While investment into the build-to-rent property market proves significant despite a global pandemic, more buyers are gravitating towards single-family rental units. The US has shown surprising resilience in the build-to-rent sub-market.
If you manage multiple properties, you’re well aware that collecting on-time rent has always been a struggle. Whether the reason for late rent payments is getting lost in the mail, poor communication with tenants, the renter just doesn’t have the funds available for rent at the due date, or they simply forgot it, the bottom line is it affects your cash flow.
In an ideal world, an investor will never have to file an insurance claim on any of their investment properties. Unfortunately, if you have multiple properties within your real estate portfolio, filing a claim is inevitable. The larger your portfolio is, the likelihood of a claim only increases. Thankfully, you can take some simple steps before and during a claims process to make sure it is processed as quickly as possible.
Here comes yet another Hurricane Season.
On August 5th, the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at Colorado State University increased its forecast for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season to “extremely active.” According to their report, they predict “an above-normal probability for major hurricanes making landfall along the continental United States coastline.” Unfortunately, it only takes one storm to cause physical substantial and financial damage.