What Foreign Investors Need To Know To Buy Phoenix Residential Properties

foreign property investors

The key to being a successful property investor is getting the timing right. As far as Phoenix, Arizona is concerned, the time to invest in the real estate market is now. This is because the economy has yet to fully recover and residential property rental inventory is quite low. Most people find it quite challenging…

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Rental Property And Roomates

High rents and low income are driving roommates together. According to the Census Bureau, the United States has hit a twenty year low in home ownership. The rate hit a surprising 64% by the end of 2014 which is a 1.2% drop from 2013, down from 65.2%. During 2014’s fourth economic quarter, the rental vacancy…

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Rental Owner Tax Tips

Rental owner tax tips for the 2014 tax year.

The real estate market has been picking up steadily in the recent years after the market crash experienced a few years ago. While many people might have lost their homes, rental property owners were also affected severely by the crisis. In fact, many of them have been breaking even for years and it is only…

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Avoiding rental scams

avoiding rental scams

When you are looking to rent an apartment or a single family house in Phoenix these days, you need to be aware of scam artists. Scammers have many ways of finding victims such as placing fake rental ads on websites such as Craigslist for properties they don’t even own. Avoiding rental scams is possible by…

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Top Cold Weather Tips For Landlords And Renters

Stay warm and safe with these top cold weather tips

The winter season brings with it a range of challenges for rentals, and many of these could result in serious issues. Therefore, it is wise to prepare your home in advance, so that you can get through the colder months without any unwanted disasters. Here are some of the best cold weather tips for landlords…

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What Does Renters Insurance Cover?

Renters insurance against loss from disasters, liability and injury

Whether you currently rent or are looking to rent a home or apartment, you need to think about protecting yourself against the unforeseen and protect yourself against loss. Just as homeowners are generally required to carry homeowners insurance, renters are not alone and can protect themselves and their belongings from a variety of difficult situations. While the landlord’s personal…

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How long will Phoenix rental demand stay strong?

phoenix metro rental demand staying high

This is the question asked by Phoenix metro area landlords and potential investors alike. Since the housing crash of 2008, Phoenix rental demand has stayed incredibly high. Phoenix has fared well in its efforts to economically recover and is expected to add an average of 57,000 new jobs per year over the next two years.…

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Renting Instead Of Selling

We decided on renting instead of selling

Dear Real Property Management, I thought I’d write about my house selling experience which in the end turned out to be a house renting instead of selling experience in hopes that might help others like me out there who could use some help. Six months ago I took a new job in Utah working for…

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Ethics In Property Management

Ethics in property management are important, to avoid the kinds of issues that landlords in Arizona have experienced over recent years. In recent years several real estate investors have been conned out of their rental income by disreputable property managers. Over twenty property managers and estate agents have received state indictments, been instructed to cease…

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