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Are you breaking Fair Housing Laws unintentionally?

By on August 17, 2015 in Education, News with 0 Comments
Are you breaking Fair Housing Laws unintentionally?

The Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of recognizing disparate-impact as valid claims for discrimination lawsuits under the Fair Housing Act.  The June 2015 ruling, saw a 5-4 decision that an action can be considered discriminatory even if the intent was not. Like all Fair Housing laws, the recent ruling is established with the intent […]

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Landlord-Tenant Laws: Do You Know Your Rental IQ

By on March 2, 2015 in Education with 0 Comments
Landlord-Tenant Laws: Do You Know Your Rental IQ

In a survey published last year by Zillow, a surprising amount of landlords revealed they do not fully understand their rights or legal obligations regarding landlord-tenant laws.  According to Zillow,  as much as 50% of surveyed landlords do not know basic rental laws. Zillow also asked current renters similar questions and found they know slightly more […]

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2015 Rental Market Predictions – Great News For Landlords

By on December 29, 2014 in Education with 0 Comments
2015 Rental Market Predictions – Great News For Landlords

Even as the economy continues to improve, home-ownership remains relatively low.   While this might seem like a bleak outlook for those seeking a mortgage payment, it is great news for property managers and landlords who will notice an increase in rental property demand and rising rent prices across the United States, according to 2015 rental market […]

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Top 10 Markets Seeing Growth in Multifamily Apartment Construction

By on December 22, 2014 in Education with 1 Comment
Top 10 Markets Seeing Growth in Multifamily Apartment Construction

Schools, employment hubs and population growth are some the biggest factors for apartment development in U.S. submarkets according to data complied by MPF Research. MPF Research provides insight on apartment industry trends. Each week, MPF Research analysts highlight the latest apartment occupancy and rent growth statistics as well as other key performance indicators for rental […]

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What’s Your Walkability Rating

By on December 15, 2014 in Education with 0 Comments
What’s Your Walkability Rating

As the demand for rental properties continues to rise and the number of quality vacancies declines, landlords can look at growing trends in property desirability in order to stay competitive and attract the best tenants.  One of the most marketable qualities of a rental property is its walkability.  Walkability is a measure of how friendly […]

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