Here’s What Seniors Want in an Apartment–and How to Win Their Business

We posted an article last week that looked at how and why rental demand is increasing among Americans ages 55 and above. This is a trend that is expected to continue as Baby Boomers age. So, the question becomes: How will you capture a share of the 55+ renter market? It’s important for landlords, property […]

Rental Demand on the Rise Among Americans Over Age 55

Most people tend to think of renters as young professionals who are just getting started. For many years, that may have been the case–but the demographic of renters has drastically changed since the Great Recession. Today, demand for rental housing is on the rise among people of all ages, incomes, and demographics. There’s one group […]

6 Tax Write-Offs That Landlords Won’t Want to Miss

Landlords have always enjoyed tremendous benefits from owning rental property. Nearly all of their expenses–such as mortgage interest–can be deducted, because owning investment property is treated the same as owning a more traditional business. As we head into prime time tax season, it’s important for landlords to understand the various tax write-offs available to them. […]

7 Tips for Handling a Hoarding Resident at Your Property

Every time I visit my parents’ house, I threaten to bring a commercial-grade dumpster with me the next time around. They just have TOO. MUCH. STUFF. It feels like the walls are caving in on me! You might feel the same way about a resident living at your property. Unfortunately, you can’t just show up […]

Don’t Overlook the Power of Social Media! 6 Ways to Engage Residents

Our frequent fliers may have read our recent article on how to attract Millennials to your rental properties. As that post noted, Millennials are a demographic 80 million strong. They’re now the largest group of renters and homebuyers in America. One of the best ways to appeal to Millennials, we wrote, is by treating them […]