Category Archives: Rental Home Insurance

Rental Insurance: reasons for needing rental insurance, rental insurance suggestions and tips, liabilities of not having rental insurance and more.

Landlord Insurer now Insures Multiple Rental Properties

International Insurance Group, Inc. (IIG) in this week’s PRWEB press release revealed they are now able to offer investors who own ten or more rental properties a commercial insurance policy that covers them all. IIG offers rental landlord insurance to those who rent homes or condos as an income source, whether for dwelling or vacation. … Continue reading

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Tips on Purchasing a Vacation Home

Vacation homes have become more affordable for the middle class. As well, a vacation home can be a great investment with high returns, while you enjoy your home. There are several things to consider when thinking about purchasing a vacation home, though. Pricing and Investment Many people are turning to vacation rentals as an alternative … Continue reading

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Big Investors Buy Up Single-Family Homes for Rentals

Investors are buying up single family homes in areas most depressed by the housing bust and using them as rentals. Over the past five years Wall Street estimates almost $10 billion has been spent to purchase these homes. Research suggests that about 50 percent of U.S. rentals are now single family homes and about 25% … Continue reading

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Investors Are Buying Up Phoenix Homes for Rentals

Big investors have been buying up Phoenix metro homes to use as rentals. In 2012 the Arizona Republic estimated 25% of available homes in the area had been purchased by investors and in the past several weeks a New York based real estate corporation has purchased several million dollars-worth of homes in the region. Through … Continue reading

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How to Best Deal with Vacant Homes after Foreclosure

In light of the foreclosure crisis many communities are in a dilemma about what to do with fast-accumulating vacant homes and the fact that less people can now qualify for mortgages. In Chicago communities, investors, property managers and others convened at the Federal Reserve Bank on Jan. 30, 2013 for a forum on Single-Family Rental … Continue reading

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Home Rental Bet by California Billionaire

In Wake County, North Carolina a California-based company is buying up homes to apparently use as rentals. The company “American Homes 4 Rent” is based out of Malibu, California has spent more than $13 million on homes in Wake County. American Homes 4 Rent is a company formed in 2012 and one of many private … Continue reading

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Hidden Costs and Difficulties in Owning a Vacation Home

Vacation home ownership is rising. It increased by 7% in 2011 and will most likely show a rise in 2012 and 2013. Though one may not be able to imagine a downside, there are many unexpected and hidden costs one should consider before purchasing a vacation home. Many retirees wish to head to warmer temperatures … Continue reading

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