August 12, 2015

3 Tips for Building Your Personal Online Presence

We’re all secret shoppers. We want to be sure a company’s or individual’s words match their actions. We ask for personal recommendations, read online reviews and […]
May 28, 2015

U.S. Rents Outpaced Gains in Home Values

Demand for rental housing continued to strengthen in April as the average rent increased to $1,364. That’s a gain of 4 percent on a year-to-year basis, […]
May 21, 2015

What Are the Most Popular Kinds of Remodeling Jobs?

Kitchen and bathroom remodels are the most-requested upgrades from homeowners, the National Association of Home Builders reported. Both categories climbed 7 percent and 6 percent last […]
April 29, 2015

The New IRS Rules on Expensing

Reap significant tax savings with new tangible-property regulations. By Mary Ramm Tax season is upon us, and this year, savvy taxpayers can realize significant tax savings […]
April 22, 2015

How to Realistically Find a Reliable Contractor – Really!

Tips on vetting one of the most important members of your team. By BreAnn Stephenson If the title of this article made you wince, you are not […]
March 12, 2015

Is Your Rental Applicant a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing?

Part 1: The role of credit checks in tenant screening. By BreAnn Stephenson Last time, I wrote about developing a thorough rental application and how it […]
February 24, 2015

Home Prices Continued Trending Up in Late 2014

U.S. home prices continued to accelerate during the fourth quarter of 2014, reported the National Association of Realtors, which warns that a shortage of housing could […]
January 18, 2015

15 Surefire Ways to Help Your Tenants Avoid a Winter Fire

If you don’t teach them, who will? Why should you care? Check out these figures from the U.S. Fire Administration and National Fire Protection Association. – Property […]
January 5, 2015

What Were the Top 20 Markets in 2014?

Texas, North Carolina and Florida were home to the best markets for residential real estate investors in 2014, according to a new year-end report from Local […]
December 13, 2014

Report: Multifamily Leads Commercial Sector

But office, industrial and retail will see higher rents, lower vacancies in 2015. Multifamily vacancy rates are expected to tick up over the next 12 months—from […]