• How to Negotiate Your Rent Increase

    2 monthes ago - By RIS Media

    Spring and summer are traditionally the busiest times in real estate, for both homes and apartments. Home shopping is more pleasant in the balmier months, moving is typically easier, and longer, sunnier days tend to give people more time to search for new digs.
    Yet whether someone is hunting for a new home or staying put, tough decisions could await many this spring. For apartment tenants who found a home during the busy months of last year, lease renewals are likely approaching-and that could mean rent hikes.
    A landlord's asking price is never final, especially in today's market. Here are...
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  • Real estate economist: Home prices are increasing twice as fast as income growth

    2 monthes ago - By CNBC

    Lack of supply is driving home prices higher and hurting homebuyers with stagnated wages, Mike Fratantoni says.
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