US Rent Growth Slowest Since 2011

Although national average rent was up slightly for the month of April, up 2% YoY, it was the smallest growth seen since April 2011,...

Can You Record A Conversation with Your Tenant? Comfort Animals and...

In this week's transcribed podcast, attorney Dennis Block and Co-Host Zachary Lawrence of Parkside Property Management, discuss the law involving Landlord Tenant issues. Below is...

Financing Investment Properties – 5 Things to Know

Financing for investment properties is quite a bit different than when comparing loan options, rates and guidelines to that of purchasing your own home....

Landlords Beware – The 5 Biggest Cyber Threats

For those who are self managing their own rental properties, the thought of a cyber attack may rarely cross their mind.  After all, there...

Should Real Estate Investors Use AirBnB?

As a real estate investor you may be asking yourself the question, “Should my investment property be utilized as a long term rental, or...

Smart Homes and Integrations Within the Rental Industry

There is a lot of dialogue about what type of impact the smart home/Internet of Things (IoT) movement may have on the rental housing...

Free Basic Rental Agreement in Word

If you are looking for a basic rental agreement in a Word document there are many to choose from. Most states vary by rental...

BiggerPockets Podcast – Student Rentals, Multifamily, & the Silent Cash Flow...

BiggerPockets has seen some extraordinary growth over the last few years. They have the #1 real estate investing podcast and recently did their 224th...

How to Design Real Estate Flyers Like a Pro for Free

In the past, developing a real estate flyer that you can send to potential residents or clients was always time consuming and expensive. With new...

The First Time Landlord Checklist

If you are looking at becoming a first time landlord or you are forced to become a landlord because you can't sell your house,...

The Top 4 Landlord Mistakes

You have decided to self manage your rental properties, or have been doing so for quite some time.  Saving on management fees can certainly...

Top 10 Tax Deductions for Landlords

Being a landlord is one of the best wealth creation strategies ever. Not only because of the passive cash flow it can generate, but also...

New Credit Scoring System Entering the Market

Coming this Fall, there are going to be some changes in how credit scores are evaluated which is important to know if you are...

4 Reasons why Savvy Real Estate Investors are Selling

Savvy small and mid-sized real estate investors are starting to look to sell some of their real estate investment portfolio in this market. Specifically...

Will Airbnb Enter the Long Term Rental Space?

There is a lot of buzz regarding Airbnb exploring a strategy to enter into the long term rental space.  While the company has officially...

April 2017 State of the Rental Market Report

ApartmentList is one of the best sites at aggregating their rental data for their monthly rental reports. Overall, the rental rates are continuing to...

Using Infrared Technology To Manage Rental Properties

Keeping up with the latest technologies is important in almost any industry and property management is no different. One of the unique technologies being utilized...

The Automation of Real Estate Jobs – Canada’s Solution

Canada is preparing to deal with the inevitable rise in job losses when automation hits Canada and the rest of the world like a...

Housing Discrimination Complaints Filed

Housing Discrimination Complaints Filed Steve Ballmer, the ex CEO of Microsoft has spent $10M of his own money on a pet project called USAFacts. Their...

Property Management Fee Breakdown

Property Management Fee Breakdown When deciding to self manage your investment properties, or go forward with paying a property manager, knowing what fees you may...