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Renovating Your Rental Property? 7 Design Trends to Avoid

Renovating your rental property can be an overwhelming and expensive process. It’s understandable that most landlords push this kind of project to the back burner. However, periodically renovating your rental property has a ton of benefits, such as making your unit more attractive to potential renters; keeping it aligned with market value; and potentially preventing […]

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 […]

How Can Hardscaping & Softscaping Improve Your Property’s Appeal & Sustainability?

There’s no better time than the beginning of spring to improve the appeal and sustainability of your rental property or HOA community. In this post, we’ll talk about hardscaping and softscaping: What the difference is between the two, and how you can develop feasible, cost-effective plans for your property’s outdoor areas. — 5 Tips for […]

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. […]