What's Happening in the Single Family Rental Industry
How To Ensure Your First Investment Property Isn’t A Bust
A recent article from the Forbes Real Estate Council shares advice from 10 real estate experts as they offer insight into buying your first investment property.Read More
Should You Invest In Rental Real Estate?
A recent article in Forbes looks at the benefits of becoming a landlord, as well as provides questions you should ask yourself before investing in Real Estate. From leverage to tax benefits, this article walks you through things you must consider!Read More
Should You Extend Your Investing to Out of Area Markets?
As foreclosures have been declining with the improving housing market, it is getting more difficult to find good rental property deals. Home prices are rising as well, so getting the cash flow we want is tougher too. Generally, rental property investors are having a rough time trying to add properties to their portfolio at desired ROI targets.Read More
More Americans Are Renting, and Paying More, as Homeownership Falls
A 2015 article from the New York Times reports that more Americans are renting and paying more, as homeownership falls. According to the article, the nation’s homeownership rate has been falling for eight years, down to 63.7 percent in the first quarter of this year from a peak of over 69 percent in 2004.Read More
How Real Estate Investing Is Spurring Millennial Home Ownership
Forbes shared that millennials are the largest group of home buyers for the fourth consecutive year, according to the National Association of Realtors 2017 Home Buyers and Sellers Generational Trends Report. Nearly 40% of home buyers were under 36 years old.Read More
Smaller Institutional Buyers Take over the Single-Family Rental Market
National Real Estate Investor shared that smaller institutional buyers are taking over the single-family rental market, with mid-sized companies becoming the leading buyers of single-family houses for rent.Read More
Foreclosures are Way Down – Is Time Running Out for Rental Property Deals?
The Huffington Post shared that Corelogic’s foreclosure report for December 2016 tells us that completed foreclosures in December fell a whopping 39.6% from December the year before. From November, they fell 8.1%, so we definitely are watching a shrinking of foreclosure activity nationally. This trend seems to be firmly in place.Read More
There Are More Renters Than Any Time Since 1965
CNBC announced that more people are renting than at any other point in the past 50 years. They shared that in 2016, 36.6 percent of household heads rented their home, close to the 1965 number of 37 percent, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center based on data from the Census Bureau.
RentRange Identifies 25 Markets with the Highest Average Gross Yield
RentRange, one of the premier providers of market data and analytics for the housing industry, today released data ranking the top 25 U.S. metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) by highest average gross yield for single–family1 homes during the first quarter (Q1) of 2017.
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
The Rent Estate Revolution is Here
The Rent Estate Revolution is here!
The world is evolving from “real estate” to a more accessible world of Rent Estate, and we’re giving you the opportunity to get ahead, get smart and find financial freedom. Rent Estate Revolution will open your eyes to the New American Dream of long-term wealth creation and retirement security. Diversify your investments by leveraging other people’s knowledge, money and time – outsource it all for maximum ease, reliability, and returns. The time for single-family rentals is now, and it’s anyone’s game.
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Everything You Need to Know About Rent Estate™
Life is unpredictable. And with all its twists and turns and ups and downs, it is easy to become anxious and worried because of all the “what ifs” swirling around in your mind.
As an extension of your home, a backyard or patio has enormous potential for entertainment, relaxation, play and added income – no matter the season.
As a new landlord, it’s a given that you’re going to make mistakes. The key is to make sure those mistakes don’t snowball into deep regrets, like insufferable tenants that damage your properties.
As a landlord, you’re going to wear many hats when it comes to tending to your tenants’ needs. While it would be unreasonable to expect to be everything to every tenant, being adaptable is a necessity.
Are you a property owner — or a real estate investor?
You may never have considered the prospect of real estate investment. At the same time, you may have been considering it for years, but have yet to
The process of filling a rental property always starts with the outer layer. In other words, the outer layer is the first impression–everything that is attractive to potential renters, from the ad to the fine details of your property.
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.”