Category Archives: Pricing


How to Determine Rents and Manage Rent Increases

Posted on June 24, 2019 in Pricing, Property Management, Real Estate Investment
Your rental property is a business! This may not be the most profound statement you have heard all day, but it is nevertheless critical to your success as a residential rental property owner. And that means you must be vigilant to manage your business in the pursuit of cash-on-cash return plus increased asset value of your investment. As a business, your “inventory” is floor space. You sell it via rent ...Read More

The Rise and Fall of Rents – The Law of Supply & Demand

Posted on September 10, 2018 in Pricing
This issue of The Residential Investor Connection delivers sound advice for Landlords and Tenants alike. Whether you are reading this on the KRS Holdings  site or Great Richmond Rentals, you’ll profit from insight for both renters and residential real estate investors. Rental Properties … the Law of Supply & Demand The law of supply and demand was not formulated based on residential real estate. That said it is very much ...Read More

How To Price A Rental Property – Top Dollar May Not Be The Best Dollar

Posted on June 22, 2016 in Pricing, Real Estate Investment
If Goldilocks was a residential real estate investor trying to figure out how to price a rental property, the story may have gone like this. Goldilocks was faced with deciding how to price her rental unit. She got out her calculator and came up with a number. “This number is too high!” She exclaimed. So, she daintily (but diligently) pecked away at her calculator keys and concluded, “This number is ...Read More

Millennial Renters Charm Triangle

Posted on May 6, 2016 in Pricing, Real Estate Investment
Lifestyle, Technology & Social There have been tons written about millennials – who they are, what they want and how they differ from previous generations. Now let’s distill all that down for the benefit of you, residential rental investors, in seeking to attract this vast pool of renters This group, born between 1980 and 2000, represent 60% of renters. There are several reasons why renting is their favored housing option. ...Read More

Retaining Long Term Quality Senior Tenants

Posted on March 12, 2016 in Pricing
Once You’ve Successfully Snagged Boomer Tenants, Here’s How To Keep Them As Seniors In last month’s issue of the Residential Investor Connection LINK TO 11/16 KRS ARTICLE, we stressed that Richmond and Tidewater area residential rental landlords have much to look forward to from the transitioning Boomer generation. Demand for rental units by the “empty-nesters” is accelerating. And that is driving demand for both multi-family rental properties as well as single-family ...Read More

Rental Property Buying Opportunities 2016

Posted on February 19, 2016 in Pricing, Real Estate Investment
Residential Rental Property Buying in 2016   As CEO of KRS Holdings - a rental property management firm serving investors in Central Virginia – I am bullish on the purchase of rental properties this year. My experience and analysis of the Central Virginia rental property market supports my conclusion that 2016 presents a nearly perfect climate for rental property investors … one which may not prove repeatable for decades. What ...Read More