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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 U.S. Construction Spending Up 8.5% Year-Over-Year Recent analysis of new home sales data by the NAHB’s Eye on Housing reveals that the share of cash purchases has climbed in each of the past...

Your “Weekly Round Up” 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 U.S. Homeownership & Rental Vacancy Rates for Q3 2022 The U.S. government is reporting that the national vacancy rates for Q3, 2022 were 6% for rental housing and 0.9% for homeowner housing. The national...

8 Tips to Boost Their Credit Score

How high can their score go? What's their credit score? It's an important number for your clients to know because it measures their financial health. Lenders use this number to determine whether or not to extend credit to someone. Credit scores range from 300 to 850. A score of 670 or above is considered good. The higher the score means they'll...

Your “Weekly Round Up” 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 Pending Home Sales Down 2% in August The National Association of Realtors is reporting that pending home sales were down 2% in August, 2022. Click here to read more. New Single-Family Home Sales Up 28.8%...

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...