Just bought an apartment building? Do these 4 things to ensure you get the most out of your new investment. Upgrade the branding If the property already has a name, you should rename it when you purchase. You want to build your own brand and let go of any associations with the previous owner. If it doesn’t have a name,...
If you live near a college or university, you’ve likely wondered if you should buy a rental property near campus and rent it out to college students. Here are some of the top benefits and risks associated with renting to college students to help make your decision easier. Benefits of Renting to College Students You don’t have to worry about not...
Commercial properties are most successful when the property helps the leasers make a profit and establish themselves as a business through an appropriate layout, nice windows, and the space they need. Residential real estate is the most appealing, when potential buyers are able to see themselves living a comfortable, happy and convenient life within the property. So, as the...
Major apartment complex owners across the US are seeing a slowdown in the rental market. Out of the 79 metropolitan areas covered by Reis Inc, including Portland, New York, Boston, Denver, Los Angeles, and Washington DC, 28 have seen a recent flattening or decline in rents.  Nationwide, rents increased 3.2% in the first quarter, compared to a 5% increase...
It has been reported that rents are increasing at their slowest pace in five years. Rents have only gone up by 0.7% year over year. This figure is according to the March Zillow Real estate Market Reports. The appreciation led rent growth in the west has slowed down considerably, and the median rent is now $1,408. According to the Zillow...
Everything You Need to Know About the FHA When Buying Multi-Family Property Interested in investing in a multi-family property, but not sure how you can swing it financially? Currently, one of the best ways to make this interest a reality is through the FHA. The FHA is the Federal Housing Association, and it insures not just mortgages for single-family homes,...