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West & South Lead Population Growth

Real estate investors are in the best position to meet the needs of those seeking good quality housing.  That’s why we’ve had several posts about where people are moving to & from across this great nation.  Today’s infographic from the U.S. Census Bureau shows how the West and...
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Zumper’s National Rent Report for June

Rental information site Zumper recently released their National Rent Report for June showing that the median national rent for 1-bedroom apartment rose slightly to $ 1,198 (up 1.1%) while the two-bedroom average grew 1% to $ 1,436.  However, Zumper says “there were lots of cities spread throughout the...
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Military & Veteran Homeownership

The National Association of Realtors recently released their 2018 Veterans & Active Military Home Buyers Profile, which evaluated the differences between recent active-service and veteran home buyers & sellers to those who have never served.  Among their findings, out of all home buyers, 2% are active-duty military, 17%...
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CNBC Investigates Airbnb’s Unwelcome Guests

Last year we posted about property owners in Miami Beach, FL  facing huge fines resulting from tenants illegally listing their units on short-term rental site Airbnb.  Fast forward to now and CNBC is revisiting the issue with an exclusive investigative report about the clash between short-term rentals and...
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Memorial Day Facts

Monday, May 28th is Memorial Day.  To many, the three-day weekend will mark the unofficial start of summer with swimming pools all across the fruited plain opening to excited children.  However, the solemn significance of the day is often forgotten.  It is a national day of remembrance for...
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Seattle Tells Small Landlords Criminals are Welcome

We have had several posts on REI2Day about important legal issues brought to the public’s attention by the Pacific Legal Foundation – including warrantless searches of apartments, 4th amendment rights and property takings.  In a recent opinion article on FoxNews.com, Ethan Blevins, an attorney with PLF, says that...
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HouseCanary’s Q1 Rental Index

The latest HouseCanary quarterly Canary Rental Index (CRI), reports that the nationwide effective gross yield (EGY) is remaining steady at 7.7%  – which HouseCanary says effectively means that investors can expect a return on their investment of around 7.7%.  The CRI measures Effective Gross Yield, defined as the...
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