Monthly Archives: December 2013

1.7 Million New Renters Expected to Hit Market in Next 3 Years

We may continue to see the number of families purchasing homes to decrease according to Freddie Mac’s Multifamily Research Group’s Real Estate Demand Forecast, which issued a new marked demand forecast last week. According to Freddie Mac, renters entering the market are expected to dramatically increase over the next three years.  What’s causing the increase in […]

Tips to Manage Apartment Rentals for Tenants with Pets

As a rental property manager or owner, you’re probably aware there are many pet lovers who are in the market for rentals that offer pet-friendly policies. According to a recent survey, 75 percent of renters in the United States are pet owners, so rental properties with flexible pet-friendly options definitely top the list when […]

Winter Maintenance; Important in Preserving Value

The leaves have fallen and temperatures are dropping as winter draws near. If you haven’t already performed routine fall maintenance at your investment property, it’s not too late to save time, money and the overall headache of long-term and costly problems that can occur. Here’s a useful checklist: • Downspouts and gutters. Cleaning downspouts and […]