Posts Tagged ‘Detroit rental market’

The Yin and Yang of Metro Detroit Rentals

Most cities in Metro Detroit are worlds apart. The Metro Detroit area is one of the most polarized areas in the nation. One part is populated with people who tend strongly to be low-income,...

How to Invest in a Blighted Neighborhood

Blighted neighborhoods are genuinely a trap, but they’re only a trap for the unwary. Blight – in Detroit, it’s essentially defined as “a property that hasn’t been maintained in so long...

Investing in Detroit Properties: A Fairy Tale

Don’t stake your claim until you know the potential pitfalls. Investing in Detroit Properties – Once upon a time, a somewhat-nobleman of modest wealth from a land far, far away heard...

A DIY Landlord’s Guide to Having Positive Tenant Landlord Relationships

Behind a “bad” tenant and Landlord relationship, lies a more nuanced story. If you just cruise the Internet at random, looking at stories from landlords and tenants about the other, you rapidly...

Walkability: A Selling Point in Detroit’s Urban Sprawl

When you have to walk to get food and medicine, having food and medicine within walking distance becomes pretty important. In many of the real estate markets in big cities across the country,...

What Does Your Flat-fee Property Manager Actually Manage?

There are a surprising number of different answers to this question. Be careful! Metro Detroit’s rental scene has exploded right along with the rest of the country, and as you might expect, the...

The Hidden Problem in Detroit’s Rental Market

The other shoe is waiting…except it’s several thousand shoes. Detroit mayor Mike Duggan recently unveiled his State of the City address, in which he revealed (among many other things). The...