Featuring fresh takes on rental housing topics, services and technology from Rentometer’s signature lineup of contributors.

Are you interested in contributing content to our blog? Submit your guest blog article for review here.


Finding ideal tenants is one of the essential parts of a landlord or property manager's job. A bad tenant can be a drain on all resources – your time, money, patience, and even the goodwill and longevity of other tenants if you're renting a multi-unit property. An ideal tenant can be a breeze to work with, and the cash flow will keep coming in as long as they are happy.

7 reasons REITs are effective passive-income investments. The latest REIT statistics say that nearly 87 million Americans have invested in REITs directly, or through REIT ETF, or REIT mutual funds. You can call REIT a low-risk venture. That is why financial veterans recommend if you need money go for a REIT investment.

Any investment property owner will tell you there's more to the game than sitting back and collecting the rent! Handling the responsibilities of property management can take a toll. That's why it's essential to protect both your sanity and your asset with a monthly rent payment that's fair and accurately covers your actual burden.

Rent control has been a hot topic for 2020. With moratoriums in place on both evictions and rental rate increases, many property managers are concerned about the financial implications of their operations.

As an investor, you may find you have a knack for finding and buying specific types of properties that have significant cash flow and are earning you money.