A Property Owner's Guide to Eviction Laws in Philadelphia

A Property Owner's Guide to Eviction Laws in Philadelphia
Are you a property owner attempting to evict a tenant for nonpayment of rent, violation of their lease, or something else?Pennsylvania law states that landlords cannot take self-help measures to evict tenants, such as removing tenant's property or changing locks to force a te...

Understanding 1031 Exchanges for Property Investors in Philadelphia

Understanding 1031 Exchanges for Property Investors in Philadelphia
In today’s financial world, investors know about the long-term benefits of buying and selling investment property. The downside to this investment is the amount of capital gains tax an investor will pay on their sale. Many investors use an investment tool called a 1031 exch...

Tips for Building a Solid Real Estate Portfolio From Philadelphia

Tips for Building a Solid Real Estate Portfolio From Philadelphia
Home values have gone up in Pennsylvania by about 4% since 2020, meaning it might be a good time to begin your real estate career in Philadelphia.Before you embark on your real estate adventure, however, you first need to look at building a portfolio. What does that look like exa...

What is a Section 8 Landlord?

What is a Section 8 Landlord?
Section 8 housing is a $17 billion subsidy program from the federal government's Housing and Urban Development program and by local housing authorities. It provides low-income rental assistance through the private housing market. Rental income can often be higher and the...

Tips for Getting Lease Renewals

Tips for Getting Lease Renewals
It can be challenging to retain good tenants. That's especially true if you rent in a competitive market. However, there are some steps that you can take to ensure lease renewals are in your future. In this article, we'll share some of the best tips we found on the i...

A Landlord's Guide to Eviction in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

A Landlord's Guide to Eviction in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
There are a great many reasons to consider owning property in Philadelphia. The housing market is on fire right now, showing that demand to live in the area has never been greater. If you're already a landlord in the area, you know what a positive financial decision it can be...

5 Effective Tips to Get a New Tenant in Your Rental Property Fast

5 Effective Tips to Get a New Tenant in Your Rental Property Fast
The average resident of a single-family rental home tends to stay for around three years. Yet, a tenant staying for up to six years is not uncommon.In contrast, the length of time a resident stays in a rented apartment is much shorter.No matter what type of home your rental prope...

Tax Benefits of Rental Property

Tax Benefits of Rental Property
Owning rental property brings you a number of benefits. Many properties offer an attractive mix of equity growth and cash flow, but the tax shelter is probably the most appealing benefit. Since rental properties straddle the line between investments and businesses, you typically ...

10 Reasons to Hire a Professional Philadelphia Property Manager

10 Reasons to Hire a Professional Philadelphia Property Manager
Setting the right rental rates: While looking through the classifieds to see what other landlords are charging for similar properties is a fine way to ballpark your rent price, a good property management company will conduct a thorough market study in order to set a rental price ...