Posts Tagged ‘#smithandcompanyrentals’

Inside Hispanic homeownership rise

Inside Hispanic homeownership rise Inside Hispanic homeownership rise- The rate of Hispanic homeownership is steadily increasing, new data from The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) shows. With 8.8 million Hispanic-owned households, more than 48% of Latinos now own homes, reflecting a continual rise since 2014. NAHREP’s 2021 State of Hispanic Ownership report, available…

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New Home Sales Down 4.5% in January

New Home Sales Down 4.5% in January   The U.S. Government is reporting that sales of new single-family houses in January, 2021 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 801k, which is 4.5% lower than December’s revised rate and is 19.3% lower than one year ago.  The median sales price of new houses sold in…

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14 Questions to Ask Before You Hire a General Contractor

When looking to hire a contractor for your building or remodeling project, you may feel a little overwhelmed and unsure of how to guarantee they are not only legit but also the best at what they do. Do you remember playing the game 20 Questions as a kid? Hiring a contractor is similar. You have…

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How Often Does An LLC Pay Taxes

If you’re considering starting a Limited Liability Company (LLC) or restructuring your business as an LLC, it’s important to know how often an LLC pays taxes and how to file business taxes for an LLC. As an LLC, your company benefits from receiving personal liability protection without the compliance formalities required of a C Corporation.…

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Chicago rents, mortgages both on the rise and breaking records

by Liz Hughes  January 26, 2022 Spurred by rising mortgage costs, December’s average monthly rent grew to $1,877, a 14.1% increase from the previous year and the largest annual jump since February 2019, according to a new Redfin report. Mortgage payments also saw double-digit percentage growth last month. Nationally, monthly mortgage payments grew 21.6% from the…

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How to Get Rid of Bad Smells Tenants Leave Behind

Remen Okoruwa Remen Okoruwa is the co-founder of RentDrop, a payment app making rent payment.. Getting rid of bad smells after a tenant moves out is one of the unpleasant parts of being a landlord. But, if you don’t take the time to do this, issues with funky odors or a foul stench can severely impact…

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Mortgage Interest Deductions 101: What You Should Know

If you don’t enjoy doing your taxes, you’re not alone. (Sometimes, it even feels feel like hot pokers under the fingernails.) But taxes can be fun when you understand how to make the best of your personal financial situations. Savvy investors must understand the power of taking all of the deductions you can—legally, of course.…

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Zip codes with the fastest growing rent in Chicago

Story name: Zip codes with the fastest growing rent in Chicago Canonical URL: https://stacker.com/illinois/chicago/zip-codes-fastest-growing-rent-chicago Written by: Stacker Description: Stacker compiled a list of zip codes with the fastest growing rent in Chicago using data from Zillow. Zip codes with the fastest growing rent in Chicago Since the start of the 21st century and prior to…

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Why It’s High Time to Ditch Rent Checks for Good

This is a Reprint of a Bigger Pockets Article from Remen Okoruwa Remen Okoruwa is the co-founder of RentDrop, a payment app making rent payments more convenient and rewarding for landlords and renters.   The best way for tenants to pay rent is always a hot topic among landlords. Some property owners still prefer the traditional method…

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Soaring Home Prices Are Roiling Appraisals and Upending Sales

This is a reprint of an article from the Wall Street Journal.  We have a solution to the Appraisal Problem. Click the link at the bottom of the article. By Nicole Friedman Oct 11, 2021 Jason and Talitha Brooks listed their house in Orange Park, Fla., in June at $320,000. After receiving multiple bids, the couple…

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