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NEW YORK | Sears’ bankruptcy will have ripple effect, not all of it bad

NEW YORK — Sears’ Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing will have ripple effects on everything from landlords to suppliers to workers. Many vendors, which had already enforced stricter payment terms on Sears, are refusing to ship merchandise to stores. The company will further shrink its workforce, which has already been reduced to 68,000 as of the … Continue reading NEW YORK | Sears’ bankruptcy will have ripple effect, not all of it bad

Rentec Direct’s “The Property Pro” Magazine is a Finalist in Content Marketing Awards

GRANTS PASS, Ore./ July 12, 2018 (STL.News) Rentec Direct, an industry leader in property management software solutions, was named a finalist in the global Content Marketing Awards program. The company’s inaugural issue of “The Property Pro: Coffee Break” magazine, which covers trends and tools for property managers and landlords, was named as a finalist in … Continue reading Rentec Direct’s “The Property Pro” Magazine is a Finalist in Content Marketing Awards

Equifax Survey Highlights Biggest Pain Points for Property Managers in Today’s Rental Marketplace

ATLANTA/ May 22, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Today’s property management processes are often burdened with many common issues and inefficiencies, and nearly 95 percent of landlords and property managers are experiencing pain points in their standard practices, according to a recent survey by Equifax (NYSE: EFX). Conducted by MMR Research Associates, Inc. earlier this year on … Continue reading Equifax Survey Highlights Biggest Pain Points for Property Managers in Today’s Rental Marketplace

Rent control backers say they expect to qualify for ballot

SACRAMENTO, Calif./April 24, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — Supporters of more rent control in California say they have gathered enough signatures to put an initiative on the November ballot and held a Monday rally to generate support for the measure. If the secretary of state certifies that the campaign collected enough signatures, voters will weigh in on … Continue reading Rent control backers say they expect to qualify for ballot

What It’s Like to be Evicted

April 23, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — It’s hard to imagine what it’s like to be evicted, perhaps because the impacts of evictions are so wide-ranging. Household items are put on the curb and lost if the evictee can’t afford a storage unit. Having an eviction on one’s record makes it harder to rent a decent place … Continue reading What It’s Like to be Evicted

Do-It-Yourself Landlords May Be Falling Short When It Comes to Screening Prospective Residents

SALT LAKE CITY/ April 3, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News)  — Whether you’re looking for an additional source of income, investing for the future, or having trouble selling your home, there are many reasons people consider becoming landlords. From meeting daily expectations to resident challenges, it’s no secret that investment property owners need to have the right set … Continue reading Do-It-Yourself Landlords May Be Falling Short When It Comes to Screening Prospective Residents

Toys R Us’ liquidation will send ripples

NEW YORK/March 15, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — The likely liquidation of Toys R Us, the nation’s largest independent toy seller, could add stress for the companies that make toys and games, and mean changes for the owners of the strip malls where most of its stores are. Not to mention its impact on more than Toys R … Continue reading Toys R Us’ liquidation will send ripples

Court upholds San Francisco law on rental housing buyouts

SAN FRANCISCO/February 8, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — A federal appeals court has upheld a San Francisco law that regulates the ability of landlords to pay tenants to vacate their apartments. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Thursday the law does not violate landlords’ free speech, privacy, equal protection or due process rights. San Francisco … Continue reading Court upholds San Francisco law on rental housing buyouts