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This week in rental property, mortgage rates fell below 4% after the Federal Reserve signaled to increase interest rates this year. CNBC cited the expected effects of the Fed’s rate hike. Once again, U.S. home rental prices rose in June with the homeownership rate down to the lowest level in 48 years. According to a […]

college housing

Investing in college housing is a great way to get started in this business. Even though there are a few negative aspects, it can be a very smart investment if done the right way. Here are a few of the reasons why you should consider investing in college housing: College Kids Always Need a Place […]

refinancing

Refinancing a mortgage- whether its real estate or your own home- can be a life saver! It can dramatically cut your monthly bill, giving you the funds you need for a car payment, student loans, enjoying life or whatever you want. Here are a few refinancing guidelines to keep in mind before you move forward. […]

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This week in rental property, a Novel laureate, Robert J. Shiller cited that the housing market isn’t rational on the New York Times. Due to the uncertainty in the world economy, 30-year fixed mortgage rate fell 0.05 percent from last week. According to Freddie Mac report, West Coast states provides the lowest mortgage rates. U.S. […]

rental agreement

If you’re new to property management, you should know that the rental agreement is one of the most important things you’ll be in charge of for your properties. Some landlords may already have an agreement in place, but others will expect you to draw up the contract and ensure that everything is included that needs […]

property management blog

One of the greatest things about real estate is that you don’t need to be born with a silver spoon to become successful. In fact, people successful investors had to work their way up! To prove that point, here are a few property management blogs to check out. Some are more successful than others, but […]

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This week in rental property, 30-year fixed mortgage rates rose to 4.09 percent. With home prices rising back to its pre-recession state, limits on jumbo mortgages for single-family residence may be raised for the first time in a decade. Forbes conducted a talk on how the SCOTUS ruling on same-sex marriage will affect the housing […]

condo property management

Condominium property management is a segment of property management that is different from the others. Although sharing some similarities, condo property management is different from managing single-family homes or apartment buildings. If you’re considering condo property management for your next property management endeavor, consider the ways in which it’s different. Consider Community Needs Getting involved […]

property management companies

You don’t become one of the largest property management companies without knowing your stuff. To survive in this tough industry, you have to be willing to constantly market for new clients, keep current clients happy and select top-quality tenants. To give you an example of how that’s done, let’s take a look at the best […]

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This week in rental property, the 30-year fixed mortgage rate slipped to 4.04 percent with the rising concerns on the world economy. HUD announces new fair housing rules to strengthen fair housing practice. CNBC gave an outlook on the housing market for the second half of the year. Interestingly, HUD released a report on housing […]

rent to own

The housing market today is still recovering from the housing crash, especially the homeowner part of the housing market. Less people are buying and more are renting. Housing sales, while improving, are still low. This makes a great opportunity for a rent to own setup between you and your buyer. What are the basics of […]

apartment management

Depending on the property, apartment management can be very similar to managing a single family home. …but that’s usually not the case. Property management for apartment complexes tends to bring its own challenges for several reasons: Multiple Tenants Even if you have a small complex, you’re going to be dealing with at least 2 tenants […]

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This week in rental property, mortgage rates climbed up to the highest levels for the year. We take a look at some of the reactions towards the last week’s controversial Supreme Court ruling on Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. More and more studies are showing the age […]

Housing Trends

Harvard recently published a study regarding housing the United States. Topics covered included housing markets, demographics, homeownership, the rental market, and housing challenges. What are some trends, opportunities, and challenges that were presented in the study, and what does this mean for owners, investors, and property managers? Housing Trends 01: Homeownership Down, Rentals Up! Homeownership […]

landlord rights

Believe it or not, there are not many spelled out landlord rights that pertain throughout the U.S. Instead, most laws regarding landlord/tenant relationships are dealt with at the state level. This can be a challenge, considering that many landlords own rental properties in multiple states. The good news is that there are a few general […]

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This week in rental property, long term mortgage rate edged up to 4.02 percent. Home buyers and sellers heading into the busy summer season have been eyeing mortgage rates wondering how long the good times can last. According to a report release on Wednesday by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, more Americans are […]

What life stage are you in? Your property problems change along with life stage. Find out the property solutions that fits to where you are in life.

Housing needs change as often as we do, and finding the right rental or investment property to fit your needs is challenging no matter where you are in life. At RentPost, we provide property solutions for property problems, whether you are a renter, a beginning property manager, or an experienced real estate investor. College Students […]

property management services

Despite what most investors tend to think, property management services aren’t limited to just collecting rent and finding new tenants. Even though these are important services that can take a lot of time, a good property manager will do a lot more for you. Here are just a few examples of property management services. Improve […]

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This week in rental property, mortgage rates pulled back by 0.04 percent from last week’s 4.04 percent to 4.00 percent. On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve announced that it plans to raise interest rates later this year. We take a look at the LA Times article on the effects of federal funds rate on the economy and the […]

online property management

If your property management business is getting more time consuming than ever, consider going online for your property management needs. Online property management is simpler than you think. There are many different software options out there and other services that are available for your convenience. What are some other ways you can transfer your property […]

what is property management

Investing in real estate is one of the best things you can do with your money. Time and time again, it’s proven to be a sound investment for consistent cash flow- especially if you’re able to hold the property for a long time. But managing a lot of real estate can be a HUGE pain. Especially […]

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This week in rental property, 30-year fixed mortgage rates has climbed over 4% for the first time this year. With this in mind, we take a look at the trend in homeownership rate written by the Wall Street Journal. Time.com says that renting a home is the norm for the new households. A study shows […]

landlord property management

When you manage your own property, there are ups and downs to the process. Whether you’ve recently acquired a property that needs managing and you think you’re the best person for the job, or you just don’t trust your property to anyone else, here are some pros and cons to consider for landlord property management. […]

property investment

America, the land of dreams! What better place to invest in residential property? Living in a different country shouldn’t be a deterrent. You too can own a slice of the United States! Property investment for foreigners isn’t as difficult as you may think. Keep in mind some of the following information as you pursue American […]

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This week in rental property, 30-year fixed mortgage rates remained at the highest level of the year, at 3.87 percent. CNBC covers how the market is responding to the upward trend of the rates. Business Insider compares the behavioral difference of homeowners of today and the past. With the rate on the rise, U.S. News & […]