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Metro Home Managers uses COVE as a shared work space. Please see the following story about how Co-working may work for your small business. Washington (AFP) – When Lance Macon started his real estate consulting firm, he did not want a traditional office. But he wasn’t going to work out of his home or a […]
From Urbanturf.com: Class A apartment rents in the region changed little in the second quarter of 2015 versus the previous year, according to a report out late last week. But in a few pockets, rents rose even as new product continued to hit the market. The report from Delta Associates analyzing the regional apartment market […]
Check out this interesting article from Urban Turf. Almost half of DC area renters are burdened by housing costs, according to a study published by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. The report defines “burdened” as residents who pay more than 30 percent of their income in rent. Overall, 368,900, or 46 percent, of […]
We saw this recent article from the AP and thought we would re-post since the DC market is featured. Enjoy! WASHINGTON (AP) — High rents are worth it. At least that’s the sentiment of apartment dwellers in New York, San Francisco and Washington, who say they’re more satisfied living in those cities than do renters […]
By Keat Foong, Executive Editor The single-family rental business, currently run by small “Mom-and-Pop” players, offers an untapped opportunity for institutional ownership and management, say proponents. At the recent National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) Spring Board Meeting, speakers on a panel discussed the pros and cons of single-family rental ownership and operation. Institutional players currently […]
The April 2015 edition of Matrix Monthly, a report on U.S. apartment market trends from Yardi, documents a 4.3 percent year-over-year increase in average rents across the country. The average multifamily rent of $1,105 in April represented a one-month increase of 0.7 percent. The all-time high of $1,108 was recorded in February 2015. Strong rent […]
Before you rent out your place, you should know what your responsibilities are.
Good tax information for rental home owners.
Spring is almost here. Here’s some useful information from Bob Vila on how to prepare your home. http://www.bobvila.com/articles/2355-spring-home-maintenance-checklist/#.VPnn_PnF8bh This year, many parts of the country have enjoyed such a mild winter that even in the Northeast, spring weather seems like it’s just around the corner—if it hasn’t arrived already. Take advantage of the moderate […]