Prior to the rise of the internet, apartment hunting was dominated by print. Potential residents armed themselves with classified ads from newspapers, fliers found on bulletin boards, and, in larger communities, with apartment magazines filled with listings from residential buildings in their city. It was then a matter of footwork. Visiting all the listings that looked promising only to discover that the neighborhood wasn’t right or the property was in disrepair, etc. Apartment hunters of the past could spend weeks trying to pinpoint the perfect residence.
Today, all they need is a computer or smart phone with a solid internet connection and the weeks of research and time spent trekking from property to property can be accomplished in a few hours.… Read the rest
“It’s never been a better time to buy a home.” Potential home buyers have heard this before but in this current market, the saying is actually true. Several factors have come together to truly make today’s market a buyer’s market. Real estate classes can clue home buyers in to the many advantages of purchasing a home in 2011 including:
- Record low interest rates;
- Dropping home prices;
- And an increased selection of homes.
In response to the sluggish economy, the Federal Reserve Board has kept interest rates at record lows to encourage borrowing to stimulate the marketplace. The feds have signaled their intent to keep these rates low into the year 2013.… Read the rest
The shift in the nature of thought itself has been one that’s still so very new that it’s impossible to make predictions, or even make any judgments. There are wide ramifications to the last 15 years, when the internet became part of the way the world works. It’s become such a big part, in fact, that the idea of a world without it makes many people very anxious.
Contemporary culture now has access to information and realities that the previous generation could only guess at. Today, with organizations like transglobe property management , one can even facilitate a physical move through its representation in the virtual realms.… Read the rest
With more people having to move back to renting, and it being a buyers market, people are choosing who they want to rent from. For the most part it is of course the best property management companies who are winning in this situation. While any individual who owns an apartment complex could potentially make a lot of money if they have the right reputation, it is instead companies like Transglobe Property Management that let others own the buildings and they just take care of them that are really hitting it big.
There is a good reason for this. Good property management companies have put a lot of work and energy into being the best company that they can for their clients, both the landlords and the tenants.… Read the rest