Here at RentPost, we’ve been tracking the movement of capital towards rental investments for a long time now. There have been many signs that the rent industry is the next booming sector in real estate (and with some luck, that boom won’t turn into a bubble). But this month, some new insight has come out on just how strong this market can ride.
Data tracker CoreLogic released a report that, among other things, points to a $100 billion valuation of the market for foreclosed homes turned into rentals. Yeah, $100 billion. And that’s for this year alone.
The number of seniors applying for reverse mortgages is going up, according to a new study by MetLife. The study finds that not only is that number going up, but seniors are demanding reverse mortgages at younger ages.
The average age of seniors using reverse mortgages is 73, but 46% of homeowners considering it are under age 70.
Essentially, more seniors are asking for reverse mortgages earlier. What does this mean?
I recently came across an article that uses a mnemonic device to help folks develop new ideas to innovate products and processes across all fields of industry and life in general. The means for doing so, that I will briefly discuss below, can be found in more depth in the original article, but I’ll apply it here to property managers specifically. So, I encourage readers to visit the original article to explore the psychological explanations provided.
Here’s the mnemonic device:
S = Substitute?
C = Combine?
A = Adapt?
M = Magnify? = Modify?
P = Put to other uses?
E = Eliminate?
R = Rearrange? = Reverse?