AuthorDaniel San Nicolas

TWiRP- Apr 25, 2015

This week in rental property a shortage of rentals in Brevard North Carolina has led The United Way of Transylvania County to begin a “tiny house initiative”. Next, Airbnb makes the headlines yet again as opposition from Santa Ynez Valley government in California is less than happy about the single-family zoned areas being used as vacation rentals.Are your property taxes high? Time...

TWiRP- Apr 18, 2015

Two weeks ago, we followed the Seattle rental market and a property manager’s response to the situation here (link 5). This week in rental property, we visit a man who is taking action. We then turn our attention to the Newark Advocate who brings us a story of a stubborn city council who are refusing to develop stricter property maintenance codes. Spring is around the corner, and...

TWiRP- Apr 11, 2015

What is going on this week in rental property? If you’re asking yourself this question then you have arrived at the right place. The Commercial Property Executive provide their three priorities of retaining tenants. Next, we see opportunity in the form of short-term rentals. With Airbnb and other short-term opportunities, legislation is taking shape. See more on these developments in our...

Landlord Property Management Techniques

Property management is more than just a job, it’s a trade. So many factors can affect a landlord’s success in property management. Outsourcing jobs and using the right tools will allow you to optimize your profits and manage your time according to your wants and needs. These are  some of the most advanced landlord property management techniques that can help any landlord step up to...

TWiRP- Apr 3, 2015

This week in rental property we revisit the property scramble in Cuba. Some things to keep in mind when considering investing in this market are included in our first link. Cuba’s not the only geographic area with a property scramble. See more on the situation in Illinois below in link 2. Liability. It is a word that all landlords dread. Ever wonder what exactly you are liable for, or how...

TWiRP- Mar 28, 2015

Picture this: your tenant does something HUGELY disastrous, and pandemonium ensues. What do you do? This week in rental property we peer into the looking glass of disaster. Nobody wants to entertain the thought of catastrophe, but it is inevitable. Whether its a fire breaking out or a bomb threat, as in our first two articles below, it is always a good idea to have precautions put in place for...

TWiRP- Mar 21, 2015

This week in rental property, we look at litigation. Last week, an article (2nd link) followed the controversial litigation coined as rent control. Our first link below follows this topic in Santa Monica. Our next link follows an interesting tenant-landlord relationship, where a NY landlord sues a tenant for subletting his property on Airbnb without permission. Speaking of the tenant-landlord...

TWiRP- Mar 14, 2015

This week in rental property, we revisit with Jimmy Mcmillan who argues that his landlord is evicting him through an act of racism. See more on his situation in article one. Next, we take a look at rent control, and the tenants in Jersey who are advocating its implementation in order to ‘control’ their rent increases. Would this really help the cause? in other news, we look at how...

TWiRP- Mar 6, 2015

Urban development is continuing to change especially as millennials are moving. In our first article, we see this change and the effect that it has had on US cities today. We then take a step back and look at a caveat to this observation: could this be another result of the media glorifying reality? Following this, we look at Bloomberg Business’s article on the changing perspective of...

TWiRP- Feb 28, 2015

New York, New York! It can be a great place to visit, but is it a great place to rent? Rent-stabilization and other rent-controlling laws make the rental market a sticky situation. Some of the situations are just too much. Ash on your clothes from a tenant below? This does not sound like a fun place to live. Construction in the same building that you’re living in, even while you’ve...

TWiRP- Feb 21, 2015

Watch out world! This week in rental property we take a closer look at internet scams. The risk of being scammed may be higher than you think, especially due to the fact that many of us use our good friend the internet to help fill vacant properties. We also take a look at a great website that is looking to become a safe haven for landlords and property managers trying to post their rental...

TWiRP- Feb 14, 2015

With all of this talk about trending rent increases leading to the rent-affordability crisis, as coined by Zillow, we discover a new and interesting solution that provides smaller, but more affordable rental housing to lower income tenants living in the city. We also take a look at renters insurance, and what burning questions most landlords and tenants have. Forbes takes a closer look at where...

TWiRP- Feb 7, 2015

This week in TWiRP, we continue to follow the trend of rent increases. This seems to be the underlying factor that plays a role in many of the rental markets today. Could this mean more money for the landlords and property managers? With the economy in a prosperous swing, along with tenants having more money in their pockets, the marketplace is shifting and experts are taking note of this. Though...

TWiRP: Jan 31, 2015

Week 3: I’ve lost track of time and the articles are turning into zombies… It’s a new week and of course there’s more news in rental property! If this is your first time checking out This Week In Rental Property (TWiRP), the weekly segment that brings you the newest articles in rental property from around the web, then check out last week’s news here. So, what’s new this week in...

TWiRP: Jan 24, 2015

Hello again! It’s a new week and of course there’s more news in rental property! If this is your first time checking out This Week In Rental Property (TWiRP), the weekly segment that brings you the newest articles in rental property from around the web, then check out last week’s news here. So, what’s new this week in the rental property world? We’ve tracked down useful articles from...

TWiRP: Jan 17, 2015

This Week in Rental Property (TWiRP) is a new weekly segment that features articles that we found interesting from all over the web that property managers and landlords everywhere would want to read. So be sure to check back with us each Saturday to see what’s relevant in the rental world! What’s going on this week in the realm of rental properties? Here at Rentpost we seek to go above and...

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