Cities Where Landlords Are Making Big Money on Rentals

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In many cities across the country, it’s good to be a landlord. An increased demand and shortage of quality rentals has led to rising rates and now thousands of property owners are rolling in the dough. If I were to ask you where landlords where making the most money, you would probably blurt out New York or San Francisco or Chicago. […]

10 Apps to Help Make Moving Easier

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  For the most part, moving is a pain in the butt. From the packing to the heavy lifting to finding your way around a new town, moving to a new place is challenging. To make this easier on you and your family, we shared a list of 10 apps to help with the move, courtesy of Rick Gersten for ARLnow.com. […]

Artists Leaving San Francisco Due to Rising Rents

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If you build it, they will come. But it you raise the rents, they won’t stay long. In major cities across the country, rising rental rates caused by an increase in demand and shortage of available units have forced renters to relocate to more affordable locations in neighboring towns or even states. As one of […]

Best Rental Markets for Returns on Investments

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As the country continues to try to climb out of the financial hole dug during one of the worst recessions in U.S. history, several investors are turning to the rental market for big returns. According to a recent report by RealtyTrac, “a leading source for comprehensive housing data”, rental property in America posted an average annual return of […]

Spike in Rent in Seattle Highest Among Major U.S. Cities

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All of that caffeine isn’t the thing keeping folks in Seattle up at night these days. It’s the rising rents. According to a recent article in The Seattle Times, the city of Seattle has seen the “sharpest rise in rent” among the most populated cites in the United States since 2010. Over the last three […]

The Most Expensive Neighborhoods for Rental Property

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Here in the Midwest, rents are rising but still pretty reasonable, all things considered. Along the east and west coasts, however, rates are quickly climbing and in some cities completely out of control. Recently, the folks at Apartments.com put together a list of the 14 most expensive neighborhoods in the country based on several factors including the percentage […]

Rental Property Hits 25 Year High as Homeownership Declines

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For decades, millions of people chased the American Dream: A good job, a small family, a white picket fence, and a nice home. Today, however, younger generations are running after something entirely different. Saddled with student loan debt and few solid job prospects, many millennials are forgoing homeownership in favor of renting. Aside from the […]

How to Save Money When Renting Apartments

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  With the demand for apartments and other rentals reaching an all-time high, it is getting more and more difficult to find an affordable place to live, especially if you’re crunched for time. To help first-time renters or those looking to move to a new apartment, we’ve shared some tips to help save both time […]

You Can Rent the Farnsworth House

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History of the Farnsworth House If you’re looking for a beautiful and stylish venue to rent for your purposes, the Farnsworth House is available. Located on flat land amongst the wooded areas near the Fox River in Illinois, the warm atmospheric hideaway might be what you’re looking for if you’re planning a wedding, seminar, corporate […]

Incomes Stagnant as Apartment Rates Continue to Climb

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And the beat(ing) goes on. As household incomes remain at a stand still, apartment rental rates continue to rise across the country. According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, apartment landlords continue to put the squeeze on renters, raising rates in the second quarter of 2014 by an average of 0.8%. After […]