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Theft-Proof Rehabbing

By Pete Youngs - Real Estate Blogger One of the most common things I run across no matter where in the country our properties may be, is theft or vandalism. I don’t know any investor that has not faced this as sad as that may be. It doesn’t always have to be serious, but it is always inconvenient. From neighborhood kids...

Who Can You Give Blood To?

By Brad Beckett Do you know your blood type or that of a close family member? Statista says it might surprise you to learn that an awful lot of people have no idea, and even less know how compatible their blood type is with others if it were to come to an emergency. Today's chart (using data from the American Society...

The Importance of Kickout Flashings

Hello! It’s hard to believe that October is already here. This month, we wanted to cover one of the most commonly noted items in our inspection reports… kickout flashings. Questions regarding kickout flashings have come up a few times this month and we thought it would make a great topic to share with you. Read on to get a quick overview...

Your “Weekly Roundup” from National REIA

Your weekly news & updates Here is this week's "Weekly Roundup" from Real Estate Investing Today, the news & views site from the National Real Estate Investors Association. Visit our Website CPI Says Food Prices See Highest Increase Since Carter Years The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting that the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) was up 0.1% in August,...

Why You Should Get Going with Corporate Rentals

Landlords have always had the ability to woo business travelers to their rentals. But now that online travel agencies such as Airbnb, HomeAway, and TripAdvisor have gone mainstream, it’s easier than ever! Let’s define a corporate rental as a dwelling that’s lease directly to a company or a business traveler who has a housing allowance. If a company is paying for the...

The Blame Game is a No-Win for Landlords

If you have spent more than 30 seconds in the last year watching cable news, you are more than familiar with something called “the blame game.” Regardless of political party affiliation, age, race, gender, sexual preference or any of a host of other categories, it appears that our society has become a place of great divide. As a landlord you are not immune...

Your “Weekly Roundup” News & Updates from National REIA

Your weekly news & updates Here is this week's "Weekly Roundup" from Real Estate Investing Today, the news & views site from the National Real Estate Investors Association. Visit our Website Yardi Says Multifamily Rent Growth Slows, But Still Strong According to the latest Yardi Matrix Multifamily Report, the average U.S. multifamily rents dropped $1 to $1,718 in August, marking the first month-over month...

The Hidden Market

By Tony Youngs We are well into the year 2022 and we must be focused and up to date on our investment strategy. The competition for good deals is fierce. There is plenty of money available but good deals are few and far between. That makes people over pay and profit dwindles away. There is always someone who will pay more...

23 Ways to Make Quick Money in One Day

Summer is here, but many Americans are still wondering when the market rebound will happen. An uptick in the Federal Reserve’s interest rate, rising inflation, and increased cost of living have many people feeling the pinch. In many cases, people are asking themselves how to make quick money in one day. While these methods won’t buy you a property on Park...

Your “Weekly Roundup” News & Updates from National REIA

Your weekly news & updates Here is this week's "Weekly Roundup" from Real Estate Investing Today, the news & views site from the National Real Estate Investors Association. Visit our Website S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index Shows 18% Annual Home Price Gain Los Angeles’ Channel 7 (KABC) is reporting that, despite pleas from frustrated landlords, the LA City Council voted 11-1 in late July to...