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History of File Sharing

It seems like day doesn’t go by without sending or receiving an important file for business or maybe a photo to a friend from your recent trip.  But how did all this file sharing come about and where is it going?  DailyInfographic.com says over 20 million people share...
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Zumper’s National Rent Report for December

Rental information site Zumper recently released their National Rent Report for December showing that the median national rent for 1-bedroom apartment was $ 1,212 and the median two-bedroom rent was $ 1,430.  Year over year, both one and two bedroom prices are up 1.9% and 3.9%, respectively.  Zumper...
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Are Your Ready for that 2nd Investment Property?

Do you own just a single investment property?  Thinking about another?  Today’s infographic from FortuneBuilders poses six questions to ask yourself before buying another.  They rightly point out that that buying a second investment property can serve as a vehicle for expanding your business and move you closer...
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Utility Costs in all 50 States

No matter where you live, or where you own properties, you’re paying utility costs.  A recent report by move.org (illustrated by howmuch.net) took a look at the average costs for five utilities across the nation – electricity, natural gas, internet, cable and water.  They analyzed data from several...
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Existing-Home Sales Increase for First Time in Six Months

The National Association of Realtors is reporting that existing-home sales increased in October for the first time in six months.  According to data, there were 5.22 million completed transactions in October with a median price (for all housing types) of $ 255,400.  In addition there were 1.85 million...
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America’s State Highway Signs

If you’re reading this then we made it through another Thanksgiving…Thanks be to God!  That being said, the folks over good old “tripple-A” projected that over 54 million Americans were taking to the roads (traveling 50 miles or more) this Thanksgiving season – which they said was nearly...
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Cities that are Crawling with Bed Bugs

As any landlord can tell you, bed bugs are no stranger to a real estate investor’s world.  Pest fighters Terminix remind us that with one of the busiest travel days of the year approaching travelers need to be mindful about the risks of picking up bed bugs while...
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