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In the US, there are certain regulations that must be followed when investing in a property and renting it to another individual. In the state of Iowa, the rental inspection requirement of landlords changed in 2017 within several cities, with different requirements now needed.
Whether you are a first-time rental property owner or have been in the industry for several years, one aspect that is ever-lasting is tenant screening. The term tenant screening is used to describe a review process for potential tenants.
Late last year and into 2018, the United States has seen a significant amount of snowfall. In states such as Massachusetts, rental property owners are liable when it comes to removing snow from the driveway as well as walkways.
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.
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.
Those looking to invest in California may be worried about wildfires. Read below on how they've impacted the market.
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.
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.
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.
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?