How to Choose the Right Tenant Screening Company

How to Choose the Right Tenant Screening Company
A recent study found that 44.1 million Americans are renters. For many people buying a home is simply too expensive, so instead, people are left with the option to rent an apartment. As a landlord, you’ll need to know if an applicant has participated in previous crimin...

Support Animals in Rentals: What You Need to Know

Support Animals in Rentals: What You Need to Know
Many people don't realize just how much value support animals provide in the United States alone. In 2019, there were almost 200,000 emotional support animals throughout the country. Being a support animal is a difficult job, and only about 1/3 of dogs are able to make it thr...

How to Choose the Right Rental Property Management Agency

How to Choose the Right Rental Property Management Agency
Pittsburgh is one of the top 50 places to rent in the US. With rents increasing by 5% year over year and increased desirability for renters, now is the perfect time to get started in rental property investment.Plus, there are ways to make the process easier. A rental property man...

For Rent by Owner: How to Rent Out Your Property Yourself

For Rent by Owner: How to Rent Out Your Property Yourself
Did you know that over one-third of U.S. residents rent their homes? That's 42.9 million households.For many Americans, the cost of buying a house is out of reach, so they're looking to rent a home.Do you have real estate you'd like to rent? Perhaps you want to bring ...

What Is a Security Deposit? A Property Management Guide

What Is a Security Deposit? A Property Management Guide
Renting can reap rewards. The median asking rent in 2021 was $1,203. Yet this is just one payment you can receive when you rent out a property. You can make money off of a security deposit, once you figure out how it works. What is a security deposit? How much should yo...

What Is Vacancy Rate and Why Is It Important? All You Need To Know

What Is Vacancy Rate and Why Is It Important? All You Need To Know
A rental property makes no money if there aren’t any renters in it. Knowing the rental vacancy rate for the property and neighborhood helps an investor determine whether enough money will come in via rents to justify the expense of buying the property. If you’re now ...

The Ultimate Guide to Turnkey Rental Properties

The Ultimate Guide to Turnkey Rental Properties
Are you looking for an investment opportunity that will bring in immediate income? Are you considering turnkey rental properties?Most rental properties involve some maintenance before you rent them out. And that could include more than a fresh coat of paint. Turnkey properties, h...

3 Complete Property Maintenance Tips for Landlords

3 Complete Property Maintenance Tips for Landlords
As a landlord, you have plenty of responsibilities. Many of these responsibilities are to your tenants. You need to maintain a habitable property if you want great tenants to stay with you. Part of your job is to take care of property maintenance. Complete property maintenan...

Top 5 Trends to Know About the Pennsylvania Housing Market 2021

Top 5 Trends to Know About the Pennsylvania Housing Market 2021
The pandemic has caused some crazy shifts in the housing market, with the national house value now being $374,900, which is a $50,000 increase from just a year ago. The Pennsylvania housing market is no exception here, with noticeable changes in its own right. But, what...
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