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Tuesday, November 9, 2021

A Look at the Average Renter
Property Management Blog
Zillow has recently released the Consumer Housing Trends Report (CHTR) that takes a closer look at renters who moved in the past year. They looked at the demographics of the average renter, such as age, location, and civil status. The report paints a picture of what renters are thinking and doing in mid-2021.The report found that even if ...

Friday, November 5, 2021

A Color Guide for Kitchen Cabinets
Property Management Blog
The kitchen is often considered the heart of the home. This is where family and friends usually gather, and it’s probably one of the most-used areas of any home. If you’re planning to remodel and re-paint your kitchen cabinets, it can be overwhelming to decide what colors to use. Do you go with something fun and bright? Modern...

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Built-to-Rent Suburbs Might be the Next Big Thing in Real Estate
Property Management Blog
Most people associate the suburbs with starter families buying their first home or older couples whose kids are all grown up and have moved out. In the past, these assumptions would have been undoubtedly true. However, a new trend in real estate is slowly but surely emerging. These are entire subdivisions designed and built specifically f...

Friday, October 29, 2021

2021 Apartment Construction Remains Steady
Property Management Blog
The apartment construction market has remained steady despite the challenges it faced in the past year. The COVID-19 pandemic, the lack of workers, permit issues, and material shortages were some of the difficulties encountered. A total of 334,000 apartment units are estimated to be opened by the end of the year. “The pandemic ...

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Delays in Rental Assistance Due to State and Local Processing Issues
Property Management Blog
Landlords and tenants who are due rental assistance are having difficulties claiming these funds due to state and local processing delays. In early August, there were more than 7.9 million households still behind on rent. Although millions of these households are eligible for rental assistance, the administrative backlog is causing signif...

Friday, October 22, 2021

Bathroom Sinks: Why Two Are Better Than One
Property Management Blog
Most of us grew up with just one bathroom sink. But these days, two sinks in one bathroom are steadily gaining popularity, so you may find yourself wondering if it’s a good idea. With a little bit of research and some feedback from our clients, here is our list of why two bathroom sinks are better than one: Two sinks reduce wai...

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Who is Responsible for the Housing Shortage?
Property Management Blog
Why is there a housing shortage? Many Americans are quick to blame investment banks, large corporations, and institutional housing investors for the shortage of housing. One example of this misdirected blame is the criticism recently directed towards Blackrock, a giant investment bank. This housing institution buys family homes and turns ...

Friday, October 15, 2021

What Landlords Need to Do During a Plumbing Emergency
Property Management Blog
Plumbing emergencies are bound to happen sooner or later; it’s just one of those things you should expect when managing a rental property. When it does happen, don’t panic! Here are some helpful tips on what to do in different plumbing-related situations.1. Turn off the water supply.This is the first step you should do in any ...

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

The Demand for Housing Continues to Soar
Property Management Blog
The COVID-19 pandemic increased the demand for suburban homes when remote work and school forced people look for larger living spaces. Many people left urban areas and cities to move to the suburbs for bigger and more affordable homes. With housing prices soaring and the continued shortage of homes around the country, many people have dec...

Friday, October 8, 2021

The Top Three Features Tenants Are Looking For
Property Management Blog
The world has changed a lot in the past year and a half due to COVID-19. With the rise of remote work and working from home, potential tenants have more to think about when choosing where to live. Instead of commuting to work every day, many are spending more time working from home. Landlords need to up their game to make sure that t...

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