Best Markets to Become a Landlord

RealtyTrac analyzed rental market conditions in 370 major U.S. counties, including median home prices, average rents and unemployment rates. Results brought out some of the best markets to become a landlord. Woodbury County, Iowa is one. Median home prices also include the Sioux City metro area, were a low $84,250 while rents averaged $914 a month. That translates into a rental return of about 13% for landlords. RealtyTrac also suggested that investors take the demographics of an area into account, particularly in retirement-friendly markets. Don't count out millennials. Check on the top metro areas.

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