6 Things Landlords Should Look for When Screening Multifamily Tenants

If you are a landlord or property manager, you need to ensure every tenant who signs a lease is reliable and will not cause issues. Even if you need to fill spaces quickly, you should never rent out space to just anyone without properly vetting them. Here are six things landlords should look for when screening potential multifamily tenants. Take the Comments of Previous Landlords Seriously A previous landlord can tell you everything you need […]

4 Things to Watch in the Student Housing Market for 2019

According to Bisnow, student housing saw $10billion in transaction volume last year. While the student housing sector saw immense growth, there are still issues with obtaining affordable housing options for students both on and off college campuses. Here are four things to watch in the student housing market for 2019. Continued Growth in the Market  Student housing was once a niche of the commercial real estate industry, but now it has become its own sector […]

Striking the Balance in Student Housing

It’s not as sexy as luxury multifamily, but student housing is nothing to sneeze at. Student housing is a “key recruiting tool for universities” and the number of enrollees is rising, especially on the West Coast. Take for instance UC Davis in California. There the vacancy rate for apartments near the university is 0.2%. Most students cannot afford the less than 1% supply of student housing anyway. Rushing in to meet the high demand coming […]