The federal government is stepping in to assist homeowners, but renters are being left out in the cold:
One easy way landlords and property managers can prepare for an economic downturn is to report resident rental payments to the major credit bureaus.
With Robert Locke RMP, MPM and Attorney Monica Gilroy
(Monica will be involved in some classes but not all)
This is a comprehensive look at the Tenant Cycle that all property management companies experience in their businesses. From Procurement through Move out, this is an immersive examination of the details involved in the day to day administration of the tenants.
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It will take us six to twelve months to get it all posted, and we’ll keep posting more as time goes on, but there will be more than you can digest before the end of the year.
There is still plenty of snow blanketing a wide swath of the nation's neighborhoods, but the spring housing market is just around the corner. This year, it will be more competitive than ever, with the supply of homes for sale at record lows and rising mortgage rates threatening to make the situation even worse.
President's Day is considered the start of the busiest season for housing, with big builders touting holiday sales to kick it off.
This presentation offers insight into the business risks associated with household pets as well as service/companion animals. The presentation covers federal guidelines from HUD, ADA, HIPAA and more.
Some of the questions that will be answered are:
- What are the risks with renting to tenants with pets?
- How can you mitigate pet risk(s)?
- What is a service animal (ADA)?
Homeownership doesn't build wealth, study finds
- Households are better off taking control of their finances than relying on fluctuating home values.
- The homeownership rate is still hovering near its record low, yet demand has been steadily rising.
- Nationwide, since the recession, there have been two distinct housing markets.
The question of rent versus buy has been wildly popular during the housing recovery.
Single-family rentals — either detached homes or townhomes — are developing faster than any other portion of the housing market. These rentals outpace both single-family home purchases and apartment-style living, according to the Urban Institute.
“Almost all the housing demand in recent years has been filled by rental units,” says Sara Strochak, a research assistant with the Urban Institute.
Orlando Conference 2017
When we teach a workshop on any topic we like to provide materials to help students implement some of the ideas shared in the class. This page was specially created for the students that attend our Orlando Conference workshop. We will provided the things we discuss in class along with some training videos and material that you and your staff may also wish to consider.
Tampa Conference 2017
When we teach a workshop on any topic we like to provide materials to help students implement some of the ideas shared in the class. This page was specially created for the students that attended our Tampa Conference workshop. We will provided the things we discuss in class along with some training videos and material that you and your staff may also wish to consider.
- More U.S. households are headed by renters than at any point since at least 1965.
- However, the top renter regret is not buying.
More people are renting than at any other point in the past 50 years.
In 2016, 36.6 percent of household heads rented their home, close to the 1965 number of 37 percent, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center based on data from the Census Bureau.
Millions of consumers will wake up to a higher credit score this month, (as much as a 10 to 40 points improvement) through no fault of their own. Beginning in July, Equifax, Experian and TransUnion will no longer report public records on most civil judgments, such as evictions, money owed because of a lawsuit as well as many unpaid state and federal tax liens.
This complaint was related to familial status - or it was related to a Condo's covenants relative to fair housing law. In short, fair housing law trumps covenants.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced that it is charging an Atlanta condominium association, a local real estate company, and its agent with housing discrimination for refusing to sell to families with children.