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The Best Way to Collect Rent From Your Tenants

By on September 24, 2018 in Education with 1 Comment
The Best Way to Collect Rent From Your Tenants

One of the most important policies you will need to create when deciding to rent out a property or drafting your lease agreement, is developing a rent collection policy. Your lease should say how much rent is due, what day it is due each month, and give details on what forms of payment are accepted […]

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8 Ways to Make Moving Easier for Kids: Infographic

By on September 21, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
8 Ways to Make Moving Easier for Kids: Infographic

Finding the perfect rental can be a process, but moving into one, can be a whole new ball game. While the stress of moving can be mitigated with some proper planning and clever moving tips, it is still always a bit stressful on everyone involved. This can be especially true if you are in the […]

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Rewarding Good Tenants for Their Behavior Makes Sense

By on September 19, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Rewarding Good Tenants for Their Behavior Makes Sense

  As landlords, most of us know the pain of having bad tenants and the process and legal actions that sometimes have to be taken when dealing with them. We know what to do when we have a bad tenant but what about when you have a good tenant you want to keep? All landlords […]

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How to Light a Living Room with No Overhead Lighting

By on September 17, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Light a Living Room with No Overhead Lighting

When you rent a place to live, you are often most focused on important details like location, neighbors, community, and other must-have rental features. But what if, as you move the last box into a new place, you realize that your living room have no overhead lighting? Lack of overhead lighting occurs in rentals for […]

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How to Find A Rental, According to Stock Photos

By on September 14, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Find A Rental, According to Stock Photos

Writing about the real estate industry often coincides with searching for that perfect photo. For me, that can mean sifting through dozens of cheesy stock photos in order to find a gem. When I came across an article from Apartment Therapy on the home buying process according to stock photos, I couldn’t resist a good […]

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Data Shows Automatic Payments Prevent Late Fees and Save Renters Money – White Paper

By on September 12, 2018 in Education, News with 0 Comments
Data Shows Automatic Payments Prevent Late Fees and Save Renters Money – White Paper

The Effect of Automatic Rent Payments on Tenant Late Fees Download the white paper here. An analysis of rent payment data reveals how renters can save money by paying rent online and using automatic payment options to avoid late fees. SUMMARY Monthly rent accounts for a large portion of a renter’s income. With rental markets […]

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8 Key Factors to Consider When Renting to Elderly Tenants

By on September 10, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
8 Key Factors to Consider When Renting to Elderly Tenants

If you own rental properties or you are a real estate manager targeting the elderly, you need to be careful when it comes to furnishing or managing senior housing. For the elderly renters the requirements may be complex. Research from the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies indicates that there has been a major increase […]

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What Should a Property Manager Wear?

By on September 7, 2018 in Education with 2 Comments
What Should a Property Manager Wear?

Property management certainly has its ups and downs, and each day can bring with it new challenges and duties. This diverse range of tasks can make finding the appropriate attire a challenge at times. But in spite of that challenge, we know that first impressions matter. And in a world where professionalism is key, these […]

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Simple Ways to Make Tenants Feel at Home

By on September 6, 2018 in Education with 2 Comments
Simple Ways to Make Tenants Feel at Home

The landlord-tenant relationship is critical to successful property management, and like any relationship, a good one requires care to foster mutual respect. You want a tenant who is respectful of amenities and responsible with upkeeping tasks—changing the air filter, maintaining a pest-free living space, or making sure the water is running in winter. And a […]

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Top 10 Real Estate Apps That Can Help You

By on September 4, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Top 10 Real Estate Apps That Can Help You

In today’s modern world, everything can be done on the tips of your fingers! Smartphones and tablets have made things easier for everyone. You can order your clothes online, or your books, or even electronics from the comfort of your homes. There is no need to walk around and spend your whole time trying to […]

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