How Will Virtual and Augmented Reality Impact the Real Estate Industry in 2018 and Beyond?

Real estate technology is evolving at a rapid speed. Various hardware and software applications have drastically improved how landlords, property managers, and homeowners associations manage their operations. Artificial intelligence is smack-dab in the middle of all of the real estate tech excitement–but what does AI really mean? Artificial intelligence refers to computer systems that are […]

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 […]