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Supreme Court Upholds Extension of the Eviction Moratorium …

“Pain felt by landlords is only temporary.” The law of unintended consequences was popularized by a Columbia University Professor considered a founding father of sociology, Robert King Merton. The Professor theorized that unanticipated or unforeseen consequences are the outcomes of a purposeful action not originally intended or foreseen. The consequences...

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Rental Credit Reporting – Tenant Opt-In Not Required

The median price of existing homes has increased nearly 20% year over year, fueled by intense demand, reduced inventory, and historically low-interest rates. The situation is no better for new homes as the cost of lumber has skyrocketed 250% since last year, raising average prices by nearly $36,000. For millennials...

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The Eviction Crisis – Landlords Still Struggling to Collect Rents

Vaccination efforts continue to accelerate, restrictions are being lifted as states reopen for business, and the job market is rebounding. Cautious optimism of returning to normal, even a new normal, in the not-too-distant future is growing. Industries devastated by the pandemic, airlines and travel, bars, and restaurants, are poised for...

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Nine Ways Consumer Data “Credit” Reporting Can Benefit Your Customer

Reporting consumer credit data to the NCRAs (National Credit Reporting Agencies) is not mandated in the U.S. Many, if not most, single and multifamily landlords utilize credit scores when determining potential renters' creditworthiness. Yet relatively few see the merit of contributing data back to the agencies. They are missing an...

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What Can Rental Property Owners Do If They Are Unable to Evict Delinquent Tenants During Covid?

NEW RESOURCE FOR RENTAL PROPERTY OWNERS The national COVID-19 conversation has shifted from mitigation to vaccines and reopening our economies. Entire industries have been devastated, and many of the effects of the changes over the past year will linger. Rental property owners have not been spared and now face an...

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