property – How to Project Cash Flows and Returns

If you are thinking about buying some rental properties as investments, you should probably understand how to project cash flows and evaluate the investment returns you hope to achieve on your hard earned invested cash equity. There are really two types of returns that we can earn on investment property, first is appreciation in value […]

The Advantages of Offering Month to Month Leases

While all properties are not well-suited to offering month to month leases, there are a variety of reasons why it would prove profitable for property managers to investigate the possibility of doing so. In many high profile, urban areas, or in cities where international corporations are located, month to month leases are considered a necessity. […]

Property Investing – Go For The Cash Flow, Not Location, Location, Location

When discussing real estate investments, we often hear people say the three most important words in real estate are location, location, location. And while “3L” properties may be some of the finest looking and most prestigious properties to own, the reality is that they are generally very poor investment choices. The reason is that the […]

Screening Tenants Consistently for Fair Housing

Under Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, commonly known as the Fair Housing Act (click here for Fair Housing resources), it is illegal for landlords to refuse to rent or sell a dwelling based on an applicant’s race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, or disability. Does your management company base […]

When Screening Applicants Remember The Fair Credit Reporting Act

Property Managers know how important it is to prevent problems with residents through careful screening procedures. The old saying, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is as important in today’s society as ever. That’s why experienced property managers don’t cut corners when screening applicants. Yet there are some legal issues that […]

Tequila & Taco Music Festival Santa Cruz

The title says it all… San Lorenzo Park – Downtown Santa Cruz,CA Saturday, August 22, 2015 & Sunday, August 23, 2015 11:00 am-5:30 pm The Producers of The Legendary California Beer Festival are proud to brig back the 2nd Annual Tequila & Taco Music Festival in Downtown Santa Cruz at beautiful San Lorenzo Park for […]