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Short Term vs. Long Term Rentals

Short Term vs. Long Term Rentals

Thinking about investing in rental properties? Having a sound strategy means knowing whether the property will be rented long term or short term. Both rental types have their own advantages and disadvantages,  so it’s best if landlords are familiar with both types...
The Most Common Tenant Complaints

The Most Common Tenant Complaints

Property owners and administrators normally face an uphill battle when creating a conducive environment for tenants to live in. Most jurisdictions around the globe require landlords and property administrators to create a suitable, safe, and hygienic environment for...
Customer Service for Landlords

Customer Service for Landlords

As a landlord or property manager, your tenants are the foundation of your success. Without them, just like in any business, you would not succeed. You should always look at your tenants as customers and treat them as such. If you take care of your tenants, they will...
Should You Remodel or Rebuild?

Should You Remodel or Rebuild?

When your home (or your rental property) begins to show signs of wear and tear, you’re often faced with making a few, rather complicated decisions. The first is whether to stay or sell. Seems simple enough. If you decide to stay, however, you must decide whether you...
Tips for First-Time Home Flippers: Part 2

Tips for First-Time Home Flippers: Part 2

It’s time to continue on with Part 2 of my series discussing tips on ensuring house flipping is profitable and not risky. Tip 4: Keep Updated On Current Market And Design Trends. Current local and universal trends help house flippers know where the biggest bang...
Should You Manage Your Rental Properties Yourself?

Should You Manage Your Rental Properties Yourself?

There are plenty of responsibilities involved with making sure that rental properties have occupants. Some of these include placing ads, showing properties and answering phone calls. Some owners choose to handle these responsibilities on their own. Others choose to...
Tips For First-Time Home Flippers: Part 1

Tips For First-Time Home Flippers: Part 1

Can house flipping be a worthy investment that doesn’t hold unnecessary risk? Side hustles, such as house flipping, were once just a great way to get ahead of life’s curve, but, in today’s economy, side hustles are often necessary just to make ends meet. Whether it’s...
How to Attract Desirable Tenants To Your Rental Property

How to Attract Desirable Tenants To Your Rental Property

Attracting desirable tenants is harder than it looks for most property owners. While there are external factors that could prevent tenants from applying for residency in your building, there also some things that are very much within your control as a property...
Big Data and Multi-Family Renovations

Big Data and Multi-Family Renovations

These days it seems like the “it” topic is big data. The creation of blockchain along with new and innovative ways to collect and record information is creating exciting conversations across all industries and property development is no exception. Contractors and...
Principles of Urban Development

Principles of Urban Development

Urban planning is becoming one of the most important aspects of the construction industry. Rural-urban migration has caused an increased population in almost every major city in the world. The additional population require the construction of housing and other...