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How Millennials Are Changing The CRE Landscape

At 92 million, millennials are now the largest generation by population in the United States. And while there’s power in numbers, millennials are impacting businesses in other ways. Their lifestyle, which prioritizes differently than their parents’ did, is reshaping commercial real estate. Our friends at Rising have been watching these changes for a while now. […]

Roommate Woes and Tenant Retention


When good roommates (and their food) go bad My first college roommate was a mess. Our relationship started off fine and we found a great two bedroom apartment about a mile off-campus. It was the first time either of us had lived on our own and we were lucky to have a great leasing agent […]

Why You Need To Add Online Tour Scheduling To Your Website Today


Fun Fact: I’m terrible with dates. Lunches, birthdays, showers — I can’t keep any of them straight. Needless to say, my calendar is my best friend. Another Fun Fact: I’m very particular about my hair. And when you visit the salon as often as I do, you need to remember when you’re supposed to be […]

What Millennials Want: How to Attract Millennials to Fill Your Apartment Vacancies


To fill open units and reduce vacancies, you need to know what millennials look for in apartments to rent, then exceed their expectations. While millennials have somewhat different values and preferences than other tenants, with a few tweaks you’ll be able to adjust your approach to attract them. What Millennials Want in Apartments Many millennials […]

8 Apartment Amenities You Didn’t Know You Needed


More people than ever are renting rather than owning, with more than 35 percent of Americans living in rented housing as of 2014, according to the National Multifamily Housing Council. To compete with the growing number of rental opportunities in the U.S., many apartment communities are upping the ante with luxurious amenities that make living […]

HNW Investors Love Student Housing, Though Attractive Deals Are Getting Harder to Find


John Egan | Oct 05, 2017 Private investors, including HNW investors and family offices, accounted for the largest transaction volume in U.S. student housing from 2010 to 2016. When it comes to real estate investments, high-net-worth (HNW) individuals and family offices have been going to school: in recent years, more of them have been adding […]

How Investors Can Identify a Great Rental Property


The decision to become a landlord is certainly exciting – the search for a property, marketing for a tenant and potential to bring in money every month. But before you go buying the first empty house you see – or worse, a house you didn’t even look at – know that your investment is better […]

Top 10 Tips for First-Time Landlords


Written on March 22, 2016 by Jimmy Moncrief, updated on December 9, 2016   I was once a first-time landlord but now I have over 10 years worth of experience investing in real estate and over 15 years of lending experience for real estate transactions. During those years, I have seen and have personally made […]

11 Questions for Determining if You Need a Property Management Firm


Posted by Jordan Muelaes> in Property Management Articles   While every investor’s situation is different, there are certain scenarios and factors that typically pre-dispose owners one way or the other. The following questions are designed to help you determine if you should consider hiring a property manager. 1. How far do you live from your […]

5 Basic Tips for Investing in Real Estate


By AJ Agrawal If you’re just beginning to invest in real estate, you’ll find that there’s a lot to learn. Real estate investing is more complicated than investing in stocks because of the financial, legal, and extensive due diligence requirements involved. That’s why it’s a good idea to give yourself a solid education before you […]

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