Melbourne Rent-to-Own Solutions Can Make Possible the Impossible

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

The term “rent-to-own” sounds like a contradiction for good reason. It’s often called upon to reconcile a buyer-seller situation that does not fit a standard mold. A Melbourne rent-to-own agreement can allow potential buyers to move into a Melbourne house before their finances are up to snuff (or at least that’s the call most lenders […]

Buy-a-Home vs. Rent-a-Home Choice has Great $ Impact

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

  The answer to the question about whether any individual or family would be better off if they rent or buy a home can differ depending upon when the question is posed as well as the particulars of the available properties in either category. Even when the financial calculations make it clear that to buy […]

Melbourne Rental Properties Stand to Benefit from U.S. Trend

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

  The outlook for owners of Melbourne rental properties has been buoyant for some time, but last month a widely-publicized report added to the long range outlook. The study presented multiple scenarios in which demand is likely to outpace the supply of rental properties in the U.S., creating a market bound to reward their owners. […]

Melbourne Rental Home Question: Buy Now or Wait?

Saturday, August 8th, 2015

For an increasing number of Melbourne residents, what used to be a slam dunk assumption—that owning your home is preferable to opting for a Melbourne rental home—is no longer so self-evident. The powerful reasons for owning are still there: ownership still means that you are building equity over time; it still means you are free […]

Melbourne Renters Face Trend toward Continuing Rent Hikes

Friday, July 10th, 2015

“WHY YOUR RENT CHECK JUST KEEPS GOING UP” was the headline in CNN Money’s real estate special report last month, which could have explained to Melbourne renters why it is that U.S. rents keep rising faster than home values. After all, that doesn’t seem to make sense! The list of reasons was long, and taken […]

Melbourne Rental Property Success Boosted by 4 Skills

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Become a landlord! Be your own boss! Build equity that someone else pays for! These may sound like the kind of come-ons that you tune out when you hear them on the radio or TV, but, surprisingly, they’re actually more reality-based than not. Whether you’re buying a Melbourne property for its rental potential, or preparing […]

Melbourne Rental Home Net Income Depends on Prudent Budgeting

Saturday, April 18th, 2015

Owning a Melbourne rental property owes its popularity to the distinctive financial attributes it offers investors. Like a dividend-producing stock, it’s a holding that stands to produce a regular income stream. It’s also a real asset in the truest sense of the word—one with solid collateral value. For adroit Melbourne rental property investors, it’s also […]