Category: Owner Market

  • Savvy Building Owners are Doubling Down on the Student Housing Market

    And it’s paying off with +30% Property Returns. Fifty-five percent of all college students in the U.S. live in rental housing. As a result of the pandemic, U.S. student housing trends have shifted to micro-units, studio-type dwellings, and double-bedroom apartments, as students desire more privacy (or seclusion) than dormitories can provide.  Smart building owners looking […]

  • 3 Ways to Leverage Your Rental Investments & Reduce “Off-Season” Vacancies

    As building owners understand, some months are slower than others. This seasonality has a significant influence on the rental market. As industry reports indicate, apartment searches peak in July before tapering off in the final three months of the year. So, a space that sits empty at the end of the year priced at $2000 […]

  • 5 Tips to Grow Your NOI in 2022 From Top Rental Experts

    2022 is primed to be a year for growth and record profits for building owners. With home prices and mortgage rates continuing to rise in 2022, the increasingly competitive home buying market means that those who can’t compete for a home will likely continue to rent. And for the occupants, who moved in with family […]

  • A New Generation of Renters: How GenZ is Changing the Apartment Rental Game (Infographic)

    GenZ is often labeled unsociable and tech-dependent, cautious about their future, and addicted to social media. But what if we told you their tech-savvy ways and care for what the future looks like are changing the apartment rental game? We surveyed 1,000 of these “digital natives”… here’s what we found: GenZ would rather get free […]

  • How to Market Your Apartment for Rent and Attract New Tenants

    There are lots of good potential tenants looking for a great apartment like yours. You just need to know how to advertise your rental property to reach these prospective renters and show them why they should be clambering to lease from you.  For all the property owners out there wondering how to market your apartment […]

  • How Does a Month-to-Month Lease Work? What Landlords Need to Know

    As a landlord, you have options when it comes to setting lease terms. In some cases, a month-to-month lease might make more sense than a traditional one-year lease. But before you can decide if a short-term lease is a good fit for your situation, you need to understand the details of how month-to-month leases work.  […]

  • Landlord Tips: 11 Ways to Increase Your Success as a New Landlord

    Being a landlord can be personally rewarding and financially lucrative. You have an opportunity to provide quality housing to your renters while creating recurring income from your appreciating asset.   But being a landlord is also challenging. Not only are you responsible for the condition of the building, but you also need to understand how to […]

  • Month-to-Month Rental Agreement Template For Landlords

    Month-to-month rental agreements are leases that automatically renew on a monthly basis unless either the landlord or tenant serves proper notice to the other party to terminate the lease. Month-to-month leases are often used when: A long-term lease ends and both parties agree to go month-to-month to avoid a long-term commitment. Traveling professionals (like travel […]

  • Short-Term Rentals vs. Long-Term Rentals: Benefits and Challenges for Owners

    Are you comparing short-term rentals vs. long-term rentals to decide which terms you should offer your renters? And are you a little confused on what is considered a long-term rental and what is considered a short-term rental since the definitions seem to depend on who you ask? It’s not just you! The definition of long-term […]

  • How To Calculate Square Footage of a Room

    Whether you’re a renter, homeowner, or real estate investor, knowing how to calculate square feet is a handy skill to master. Properly calculating square footage can save you from making big mistakes when moving to a new apartment, renovating a home, or buying real estate. And it’s not that difficult to learn! In this article, we’ll: […]