Minority groups are, on average, shown fewer available homes by real estate agents than their white counterparts. This is what a study by the Department of Housing and Urban Development found in their 2012 report on Housing Discrimination Against Racial and Ethnic Minorities.
Apartment living, especially in metropolitan areas, can feel tight. Generally, apartment spaces are more compact than living in a house. To make any apartment space feel roomier, consider fooling the eye with mirrors.
Summer is going to be here in a few days. For a lot of landlords and property managers, summer means business is booming and lots of work. However, don’t forget to think of yourself, and squeeze in some vacation time to take a break from the summer rental rush.
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Today is an exciting day for us here at Zillow, but more importantly, for real estate agents: Agentfolio is now available to agents in Boston, Chicago
Do you have a property that’s been vacant for a while? Watch out for squatters, because these uninvited guests are a pain to deal with. Here’s what you can do to prevent squatting on your property.
Balconies are a wonderful amenity in almost any unit. It allows residents to step out to get fresh air in the comfort of their own property. Unfortunately, like every other aspect of a rental property, balconies wear down and need to be inspected regularly. Failing to do so could put your residents’ safety at risk.
In this week’s most popular blog posts, understand why rent is the new buy in a colorful infographic, and how you can make use of extra space in your lobby to create a lending library for your residents.
Whether you are a new agent struggling to find business or an experienced agent dealing with a lack of inventory in your area, you are not going to want to miss this free webinar.
In this week’s rental industry news, see how one Florida city is preventing squatters from camping out in vacant homes. See why some rental investors plan to pull back on their home purchases this year, and how racial discrimination is still an issue in the real estate industry.