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Rent Sense: Neighborly Love

Rent Sense: Neighborly Love By Neil Fjellestad and Chris De Marco Fjellestad, Barrett & Short Life is hard enough. Who needs a neighbor with a need to crank up the volume on the television or a love for bass –driven tunes at midnight; has a barking dog when left alone; children that run and scream; […]

Rent Sense: Be a Smart Investor

Rent Sense: Be a Smart Investor By Neil Fjellestad and Chris DeMarco Fjellestad, Barrett & Short We regularly receive inquiries from frustrated rental owners that complain about their experience with property management companies.  Among the top complaints are the following: •    Prolonged vacancy with no solution •    Uncollected rent with no resolution •    Request for […]

Rent Sense: 2012 R.E. Outlook

Rent Sense: 2012 R.E. Outlook By Neil Fjellestad and Chris De Marco According to a recent Fannie Mae National Housing Survey there is consensus that rents will rise. Consumer expectations measured in this survey seem to be in line with forecasts by the National Associations of Realtors; the range of rental increase is expected to […]

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Welcome to the FBS Rent Sense Blog. We will be posting weekly Rent Sense Articles written by Neil and Chris. These articles can also be seen in major publications such as the San Diego Union Tribune. Our goal is to bring quality information to help counsel those already in or interested in the industry. Check […]