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Jackson, MS, Real Estate Firm Settles Housing Discrimination Complaint

  • Saturday, January 27, 2018
  Mississippi   

The Federal Fair Housing Act protects renters and homebuyers from discrimination related to race, color, religion, sex, national original, disability, and familial status. Landlords and real estate agents must adhere to the act’s guidelines when selling, renting, and showing properties to potential tenants or buyers. The act ensures that everyone gets a fair shake when buying or renting real estate.

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Two Top Florida Cities for Rental Property Investment

  • Thursday, January 25, 2018
  Florida   

When it comes to rental property investments, one state that often comes to mind is Florida. Known as a top vacation destination state, Florida provides investors with ample opportunity to purchase vacation rental homes, condos and other property to generate income.

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2017 California Wildfires Can Impact the State’s Real Estate Market

  • Wednesday, January 24, 2018
  California   

Those looking to invest in California may be worried about wildfires. Read below on how they've impacted the market.

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Boston’s Real Estate Market is the 7th Most Expensive in North America

  • Wednesday, December 20, 2017
  Massachusetts   

Boston’s real estate market has a long history of high prices. In fact, it’s not uncommon for people to avoid real estate in Boston because of the costs associated with it. Just how unaffordable it is might come as a surprise, though. Boston is the seventh-most expensive real estate market in North America, according to the International Housing Affordably Study.

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Atlanta’s Gentrification Problem - How it Impacts Real Estate

  • Wednesday, December 13, 2017
  Georgia   

Gentrification has long been a well-known problem for Atlanta’s residents. The longstanding issue recently made national news when candidates in the city’s latest mayoral race talked quite a bit about gentrification and the impact it has on real estate and residents. National publications picked the story up, and now all eyes are on Atlanta.

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Why Is Colorado One of the Least Affordable Places to Live?

  • Wednesday, December 6, 2017
  Colorado   

Sixty percent of U.S. markets saw an improvement in home affordability in quarter three of 2017. Colorado was not one of those markets. Denver County in Colorado has one of the lowest affordability indexes in the United States, and the rest of the state isn’t far behind. In fact, it’s getting so bad that lots of people simply cannot afford to live in the state.

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101 Insider Secrets to Filling Rental Vacancies Fast!

  • Friday, December 1, 2017
  Rental Market   Advertising & Marketing   

Rental vacancy advertising has changed a lot over the years. Back in the old days, people flipped through newspapers to find vacant properties. That evolved, and landlords started putting ads up in local libraries and grocery stores. Now, with the help of the internet, people have more options than ever before. Modern listing management software like VerticalRent® empowers landlords, brokers, and property managers with a unified lead experience. What does that mean?

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Aftermath: Irma Hits Orlando Real Estate Market Hard

  • Wednesday, November 29, 2017
  Florida   

When you think of Hurricane Irma, you think of devastation. You picture debris sitting on roadsides and people displaced from their homes. The hurricane also had a devastating effect on the real estate market. Counties in Central Florida reported over $100 million in damages from the hurricane, with $60 million of those damages in Osceola County. This damage caused the Orlando area real estate market to take quite a hit. Buying and selling hit a standstill while people tried to rebuild their liv

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San Francisco Renters Need Higher Credit Scores Than Renters in Other Cities

  • Friday, November 24, 2017
  California   

San Francisco has some of the highest rents in the entire country. Rent isn’t the only thing that’s high in the city, though. Landlords here also require higher credit scores than those in other cities do, according to a study from RentCafe.

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CBRE Global Investor Intentions Survey Ranks Los Angeles as #1 International Real Estate Investor Hotspot

  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017
  California   

Los Angeles is the preferred North American destination for international real estate investors, according to the CBRE Global Investor Intentions Survey. Other popular North American cities/regions include Dallas/Fort Worth; New York; Washington, DC; and Atlanta.

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