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Property values are finally on the rise. According to the National Association of Realtors, the median price for single-family homes is up 8.2 percent from last year. With property values increasing, investors have once again rediscovered the value of housing
Rules and regulations are the name of the game as a Small American Landlord. The Housing Voucher Program or better known as "Section 8" is like every other program in that it’s full of rules and regulations.
Around the country, many would-be homeowners have found that the costs of owning a home now exceed renting. While many economists beg to differ, when it comes to calculations, the details seem to make a significant difference.
VerticalRent now offers both VantageScore and FICO. It’s time to officially understand the similarities – and more importantly – their differences.
Two flavors of tenant screening are available, invite and instant. VerticalRent's latest release unveils a broad spectrum of tenant screening features for both independent landlords and large real estate brokerage firms.
Advertising your vacancies to potential applicants can feel like a full-time job unless you have the authoritative list of VerticalRent’s Top 50 Vacancy Advertising Websites.
The rental housing business is very local and it takes time and effort to understand a local market and all the nuances that go with it.
Recognized around the world for its football program and made famous by Joe Paterno and the Nittany Lions, Penn State is one of the most well-known universities in the country.
For fans of the hit TV show "The Office," Scranton, Pennsylvania, represents fond memories of the lovable cast who brought Dunder Mifflin to life each week. Surprisingly, some of the beloved places featured on the show actually exist.
While the American dream has traditionally been one of homeownership, more and more Americans are seeing that dream slip from their fingers.
Operating a rental property in Allentown, Pennsylvania, can be a solid business opportunity, but you must understand how to balance risks in order to take full advantage of the profit potential made available.
Known as the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, certainly has a lot going for it. It should come as little surprise that so many people are attracted to the idea of calling Philadelphia home.
Throughout the United States, the housing market has experienced a recovery, and the State of Virginia has increased demand.
While rents have been steadily on the rise the past few years, renters in Seattle have recently received a bit of good news in that fewer landlords have increased their rents over the past year.
Wisconsin landlords are allowed by the state to evict tenants who fail to pay rent on time. However, it is vital that landlords follow the proper legal framework to make evictions valid and avoid further complications.
In Missouri, renters are facing rising prices, reflecting a situation that is occurring throughout much of the United States.
For renters seeking available properties in Erie and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the search may be tougher than they expected. For instance, in Erie County, the number of renters has been on the rise in the last few years.
There may be more rental properties in development in Columbus, Ohio, but rent prices are still on the rise.
In Portland, Oregon, the average apartment rent is about $1,300, compared to about $1,180 just one year ago.
While Detroit, Michigan may have gained a poor reputation as both industry and residents fled the city in the aftermath of the Great Recession, today, that appears to be changing.