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7 Things to Look for in A Rental Agreement

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
{{ post.title }} One of the most common mistakes renters make is skimming over their rental agreement prior to signing it. While reviewing the fine print when signing an apartment lease can be intimidating, it is definitely worth the effort to know precisely what you're committing to.Knowing what questions to ask while signing the lease help...

Here’s What Landlord Insurance Covers

Sunday, May 15, 2022
{{ post.title }} Landlord insurance isn’t a luxury anymore; it is a necessity. And not just because it protects your rental unit from damage or misuse. Rental income isn’t always guaranteed, especially during extreme weather events when occupancy rates may be at all-time lows. Landlord insurance might cover the loss of rental income during the...

Top 4 Things That Landlords Need to Consider for 2022

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
{{ post.title }} The last two years may have held the economy hostage with mass layoffs, disrupted supply chains, and the real estate market's impending crash, things have changed for the better in 2022. Investors are no longer on their toes due to an unpredictable economy and many businesses, especially those operating in the service industry, have a...

The 5 Challenges of Residential Property Management

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
{{ post.title }} Property managers and landlords alike who look after residential properties have to deal with a wide range of problems, including tenant affairs, the flow of money, and property management. They might appear straightforward at a glance until you dig deeper. If life was only as simple as collecting the rent on time.Let’s take a curso...

Credit Reporting Changes 2022: What Landlords and Tenants Should Know

Wednesday, April 6, 2022
{{ post.title }} Experian, TransUnion, and Equifax recently announced that they will remove medical collection debt from credit reports starting July 2022. This will clear out roughly 70% of medical debt from the credit reports of US consumers. Another planned change is extending the timeline of reporting unpaid medical bills from six months to one year.&...

Questions To Ask When Hiring a Property Management Company

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
{{ post.title }} When a landlord signs a lease agreement with a renter, they're essentially assuring that they're going to hold up their side of the bargain. Even though a landlord's responsibilities can vary from one state to the other, some societally-acceptable morals suggest that there are some vital elements they need to look after, and w...

Property Management Advice: How to Handle Security Deposit Returns

Friday, March 4, 2022
{{ post.title }} Security deposits are an important tool for landlords since they can protect their property from unforeseen damages. Essentially, a security deposit is an amount the tenant pays when their lease begins. It can help a landlord when a tenant cannot pay their rent or has caused damage to their property. When security deposits aren&rsquo...

Hiring Property Managers: 6 Eye-Opening Tips

Thursday, February 24, 2022
{{ post.title }} Finding an experienced property manager for your rental unit is one of the most productive things you can do as an investor to maximize income. But finding the most well-rounded professional who aligns with your values and goals is no mean feat. It takes an experienced investor to see through the big promises and marketing buzzwords ...

The Do's and Don'ts of Property Maintenance

Thursday, February 24, 2022
{{ post.title }} There are several moving pieces involved in being a landlord. From finding tenants and interviewing them and collecting rent to making ongoing property repairs - there are a lot of processes you need to be aware of.  For example, one aspect of being a landlord is keeping the property in 'livable' condition. This means having ...

Organize Your Property Taxes Now

Tuesday, December 8, 2015
{{ post.title }} Why Should You Organize Your Taxes Now? April 15, 2016 may seem far away and you can wait to organize the information you need for your income tax return. This may be true. In fact, you may even file an extension, which would mean you have even more time before you have to worry about this annoying detail.Right now, you are probably think...

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