Welcome to The Playroom
We've named our blog after the most joyful room in the house, because that's the feeling which best describes living in a Belong home. We'll be sharing tips, trends and stories from our community that capture the many ways in which we're making long-term renting a new way of life. One where all people Belong.
Real Estate Investing
Aug 9, 2022
How to Manage an Early Lease Termination
Find out how to manage a break-lease without losing rental income on your home.
Belong on Aug 9, 2022
Aug 7, 2022
Capitalization Rate: What It Is and How To Calculate It
Understand how capitalization rates (or cap rates) are calculated to identify the best methods for assessing a potential rental property investment.
Belong on Aug 7, 2022
Aug 3, 2022
Asset Management vs Property Management (and Why You Really Need Both)
Property management and asset management play distinct roles in real estate. Find out how successful real estate investors use both to maximize their returns.
Belong on Aug 3, 2022
Aug 2, 2022
How to Predict a Property’s Annual Cost of Maintenance
Predicting the annual cost of home maintenance on your rental property will allow you to plan for expenses and ensure that there are fewer surprises in store.
Belong on Aug 2, 2022
Aug 1, 2022
Tax Rates on Rental Income: What You Need to Know
There are both federal and state taxes related to real estate rental income. Learn more about tax rates on rental income in the US for rental property owners.
Belong on Aug 1, 2022
Jul 31, 2022
What is an REO Foreclosure?
Understand how to purchase an REO foreclosure property and what makes them different from other real estate investment opportunities.
Belong on Jul 31, 2022
Jul 27, 2022
Rental Inspections: Why You Need Them and What To Do With The Results
This Q&A on rental inspections for your home shows how to manage routine inspections of rental properties and how they can protect your real estate investment.
Belong on Jul 27, 2022
Jul 26, 2022
Best Miami School Districts To Own Rental Property
Before investing in a rental property in Miami, consider the schools in each neighborhood. Find out the best Miami school districts to own a rental property.
Belong on Jul 26, 2022
Jul 24, 2022
Buying an investment property? Here’s what to look for
Looking for an investment property is different from a home you’ll live in. Know what to look for
Belong on Jul 24, 2022