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
Renovation and Remodeling
Jan 25, 2023
What Renters Insurance Should You Require Your Tenants To Have?
Should you require tenants to have renters insurance? Learn more about renters insurance and the kind of protection it provides for landlords and rental homes.
Belong on Jan 25, 2023
Jan 16, 2023
Are Property Management Fees Tax Deductible?
Most landlords can deduct fees paid to a property manager or Belong as a rental expense on yearly tax returns. Learn more about what does and doesn't qualify.
Belong on Jan 16, 2023
Jan 12, 2023
States with the most rental vacancies in 2022
Ashleigh on Jan 12, 2023
Jan 11, 2023
How To Do An Accurate Rental Property Cash Flow Analysis
Most landlords want positive cash flow, but to do an accurate rental property cash flow analysis, you’ll need a spreadsheet and these important calculations.
Belong on Jan 11, 2023
Jan 10, 2023
3 Ways To Reduce Rental Property Vacancies
Discover 3 ways to reduce rental vacancies and how Belong finds residents 66% faster than average.
Belong on Jan 10, 2023
Jan 5, 2023
What is The Difference Between a Buyer's Market and a Seller's Market?
How to spot the difference between a buyers and sellers market to determine if you should sell or rent out your property in your local real estate market.
Belong on Jan 5, 2023
Jan 4, 2023
Where are the Most Recession-Proof Housing Markets in 2023?
Where are the most recession-proof housing markets? We take a look at the data for 2023 and how to protect your real estate investment on the rental market.
Belong on Jan 4, 2023
Dec 31, 2022
What Landlords Need to Know About the End of the LA Eviction Moratorium
The Los Angeles City Council is ending renter eviction protections on Jan 31 2023. Learn what this means for landlords starting Feb 1 2023 for rent and pricing
Belong on Dec 31, 2022
Dec 17, 2022
Homeowners completed 134 million renovation projects since 2019—these were the most common
Belong used U.S. Census Bureau data to identify the top 12 home renovations completed since 2019.
Jane Allison on Dec 17, 2022