What's Happening in the Single Family Rental Industry
First-time homebuyers to miss out amid real estate investor craze: housing report
Investors have played a key role in driving the housing recovery, but their contribution also has come at a cost: more competition for first-time homebuyers. Housing observers have been well aware of this side effect, but a new report brings the diverging fortunes of these two types of homebuyers into sharp focus.
Landlords Are Taking Over the U.S. Housing Market
As rising home prices, slow new home construction, and demographic shifts push homeownership rates to 50-year lows, the U.S. is increasingly a country of renters—and landlords.
What’s Next for the Housing Industry
The future of the market is uncertain, with the main reason being the unsteady financial footing of cash strapped, debt-loaded millennials. Another major corner stone of added stability to the current market is the declining rates of 60-day and 90-day delinquencies.
Why More Single-Family Homes Are Becoming Rentals
A homeowner’s equity position is one of the many factors that drive property transitions between owner-occupied and rental status, according to a study from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Research Institute for Housing America.
Fannie Mae Takes Step That May Fuel Single-Family Rental Growth
The government has begun subsidizing the institutionalized single-family rental market, signaling an endorsement of Wall Street’s buy-to-rent housing bet as homeownership lags.
Where Do Millennials Fit in the Housing Market?
Approximately 83 percent of millennials are planning to purchase a home, but not in the new year. Millennials tend to move around a lot simply because they’re young, so in some situations, it may be better for them to rent.
Infographic: State of the U.S. Rental Market in 2016
2016 appeared to be the landlord’s market. Renters experienced increased competition for a smaller inventory of homes to rent at higher prices than years past. But what does this mean for the independent landlord? Check out this infographic.
The State of The Nation’s Housing 2016
The US housing market has definitely bounced back from it’s crash with home prices back within 6% of their peak in 2016, but how does this effect #RentEstate? The Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University finds out.
Signing a Lease or Rental Agreement FAQ
NOLO has acquired everything you need to know about signing a lease or a rental agreement with the top five frequently asked questions.
Emerging Trends in Real Estate® the outlook for 2016
The PWC forecast gives a heads-up on where to invest, which sectors and markets offer the best prospects, and trends in the capital markets that will affect real estate.
A Pricing Strategy to Maximize Rental Income and Minimize turnover
The Financial Samurai details best practices in pricing your rental, how to market your property properly and most importantly how treating your tenants right will decrease turnover.
Being a Landlord: Is It Worth It?
Being a landlord can be stressful no doubt, but is it worth it? Ellen Cannon offers an in depth list of pros and cons of being a landlord.Read More
How to Raise The Rent and Extend a Lease
Raising the rent may seem like a cruel and unusual punishment, but your income property is just like any other business – Your goal is to increase revenue. Financial Samurai will walk you through how to do this properly and in the same breath, extend a lease.
Rent Control Laws by State
Wondering if you’re following all the proper guidelines with your rental in your state? Here is a complete list of guidelines, laws and statutes by state.Read More
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Everything You Need to Know About Rent Estate™
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The crash of 2008. The rise of Millennials as the nation’s largest demographic. Uber, Airbnb and the emergence of the “sharing economy.” The American Dream is alive and well, but it’s changing rapidly. And for millions of people, these huge economic and cultural shifts have forever altered the very concept of “property.”