• Rental News

    New Report Shows More People Think Renting Is More Affordable Than Buying A Home

    Thanks to a recent study we know that more than 70% of Americans now consider renting a home to be more affordable than buying a home. The recent data from Freddie Mac found that close to 80% of Americans would prefer to rent instead of buy, this is up sharply from close to 67% of Americans who felt that renting was more affordable than buying a home just a short six months ago. What’s even more shocking is that close to 58% of Renters have said that they have no plans to buy a home within the near future. This is up from 54 percent of renters who are surveyed…

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    Fed Says Landlords Can’t Deny Ex Offenders

    In the past most private landlords had the right to issue blanket denials to applicants if they hard an arrest record or served time in prison for a prior offense.  Although it’s certainly been a private landlords right to rent to whomever they want the reality is that blanket denials have made it difficult for some tenants across the United States who have been trying to rent a single family home, town home or condo but may have had an arrest ir conviction in the past. Private landlords who have blanket bans on renting to people with criminal records are in violation of the Fair Housing Act and can be…