How Long Does an Eviction Take?

Evictions are one of the most expensive and stressful parts of being a landlord. Evictions can result in lost rent, require a big time commitment, and can increase the risk for property damage. Evictions are a worst case scenario for any landlord, property owner or manager because of the costs associated with the process. One…

The middle class is struggling to make the rent

The number of cost-burdened renters is on the rise. Making the rent is a common struggle for the poor. But it’s becoming increasingly difficult among the middle class. One in five renter households making $45,000-$75,000 a year are considered “cost-burdened,” meaning they spend more than 30% of their income on rent, according to Harvard’s State…

Why your rent check just keeps going up

San Francisco rents were up 15% in April from last year, according to Zillow It’s gotten a lot harder to make the rent. Rents have been soaring across the country, even outpacing home values, according to a recent Zillow report. Some areas are facing a particularly harsh reality: In San Francisco, renters have seen a…