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Which type of mortgage is best for property investments

Buying an investment property opens doors to a world of opportunity. Especially in a place like the Bay Area, purchasing investment real estate promises lucrative returns. Before you can reap the rewards of your investment, however, you ...

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2019 Outlook for the San Francisco Rental Market

  As always, California continues to be a hot housing market. San Francisco has the second highest rent prices in the United States with an average of $3,579 per month. California continues to see growth in the real estate market and...

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Top six apartment amenities renters can't resist

Top six apartment amenities renters can’t resist

Some apartments fare better than others when it comes to attracting and retaining tenants. One of the factors that come into play are the amenities and features offered in the home. Here are six apartment amenities that are proven to be big...

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Five ways to negotiate your lease agreement

Five ways to negotiate your lease agreement

Unbeknownst to many tenants, landlords and property managers are usually open to negotiating lease terms. After all, it's a way of keeping vacancy rates low. If you've found the rental you want and would like to work on the lease's terms, ...

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Pros and cons of accepting college student tenants

Pros and cons of accepting college student tenants

Rental properties located in university towns and student-populated neighborhoods have the potential to earn a steady stream of revenue by catering to this sizable, young demographic. This blog post takes a look at the advantages and disadv...

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Renters: Basic cleaning and repairs when moving out

Renters: Basic cleaning and repairs when moving out

Moving out a rental can mark a new chapter in one's life. In that perspective, it's important to make the event as stress-free and smooth as possible. Aside from packing personal items, here are other ways tenants can ensure a graceful exit...

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Six signs it's time to sell your investment property

Six signs it’s time to sell your investment property

Rental properties are great additions to your investment portfolio. They can provide a number of benefits, from additional income to even tax breaks. But what happens if you feel like it might be time to sell it? If you are unsure, here are...

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