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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Five Most Common Rental Home Paint Finishes
Selecting paint colors for your rental home can be challenging—and the task isn’t complete when you finally choose a color! Deciding the appropriate paint finish is also a consideration. Below, a primer (no pun intended) on the five most common paint finishes: Eggshell – If you can envision the very subtle sheen o...

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Tips for Watering Your Rental Home Lawn
For many renters, watering the lawn is a guessing game—sometimes with a losing outcome. Knowing when and how to water your lawn is a science, says Bryan Ostlund, executive director of Grass Seed USA, a national coalition of grass seed farmers and academic turf specialists. “When it gets hot, the most common mistake people ma...

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Online Risks for Property Managers
More rental seekers are turning to online applications to secure housing—but as this method gains popularity, rental property managers must contend with online security concerns.“In today’s online and mobile era, residents expect quick approvals and smooth application processes, but property managers must remain cognizan...

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Ways to Spruce Up Your Rental Home Without Spending Money
Ready or not, spring is here, and with it comes the urge to open up your home to fresh breezes and sunshine. The trouble with that, as some renters lament, is that the furnishings may look a little tired.Before you replace a few big-ticket items, take a few tips from the editors of Home & Garden Magazine to spruce up your rental home ...

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Rent-Smart Tips for the First-Time Renter
For many, renting is a necessary stepping stone on the path to homeownership. Embark on the journey wisely with these rent-smart tips for the first-time renter, courtesy of NeighborWorks America. 1. Be on alert for rental scams. Scammers often advertise rentals that don’t exist or aren’t available (“phantom” ...

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Craigslist Rental Scams on the Rise
Apartment hunters in big cities know the drill: they spot a listing for a well-priced, attractive place and make an inquiry, only to be met with demands for an instant credit check or an upfront fee to access the full listing. Savvier home hunters spot these scams immediately, but others fall through the cracks, making popular rental list...

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Easy Tips to Decorate Your Rental Home
The living room is the room where most families spend the majority of their time. The TV is usually there, the comfy couches are there, and oftentimes the living room has the best view of the backyard. Sometimes, though, the living room needs some sprucing up. Here are three things you can do to instantly revolutionize the favorite room i...

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Renters Desire Pet Friendly Housing
Pets have found their way into the hearts—and homes—of over 125 million households across the country. Now, more so than ever before, pets are warranting consideration beyond that of their owners. On the house hunt, pets are playing a foremost role in the homebuying and renting decisions their owners make. “I ca...

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Where Renters are Moving in 2016
People move for all kinds of reasons—but as a recent Harris Poll® revealed, their decision-making is primarily driven by region. Just over half of respondents to the poll, and mostly millennials, said they’d consider moving to another state to live in an area with a better climate or better weather. Not surprisingly, cl...

Thursday, January 7, 2016

What Renovations have the Best Resale Value?
Investors look at a property very differently than a homebuyer and should take the time to look at it through their eyes when considering a remodeling project for an investment home. But which projects are most effective for the housing market? Here are home renovations that will improve a homes resale value no matter your budget:

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