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 this is true, our second article reminds landlords to treat their tenants right. Rent increases may be the name of the game at the moment, but if tenants leave, some landlords may be left with vacancies and negative cash flow. We also feature a helpful tool from Biggerpockets that may be the key to calculating your next investment.
- Bloomberg, in their article on the potential of secondary markets for office space investors, provokes the reader to wonder if renting in these lower-cost markets might be an opportunity for landlords and property managers alike:
- This is Money brings us an interesting story of a tenant from the UK, which is applicable to the tenant-landlord relationship that occurs in every rental market. It is a good reminder to treat your tenants with respect and be reasonable with your pricing. This article’s suggestions could save you from losing a tenant due to rent increases!
- The Austin Business Journal introduces a commonality we have been observing as 2015 continues to unford. Rent Increases! Check out what their experts are saying about Austin’s rental market below:
- This week’s TWiRP features a special inclusion of the real estate investment calculators listed below. If you would like some help in calculating the your next investment, this page is a great place to start!: