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The Hunt for Rent (in) October


Greetings, friends. As the title suggests, I am still hunting for a rental property with an October 1 move-in date. We applied for one house but lost to a couple willing to sign a 4-year lease and pay two years’ rent upfront – about $50,000 in cash. Keep in mind this wasn’t a charming yet […]

How to Play it Cool in a Hot Rental Market


Unless you’ve been living la vida Unabomber in some remote part of Montana, you know the housing market is hot, hot, hot. It’s a curious alchemy of pandemic-driven housing ennui, attractive interest rates, and seize-the-moment exuberance that has people everywhere putting down serious cash for their dream home. We are herd animals for all our […]