System - Thursday, October 24, 2019
French writer Voltaire is famous for stating, "It is said that the present is pregnant with the future." Is the future of a rental property—or lack thereof—as easy to predict as it seems? Looking into the future is typically seen as a tricky...
System - Thursday, October 17, 2019
If you’re new to the landlord experience—or mulling it over for the first time—you may be wondering how you can minimize your risk. Ultimately, you want a market that is poised to take off, ready to give you the highest return on investment. How can...
System - Thursday, October 3, 2019
Is the amount you charge for rent steadily increasing? In most cases, it should be. In the United States, between 2000 and 2017, the average rent went up about 14.6% according to recent census data. However, many landlords are afraid to follow this...
System - Thursday, September 26, 2019
Matthew, a realtor on the East Coast, has been in the game for over 30 years. What’s impressive isn’t just Matt’s longevity, but the fact that he has weathered some of the worst economic storms the country has ever faced. Matthew’s secret?...
System - Thursday, September 12, 2019
Plan Your First Moves You've been living in a townhouse or starter home in Richmond for a handful of years. Maybe you bought it shortly after finishing school and landing your first "real job." Perhaps you moved to the area for work and didn't want...
System - Thursday, September 5, 2019
Recovering from Broken Promises Like many other landlords in Richmond, VA, you're working hard to see your investment pay off. In addition to the constant challenges of property management, you've no doubt also noticed that people problems are some...
System - Thursday, August 29, 2019
Sunsetting in the Old Dominion A part of graceful aging is having a plan for the later stages of your life. Whether you are 35 or 65, you'd be wise to put some thought into where you want to be living when you are finally ready to settle down to...
System - Thursday, August 22, 2019
According to PetFinder.com, one of the most significant issues facing renters that have pets is finding a home to rent in the first place. Many property owners choose not to rent to tenants with animals due to the increased cost in repairs after the...
System - Thursday, August 15, 2019
Once you've settled into your “forever home," it might not be the last home you love:
System - Monday, August 12, 2019
According to the Washington Post, renting is becoming increasingly popular among millennials, which includes anyone born between 1981 and 1996. Along with the baby boom generation, millennials are the fastest growing group of renters in Richmond. ...