Top Links – February 24th, 2014

Now that February is on its way out (FINALLY!), here’s a round up of my top picks for real estate related news and advice from around the web. Enjoy!

Worried about whether or not it’s going to be tough to find a rental this year? Here are some great tips from BrickUnderground to help you prepare. Six Ways to Make Landlords Love You (BrickUnderground)

And speaking of rentals…while it’s nothing like the crazy days of 2010, renters in Manhattan are starting to get some rental breaks from landlords. Manhattan Landlords Are Starting to Offer Concessions Again As Tenants Push Back (NY Daily News)

Renters aren’t the only ones who may catch a break in the weeks and months ahead. Nationwide, more properties are finally starting to hit the market. But will the same happen for the tightly constricted NYC market? U.S. Home Sellers Return for Spring as Buyers Get Relief (Bloomberg News)

Burdened by heavy debt loads, many buyers in their 20s and 30s are getting extra help from friends and relatives. Here’s how. Finding Ways to Help Young Adults Make Their First Home Purchases (L.A. Times)

Although there are many who think current home price gains are unsustainable, the vast majority expect home prices to continue to rise in the future. Even the Pessimists Expect Home Prices to Rise for the Next Five Years (Business Insider)

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