Investment Calculations

Investment Property: Making Sense of Your Funding Options

Investment properties are about increasing and diversifying wealth. This is great news for those looking to find a way into real estate. Investment properties provide more opportunity to travel, increase your savings, and sustain long-term growth. When considering this in conjunction with the fact that buying is more affordable than renting in 66% of housing markets across the country, it’s …

Home for Rent

Sell your Rental Property Tax-Free with This IRS Rule

Did you know your rental property could qualify to be sold tax-free? Taxes on the sale of any second homes, vacation properties, or investment properties could eat up roughly 30-40% of your profit! That means for every $100,000 your property has gained in value, you’d owe roughly $30,000-$40,000 in taxes. However, you can avoid these taxes altogether by using an …

Rented Report 2018

Rented.com Releases 2018 Vacation Rental Property Market Report and Expands Senior Leadership Team

Rented.com today announced its third annual report on the 150 Best Places to Buy a Vacation Rental Property in 2018, providing insights into the most profitable cities for rental property investment and how this profitability varies each year. “The appeal of passive rental income is hard to ignore, but profitability from real estate investment hinges on careful consideration,” said Andrew …

Sunrise over Beach Houses

Rented.com Announces $125 Million Rented Capital Fund

Rented.com recently announced the availability of Rented Capital, a $125 million fund dedicated to accelerating the growth of the rental property market by closing the financial gap between homeowners who want to rent their properties and earn guaranteed income, and property managers who want to be paid on commission. Rented.com estimates that more than $20 billion in rental transactions fail …

Lake House with View

Owning Vacation Rental Property: Expert Tips

Do you have childhood lake house memories or dreams of beachside retirement? Not sure how you can afford to purchase a vacation home of your own? Sharing your second home with others as a vacation rental is a path that can lead to great investment returns and maybe even a few new friends. We talked to vacation property gurus to …

Multi-family property

4 Ways Multi-family properties can embrace Airbnb

Every multifamily landlord and manager wants to maximize the performance of their properties. Some can do that the old-fashioned way by consistently optimizing rates and occupancy. But as new supply increases and challenged properties seek alternative strategies to drive performance, one approach frequently considered, but seldom understood, is Airbnb and how best to engage it, if at all. Determining whether …

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Everything You Need to Know about Home Automation

If you’re of a certain age, you remember the days before internet and smartphones. You went to the library to seek out information, digging through card catalogs and aisles of books. The television required direct input or, at the very least, standing five feet away from it with a remote in hand. Today looks completely different. If you need information, …