5 Tools to Optimize Rental Income

When it comes to generating rental income, most property do not optimize their full income potential. Whether you are in the short term or...

Top 10 Rental Listing Sites and Associated Cost

Top Rental Listings Sites Like any business, marketing is the most important aspect of getting new customers. Being a landlord is no different. It is...

How to Manage Rental Properties Remotely

If you have chosen the path to self managing your rental property, it is likely you have considered the pros and cons to going...

Retail to Residential – A Growing Trend

The retail model is not dead...however, it has been experiencing a titanic shift over the last several years with the help of Amazon and...

How to Calculate Prorated Rent

How to Calculate Prorated Rent In some cases, you may have a resident that moves in in the middle of the month or not on...

How to Keep Good Tenants – 5 Proven Tips

How to Keep Good Tenants We have all heard stories that are more like nightmares when it comes to bad tenants. They take up your...

ApartmentList Launches First Rental Commercial

ApartmentList has launched it's first rental commercial and I think it is one of the best apartment rental commercials I have seen. It is...

Are Real Estate Infomercials the Canary in The Coal Mine?

2016 and 2017 so far has been reminiscent of 2005 - 2007 before the crash. Back then, similar to today, real estate infomercials and...

Landlord Insurance – Learn the Basics

The Basics of Landlord Insurance If you own rental property, or are planning on it in the future, being familiar with various insurance options is...

Rental Supply is Starting to Outpace Rental Demand

When supply begins to outpace demand, prices for the product will decrease.  We are starting to see this happen within the apartment and rental...

Time to Evict? Here are 7 Basic Principles to Follow

So the time has come where you have to evict a tenant.  We will not get into the many reasons that could force the...

The Ultimate Landlord Business Plan

This guide will help you develop the ultimate landlord business plan from scratch. Like any business, it is essential to understand the micro and...

Your Tenant is Breaking the Lease – Now What?

There may come a time when your tenant notifies you that he/she is breaking the lease and it is your responsibility to be aware...

Property Management Certifications and Licenses – The Top 3

Property Management Certifications and Licenses are an excellent way to keep up to date on the new laws and trends within the rental industry....

How the Cost of Hardware Storage will Change the Rental Industry

In 2004, Google released Gmail. Gmail was the first web-based email service to offer 1 gigabyte (GB) of storage for free. This was unheard...

Raising the Rent? Be Familiar with Local Regulations

In a market where supply is short and demand is high, a landlord is typically in a good position to be able to raise...

Will AI (Artificial Intelligence) Change the Rental Industry

Here is a test. Can you distinguish which poem below was written by a human and which one was written by a machine. Poem #1 A...

5 Cost Effective Ways to Upgrade Your Rental

When it comes to real estate investing, there are times when “active” management is unavoidable.  Sure, there are ways to automate many steps in...

How to Find a Good Tenant – 5 Tips to Increase...

How to find a good tenant when there are currently over 111M renters within the United States. The total % home ownership rate is...

Tax Time – A Few Tax Considerations for Landlords

The deadline for taxes is just a one week away and if you are new to managing rental properties, there are a few things...