WYL Blog: COVID19 Resource Center

The Top 3 Ways for Landlords to Collect Rent During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Top 3 Ways for Landlords to Collect Rent During COVID-19 Pandemic

What are the best ways to collect rent during the COVID-19 pandemic? What are the best alternatives to paper checks post-COVID-19? Read on to find out.   ...

How Landlords can Safely Show Apartments During the Pandemic

How Landlords can Safely Show Apartments During the Pandemic

Showing vacant properties safely during the pandemic can be challenging. Here are some ways to show your listings effectively and safely. ...

Why the Pandemic May be a Good Time to Find a New Apartment

Why the Pandemic May be a Good Time to Find a New Apartment

It may be counterintuitive to consider moving during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, due to lack of demand, job losses and declining confidence in the rental market, you may be able to take advantage of the market downturn and gain an edge. Here are ways you can capitalize on the downturn in the rental market when considering moving to ...

3 Things to Consider Before your Lease is up During COVID-19

3 Things to Consider Before your Lease is up During COVID-19

With the world constantly changing as a result of COVID-19, it’s important to start thinking about how to find a new place to live, before your current lease is up. The rental market is very volatile at this time, so it’s crucial to be critical when thinking about your next move. COVID-19 is not going anywhere for now, so ...

How COVID-19 is making Real-Estate Virtual

How COVID-19 is making Real-Estate Virtual

Many of us can agree that this situation is all but a little strange. Not being able to live in a way in which we’re accustomed to can be taxing. Having to remain in self-isolation due to COVID-19, away from friends and family for a prolonged period of time has become our new reality. Many are striving for life to be as it once ...

How COVID-19 has Impacted New York City: Opinion Piece

How COVID-19 has Impacted New York City: Opinion Piece

COVID-19 has killed over one hundred thousand people in the United States. Over thirty thousand have died in New York. This has forced officials to put restrictions on activities in the city to contain the rapid spread of the virus. The restrictions are limiting but they are in place in the interest of trying to save more lives.  ...

Will COVID-19 Cause a Shift From City Living to Suburban Living?

Will COVID-19 Cause a Shift From City Living to Suburban Living?

Life is so unpredictable, we truly never know what’s next. In one moment, things in our lives can drastically change, which is just what we experienced with COVID-19. In just a moment, a virus catapulted us into a new reality, one where we’ve been forced to work at home and to social distance.  A reality where ...

Why Rental Costs are Decreasing in Major Cities During the COVID-19 Crisis

Why Rental Costs are Decreasing in Major Cities During the COVID-19 Crisis

Rent prices have outrun inflation for years. In the last decade alone, apartment rental costs have risen by 150% and until recently, there was no end in sight for this unprecedented increase.  Now, because of the coronavirus, it's finally beginning to go down. This decrease is especially notable in big cities, where th ...