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Renting Instead of Buying May be Right for YOU

Renting Instead of Buying May be Right for YOU

The American Dream of homeownership seemed to crash along with the housing bubble, and the recession of 2007 through 2009 that followed. Even though the financial fallout has receded, the trend to rent instead of own has continued to soar. Single-family rentals, including detached homes, duplexes and townhomes, are developing faster than any other portion of the housing market. Urban Institute states that single-family rentals outpace both home purchases and apartment-style living, increasing 30% in the last three years.

Who Is Leading The Trend To Rent Instead Of Own?

RENTCafe census data show that from 2010 to 2016, single-family rental households in the U.S. increased by nearly 2 million. Out of those renters, Millennials are leading the trend, followed by the retiring Baby Boomer population.

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How to Set Your Tenants Up For Success

How to set your tenant up for success

A landlord’s job is not only to manage properties but to ensure that tenants are set up to succeed and take care of your properties. Here are a few simple ways to ensure your tenants know your expectations. (more…)

5 Landlord Mistakes That You Can Avoid

5 Landlord Mistakes that You Can Avoid

Hey landlords, we’ve got a blog full of tips for you! Here at McGraw, we know how hard your job can be. Managing tenants is often the bulk of stress and frustration in this career. So here are a few tips that we have found to be helpful that you can implement into your practice to better prevent things from sliding into total disarray. (more…)

5 Free or Cheap Things to Do This Summer

5 Free or Cheap Things to Do This Summer

Hey parents, we know that summer vacation is in full swing for your family. We also know that this fun time of year can be coated with a dreaded phrase: “I’m bored.” Luckily for you, Tulsa has plenty to offer in the summer for you and your family. Before the sun drains you of all your motivation to make it a memorable summer, try these free or cheap things to do in Tulsa to beat the heat. (more…)

5 Questions To Ask Before Signing A Lease

5 Questions to Ask Before Signing A Lease

 

So you’re ready to rent? Perfect! Renting is a great option for all ages and family dynamics, and if you’re renting in Tulsa, you have many properties to choose from. Whether you’re looking for a one-room loft downtown or a multi-bedroom family home in the suburbs, there is surely the perfect place for you. But before you sign your name on that dotted line, be sure to think about a few questions regarding your rental. (more…)

Five Spring Time Home Maintenance Tips

Spring is here and the weather is getting nicer, which means it’s the perfect time for spring home maintenance projects! Whether you are a property owner or renter, these tips will help to make your home look great and summer ready. (more…)

Tulsa Restaurants You Must Try This February

There are many factors that make living in Tulsa enjoyable, and one of those factors is the overwhelming number of tasty and quality restaurants.

There are many factors that make living in Tulsa enjoyable, and one of those factors is the overwhelming number of tasty and quality restaurants. With that in mind (and with Valentine’s Day around the corner), we’d like to share a few of our favorite places to eat in Tulsa. (more…)

Five Indoor Weekend Activities in Tulsa

If you’re like most people living in Tulsa, you’re ready for Winter to be over and Spring to be on its way. You’re probably tired of bundling up in a winter coat and you’re likely eager for warm Spring days and time spent outdoors.

Unfortunately, we’re still in the thick of Winter, but thankfully that doesn’t mean you have to waste away the next few weeks bored inside your homes. There are many fun and affordable things to do during those cold winter weekends that make living in Tulsa more enjoyable. (more…)

3 Easy Ways to Decorate Your Rental for the Holidays

decorate your rental for the holidays

One of the most magical parts of the holidays is decorating our homes to match the excitement of the season. Although it may require us to think more creatively, decorating your rental can be just as much fun (if not more) as if you were decorating a more permanent space. With this in mind, we have come up with three ways to decorate your rental home for the holidays that can easily be stored for years to come or taken with you wherever you go next. (more…)

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