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

Seattle, Washington

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 […]

Top 5 DSLR Video Shooting Tips for Beginners

Camera

For the last couple of years, I’ve thought about ditching my point-and-shoot camera and upgrading to a DSLR but have held off for a couple of reasons: One, I don’t have several hundreds dollars to drop on a new camera. Two, I wouldn’t know how the hell to use it. For a professional photographer, having a DSLR is like […]

10 Ways to Make Your Trade Show Exhibit Stand Out

Trade Show Convention

For exhibitors, trade shows can be extremely rewarding: New contacts, new customers, brand exposure, etc. Unfortunately, they can also be pretty brutal if you’re not prepared. So how do you make sure your booth stands out from the hundreds of others lined up in the convention center or ballroom? Just keep reading. Below we’ve shared a […]

5 Easy Downsizing Tips for Empty Nesters

Senior Couple

While it’s true that many adult children are living under their parents’ roof longer, millions of married baby boomers now find themselves alone in homes where they raised their families. Although the house is no longer filled with the sounds of kids screaming, it is filled with something else – junk. To help empty nesters […]

Top 8 Fall 2014 Travel Trends

Red River Gorge

There’s really no bad time to travel, but in my opinion fall is the best season to get out town for a few days. Here in the Midwest, there are several great spots within a half a day drive including Chicago, Indianapolis, Louisville, West Virginia, and the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. Thinking of planning a little getaway […]

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 […]

Wow! You Can Rent That?

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The rental market is much like a cage match: Anything goes. Sure, car and apartment rentals aren’t that exciting, but did you know folks today are renting out wedding dresses, designer handbags, and chickens? Crazy, right? But those items are just the tip of the iceberg. Below we’re shared a handful of surprising things you can rent, courtesy of Cameron […]

Rhode Island Perfect Spot for Senior Travel

Where to rent home medical equipment in Providence Rhode Island

Turns out the smallest state in the U.S. is a spot for large amounts of fun for traveling seniors. In an article for Senior Citizen Travel, writer Jim Becker touches on several of the top sites in Rhode Island. Below we’ve provided a brief summary of a few of Becker’s favorites: Watch Hill – Located […]

Rental Property Hits 25 Year High as Homeownership Declines

Millenial College Students

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 […]