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Pros and Cons of Offering Deals to Find Tenants

One of the biggest parts of being a landlord and or property manager is constantly attracting and filling your vacancies with high quality tenants. When you have a long vacancy or when you’re having trouble attracting potential tenants to a vacancy, it’s natural to offer a good incentive for potential tenants to call and inquire ..Read More

Tips on Keeping High Quality Tenants

Renting to high quality tenants isn’t a walk in the park. High quality tenants have their standards as well and are very often difficult to come by – as they often pick you as a landlord vs the other way around. The most important piece of advice on finding high quality tenants is to have ..Read More

My Tenant is Subletting: What Can I Do?

A tenant subletting your property without your consent can be dangerous. Your original tenant disregarded their lease agreement and has also undermined your screening process. The sublet tenant can cause damages to your property without having their name written on your lease. How do you hold them accountable? Or the better question, who do you ..Read More

Home Improvement Ideas on a Budget

Making home improvements to your rental will help you extend the lease on good tenants. Upgrades in the rental property will also increase the value of your investment while making it easier for you to avoid long vacancy periods. However, there’s no need to break the bank, when making home improvements. Add value to your ..Read More

How to Build a Solid Maintenance Team

Part of being a landlord is making sure your rental properties are in tip top shape. When you have 2 or even 4 rental units, going the DIY route can make sense. Sometimes, however, some repairs may be a little over your head. Or maybe, you just don’t want to deal with them at all. ..Read More

How To Collect Rent on Time, Every Time

Figuring out how to collect rent on time from your tenants every month has always been a frustrating challenge for any landlord. Whether you’re a new landlord or a seasoned veteran, all landlords struggle to figure this out at least once. The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t made this any easier either! Luckily, there are many different ..Read More

Why You Should Always Ask Renters For Insurance

First and foremost, if you plan to manage a rental property, you should make it a priority to have property insurance. Having property protection coverage ensures that your property, and your investment, are safe in case there is some kind of damage to the property. Depending on the coverage, property insurance provides a protective blanket ..Read More

How to Attract Long-term Tenants

While having short-time renters presents its own benefits for rental management, it’s also true that having to constantly work on finding new tenants. A high occupancy turnover requires that property management maintains the property in pristine conditions for prospective tenants to see.  Once a tenant decides to not renew or extend a lease contract, it’s ..Read More

How to Collect Rent on Time

Collecting rent on time is one of the top priorities for rental management. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic made it harder for landlords and property managers to collect rent on time. As millions of people tried to stay home as much as possible, collecting rent with the traditional methods proved to be obsolete. Additionally, millions of ..Read More

Warning Signs Your Home Might Fail an Inspection

Before investing in a new property, every home-owner should consider having a home inspection. It can be a valuable tool that helps you identify issues that might otherwise escape the naked eye.  As an investor, a home inspection will help you spot the areas in the property where you should make improvements in order for ..Read More

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