10 trends shaping real estate in 2019


The 36th annual Emerging Trends in Real Estate report by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Urban Land Institute points to 10 changes in the industry that are gaining momentum.  Read more by clicking here. The 18-hour city A phenomenon that began 20 years ago, the “city that never sleeps” applies to more than just the Big Apple […]

A survival guide for fledgling landlords

Student Accomodation

Sometimes, when landlord Leigh Robinson has tenants who are late with the rent, he might send them a cartoon — a gentle jab to remind them to pay up. If that method fails, or if the tenants are complete deadbeats, he might bribe them to move out. Some of his management techniques may be a […]

Thinking About Buying a Rental Property? Read This First


If you’re looking to invest in real estate, but don’t want the hassle of becoming a landlord, then this might be the most important message you will ever read.  Read more by clicking here. Here’s why: I’ve found a way to collect regular rent cheques without buying a single property. Now ordinary investors are using this method to earn thousands […]

Official lays out renters’ rights for Rhode Island landlords


Refusing to rent apartments to students, or anyone 18 or older on the basis of age, and failing to allow reasonable changes to accommodate people with disabilities, are common ways landlords can run afoul of federal and state fair housing laws.  Read more by clicking here. Generally, any rules set by landlords have to be […]

Looking for extra money? Try downstairs


Joy and Dick Moore’s children moved out of the family’s four-bedroom Victorian in New York years ago, but the couple — now retired — haven’t downsized. Instead, in 2014, the Moores listed one of their rooms on Airbnb, a vacation rental website.  Read more by clicking here. Renting out part of your home — particularly […]

What Landlords Need to Know for Tax Time


Federal income tax filing season officially began this week.  Read more by clicking here. Though this season isn’t likely to bring cheer, rental property owners have reason to look on the bright side. Landlords actually get many tax advantages that can make the tax pill a little easier to swallow — so make sure you’re […]

How Landlords And Students Can Have The Best Relationship


Knowing how to deal with difficult personalities is always something that will come in handy in this situation, and in life in general. One major thing you can do to ensure an efficient, professional and generally good relationship with your landlord is to be the ideal tenant. Obviously, before anything else, you’re going to want […]

Is Landlord A Title You Can Live With?


With the economy on the upswing and the real estate market rejuvenated, investing in property is once again on the rise. Acquiring a rental property seems to be on the minds of many real estate seekers, particularly those considering the option of attaining landlord status. Multifamily residences and apartment buildings are doing well not only […]

The 10 Residents Every Landlord Encounters


In every apartment complex where college students are being housed, landlords will encounter several types of students, both good and bad.  Read more by clicking here. 1. The Needy Resident Maintenance is constantly in this apartment, and you’ve actually memorized their number because they’ve called you so often. While it’s nice to feel needed, the […]

Why Property Investors Are Moving Into the Student Sector

Student Accomodation

Private sector investment in student property has been growing rapidly in the past few years. Once only on the edge of most investors’ radar, it is now a popular and high-value sector that gets plenty of media attention. But just what is making student property so attractive to investors? There are a number of factors […]