June 2018

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    In the United States, millions of independent landlords rent housing accommodations to student tenants as a source of secondary income. The independent landlord existed long before the introduction of purpose-built or luxury student housing.Landlords will need a basic understanding of real estate and residential housing laws since they are...
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    For many students, living with roommates can be a rite of passage in college and university. It instantly increases your social circle, provides a solid support system and can lead to life-long relationships. Sometimes students actually stay with the same roommate(s) for their entire college or university degree.You have probably heard of at least...
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    We previously provided some recommendations on how to screen prospective student tenants. There are many questions that landlords can ask to help narrow down an influx of potential student tenant inquiries, especially during the peak rental seasons.Another important issue some landlords inquire about is: “I only want student tenants in my...
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    When international students commit to furthering their education and living abroad in a different country, culture shock can be a common occurrence. This often is due to a variety of reasons such as multiple norms to adjust to, cultural contrasts and higher costs of living.When living in off-campus student housing, the biggest culture shock often...