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Promote Your Rental Properties Online

Your Own Website

It always pays to have a dedicated website. It might be costly to your thinking, but you can actually develop your own rental property website through free services. There are templates you can use guiding you from scratch to finish. The traffic it gets may not be that great at first, but with your efforts, it can be a great reservoir of potential tenants. Enrich the site with great information regarding the property for rent. Enhance it with blog entries, photos of the properties, sponsored property listings, and newsletters.


Probably one of the best avenues to promote your vacation rental property is through online listings. A lot of them are available from free to costly. Many listing sites allow you to build additional links to your rental property website. It is a good way to harvest potential tenants too.

Craigslist, a free listing site can be set to reach potential tenants that are within your community. Pictures, descriptions, and relevant information about the property for rent should be provided. Take note of when your advertisement will start to show and when it will expire. You have the option to renew the ad when expiration date is …

Owning Rental Properties

  • Comparisons/ competitive, opportunity costs, uses for your money: Does buying and owning a particular property, maximize your possibilities, and return on investment, when compared to other alternatives and uses? In other words, will doing so, provide, you, with the most, bang – for – your – buck? When considering any real estate investment, begin, by fully evaluating, not only, the initial, purchase price, but, also, how much, will be needed, both in the shorter – term, and longer – term! Take the purchase price, plus the more immediate (first 2 years of ownership) costs, incurred, and involved. Then, conservatively, consider, and use, the anticipated rent – rolls (look at the local market, and competition, and use an 80% figure, meaning, four – fifths of that number, to see your rate of return). Seek a minimum, 6% rate of return (for example, if the property purchase plus short – term price is $500,000, your full rent – rolls should be approximately, $37,000, so your 80% – figure, is roughly, $30,000, or 6% of the cost figure). In addition, compare this to the opportunity – costs, for your money, or, what you might, probably, receive from other investment vehicles).
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Reasons to Invest in Eco Friendly Properties

Eco-friendly homes use natural materials during construction

There are many choices of eco-friendly construction materials. They range from recycled wood, half-raw and half-recycled, and those made from dirt, straw, and clay. According to experts, materials of these made contribute less to the greenhouse effect. They trap less of harmful gases while allowing for a freer entry of natural light and air in and out of the house.

Overall, environment-friendly homes are known to exhibit better indoor environment quality. Improved lighting conditions, better air quality, and natural thermal conditions are some of the natural benefits one can get when buying eco-homes.

Eco-friendly homes are also health-friendly

The natural materials used in eco-homes are also health-friendly. This is very beneficial to individuals with health conditions like asthma and other respiratory problems. There have been several studies linking the use of eco-friendly materials in home construction. Significant changes on health conditions were exhibited by individuals who are known asthma patients.

Further studies revealed that the more natural materials used in them help facilitate the flow of cleaner air inside homes. They are also less likely to contain plastic by-products which release toxic substances. These substances are generally linked to carcinogens or substances that …

Real Green With Rental Properties

Well, we can with the understanding of not destroying rental homes because we do not own it. At some point we are all accountable for something green in this world we live in. The housing industry in no different based on fixing, remodeling, and selling homes in everyday business.

The Real Green with Rentals helps you explore the possibilities of recycling properties not just for profit but for the realization recycling. Everyday I realize how energy has evolved and it continues to grow.

Would you rent a home with solar panels for energy? I ask this question because we need to know answers about energy sources that can save us money. Of course, I could rent one of my home for so much money a month. But why not rent my home that has green technology to save a potential client money in the future. You would probably ask why would anybody be concerned with saving a potential tenant money. The answer is real easy for me because it alleviates the pressure paying rent in a timely matter.

All, I can say is some people have the wrong perception about home rentals. How can we expect a person to take …

East London Properties

The transformation of London is well and truly under way. In addition to the progress being made on the sports venues and games facilities, developers are building a number of new houses and East London apartments. Meanwhile, various transport infrastructural improvements are making good progress.

Make no mistake, the Hackney London property market is currently one of the UK’s top property hot spots.

Yet the supply of Hackney London properties is still falling short of growing demand, due to the fact that more people are looking for houses and apartments in London to buy.

With most East London property developers reporting a high volume of forward sales, often before ground has even broken on new build homes, house builders are competing for more land upon which to build more East London properties, particularly apartments.

The lack of East London properties – both houses and apartments – along with increasing property prices is a cause for concern for many people, as they are being priced out of the East London property market.

Two-thirds of parents with children living at home believe their offspring will not be able to afford to live locally when they leave home, due to the property shortage …