Housing Prices Rise as Distressed, Cash Sales Decline February 11, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate Investment

Investors in single-family rental properties saw the value of their portfolios rise last year, as 91 percent of major metros experienced year-over-year median price increases, according to RealtyTrac’s Year-End 2015 U.S. Home Sales Report.…

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What Rental Property Investors Can Expect in 2016 January 27, 2016

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate Investment

The 2016 housing market is expected to be a picture of moderate but solid growth, with increasing interest rates a minimal concern. Rental investors will particularly benefit as property appreciates, rents rise to record heights and vacancy rates fall.…

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By Kerry Curry, B2R Contributing Writer

Demand for rental housing has surged over the past decade and should remain robust well into the future, according to the annual rental housing report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) at …

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The ABCs of Classifying Single-Family Rentals December 14, 2015

By Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate Investment


By Kerry Curry, B2R Contributing Writer

Rental property investors often use real estate property classifications in their investment strategy.

In this blog post, we’ll talk about what it means if a single-family rental is considered a Class A, B or …

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By Brianna Bobola, Marketing Writer, B2R Finance

It’s September and parents around the country have recently packed up the SUV and moved their college-age children into college dorms, apartments or single-family rental properties.

There’s always a significant pool of students …

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Door Repair Versus Replacement

Does it make more sense to repair something or to make improvements on your rental homes?

Doing a repair versus doing an improvement on your rental property will impact you on two fronts: It will affect how you take deductions …

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Multifamily

Small balance multifamily lending experienced a robust year in 2014, and fundamentals look good for continued strengthening of the market this year.  Of the almost $1 trillion in multifamily financing outstanding, small loans (under $5mm) comprise about 29 percent of …

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