7 tips for selling tenant-occupied properties

Listing a tenant-occupied home or condo can present special challenges to a listing agent. How the agent initially deals with the tenant or tenants will often determine if it will be a smooth process or an adversarial nightmare.

Apartment List raises $50 million to add more kinds of listings

Apartment List raised $50 million through a Series C funding round to add a greater variety of listings to its rental marketplace, the platform announced Thursday. The round, led by Passport Capital founder John Burbank, brings Apartment List’s total funding …

National Association of Realtors advises agents and brokers on legal marijuana

When it comes to marijuana, there’s a crosshatch of laws that real estate brokers and their agents must navigate. The drug is illegal under federal law, but 30 states and Washington, D.C., allow medical use of marijuana …

More than just money: Landlords say most desirable tentant traits include transparency, manners

It’s no secret that landlords prefer tenants with a regular income and decent credit score, but what else do property owners consider top qualifications for good renters …

Rentberry lets you auction your rental property

Today’s rental application could use more transparency, according Alex Lubinsky, CEO of Rentberry …

10 green must-haves for your eco-friendly renter

As the appeal of city living attracts more Americans to metropolitan centers, the multifamily real estate market has risen in prevalence and popularity. The upsurge in apartment rentals is largely due to convenience, urban accessibility and affordabili…

5 tips to help create exposure for your listing

A property listed for sale during off-peak times is likely to face a similar situation. While there is no magic bullet, catch-all solution, we have compiled our top five expert tips on creatively creating exposure for your listing—from fix and flip, buy to hold, rent and repeat, or something else, these ideas can be utilized during peak seasons too! …

Single-family renters are your next batch of buyers

Where can you find mature, motivated buyers with growing families and community roots, who have saved for their down payment, put their credit in order and know how to maintain and enjoy living in a single-family home …

How can landlords prevent early lease termination?

What can a landlord do when a tenant wants to break the lease? Here’s a property manager’s simple solution to the problem. It’s fair to tenants and guarantees a landlord won’t be left holding the bag …

20 tips to be a successful landlord in 2015

Being a landlord comes with a lot of demands — creating lease agreements, screening tenants, shelling out eviction notices, following fair housing laws and marketing — that can easily become overwhelming, especially for first-timers and owners of mul…