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Amanda Maher
| 8 min. read
4 ways to use data and algorithms to inform your real estate investment decisions
If you were to rely solely on what you hear in the media, you might think that now is a great time to invest in real estate. The economy is strong, rentership continues to grow, and interest rates...
Megan Wild
| 5 min. read
Are mixed-use developments still a smart investment in 2018?
Mixed-use developments may have lost their luster in the eyes of some observers due to the retail meltdown of 2017. Last year, many retail locations closed down, and several retail companies went bankrupt due to Americans’ ongoing migration...
Robin Young
| 13 min. read
Why rent growth is stagnating in New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles & Boston
Sometimes, it can feel as though the world of real estate revolves around primary markets like New York and San Francisco. However, in 2018, you can expect to see under-the-radar cities like Raleigh, Austin, and Charlotte overtake America’s most...
Emily Long
| 3 min. read
Tenant safety: What’s required of property managers by law?
Property managers and landlords have a general duty to make their rentals safe for tenants. However, what you are legally responsible for depends on state and local statutes, as well as applicable building, housing, and health codes. Most...
Stephen Fishman
| 8 min. read
Here’s how the new tax law impacts rental property owners
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (also known as H.R. 1, or the TCJA) took effect on January 1, 2018. With the exception of bonus depreciation (described below), all of the act’s provisions apply to 2018 and later,...
Sarah Pallatroni
| 1 min. read
This week in property management news: January 22, 2018
The growing difference between one and two-bedroom rent prices; California renters face a new normal of doubling up and downsizing; how to calculate rent prices; and a closer look at apartments of the future. One-Bedroom Rents Rising Much...
Amanda Maher
| 7 min. read
Can you leverage your 401k or IRA to invest in real estate—and is it a good idea?
Both the real estate market and the stock market have been on a tear lately—driving home prices up and generating huge gains for investors. For some, this has presented a dilemma: Should I invest the money I’ve saved...
Jillian Rodriguez
| 4 min. read
Building your vision: What will your business look like in 10 years?
It’s a new year, and most of us have a brighter, more successful future on the brain. The start of a new year lends itself perfectly to building your company vision: A specific set of ideas that describe...

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