10 06, 2019

What Millennials Want From Rental Properties

By |2019-06-09T14:12:34-04:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Hard Money, Home Improvements, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Leasing Your Property|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Millennials are the largest generation we've ever had. If you own rental properties, it's wise to know what this generation is looking for in a rental property. Here are the main factors Millennials are looking for in a rental property. Close To Work Millennials like to live near where they work. They aren't as concerned about the quality of schools or whether or not the neighborhood is quiet. They are mostly seeking rental properties close to work. They don't want to commute far. If they can ride their bike or walk to work, even better. They're also happy to hop

25 04, 2019

Suburban Landlords Can Appeal To Young Families’ Renting Needs

By |2019-06-19T23:12:11-04:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: Hard Money|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Landlords with homes in suburban areas will benefit by understanding the needs and desires of the young Millenial renting families. Millennials love urban life, but often move to suburban areas when they begin growing their families. Landlords can take note of this and this demographic's needs. While staying within the bounds of the Fair Housing Act, landlords can still offer amenities that appeal to these demographics. Make sure that in your advertising you highlight amenities interesting to this group. Are there good schools nearby? What about parks? Family-friendly entertainment? Remember, just because these Millennials have moved out of the city

24 01, 2019

Can A Landlord Ever Deny An Emotional Support Animal?

By |2019-01-24T01:35:49-05:00January 24th, 2019|Categories: Hard Money, HUD, Investing, Investment Properties, Leases, Leasing Your Property|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you're a landlord, you should familiarize yourself with federal Fair Housing laws regarding Emotional Support Animals. We touched on the subject of Emotional Support Animals briefly in a recent blog post about allowing pets in your rental units. The first thing you should know is that as far as the federal Fair Housing laws under the Fair Housing Act are concerned, an Emotional Support Animal is not a pet. An animal registered as an Emotional Support Animal is a medical tool. Emotional Support Animals And Pet-Related Fees Since and Emotional Support Animal isn't a pet, it's important for landlords

30 07, 2018

Allowing Pets on Your Rental Property

By |2018-07-29T23:11:38-04:00July 30th, 2018|Categories: Income, Investment Properties, Tenants|Tags: , , |0 Comments

When you advertise your rental property as "no pets allowed," you run the risk of eliminating many renters. Allowing pets makes for a larger prospective pool of renters. Plus, a majority of those renters with pets actually make more money on average. According to Practical Apartment Management, by Edward Kelly, more than six out of ten pet owners earn over $50,000 a year. On top of that, since it is hard for tenants to find different places to live that accept pets, when they find a rental home that allows pets, they usually stay longer. Plus if you do allow