Rent Property Costs

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New Rental Property Costs During Pandemic

Q: Do you think rental properties are still a good investment now during the pandemic? Scott, Nyack, NY A: The strength of any investment depends on the numbers (ROI etc.) vis-a-vis the investor’s goals. The pandemic has certainly affected rental property, particularly multi-family rentals because tenant behavior has changed as a result of the pandemic. For example, now that more tenants are staying home during the pandemic, many of the costs and expenses generated in rental properties have increased for things like water, electricity and gas, trash removal as well as cleaning & disinfecting common areas used by tenants, like stairwells, elevators and lobbies. In addition, with so many more people working and learning from home, rental properties are facing […]

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