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    Grand Rapids #18 on List of Top 50 Bed Bug Cities

    January 21st, 2020

    Grand Rapids #18 on List of Top 50 Bed Bug Cities The pest control and rodent removers at Orkin recently released their annual Top 50 Bed Bug Cities list. Topping their list this year is Washington, D.C. Orkin’s list is based on treatment data (residential & commercial) from metro areas where they performed the most […]

    Airbnb Hosts Score Over 34K bookings for Super Bowl

    January 21st, 2020

    Airbnb Hosts Score Over 34K bookings for Super Bowl According to the Real Deal, Airbnb is gearing up to host over 34k bookings (so far) in South Florida during the upcoming Super Bowl 54 weekend.  By comparison, last year’s Super Bowl in Atlanta had less than half of that number.  In addition, they report that […]

    Landlords Find Alternatives to Security Deposits

    January 14th, 2020

    Landlords Find Alternatives to Security Deposits Renters are finding fewer places that charge a security deposit. That may be good news for tenants, but it’s a source of stress for landlords. Security deposits have traditionally been a way for landlords to protect themselves if a resident causes damage to a property or stops making payments. […]

    Zumper’s National Rent Report for January 2020

    January 14th, 2020

    Zumper’s National Rent Report for January 2020 Rental information site Zumper recently released their National Rent Report for January, 2020 showing that the median national rent for 1-bedroom apartment was $1,217 (down 0.4%) and the median two-bedroom rent was $1,460 (down 0.3%). Year to date, one bedroom prices are down 0.3% and two bedroom prices are up 0.6%. […]

    2020 RPOA Board Nominations

    January 7th, 2020

    2020 RPOA Board Nominations Each year RPOA members have an opportunity to nominate individuals to run for election to serve on the Board of Directors of the RPOA. The Board has nominated the following individuals: Jeremy Garcia Gary Hall, Incumbent Joe Howard James Loftus, Incumbent Jon Smith Steve Whitteberry Justin Workman, Incumbent In addition, RPOA […]