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Tips for Buying a Property With Existing Tenants

By on August 17, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Tips for Buying a Property With Existing Tenants

Each investment property comes with its own risks and rewards, and this is even truer when your property comes with rent-paying tenants, so you can start collecting rental income right away. However, there are ins-and-outs to buying a tenant-occupied rental, and every investor should know the potential roadblocks and benefits to inheriting tenants with your […]

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The Lease Signing Process for Landlords and Tenants

By on August 15, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
The Lease Signing Process for Landlords and Tenants

When it comes to signing a lease agreement between landlord and tenant, what is the standard process? The rental lease agreement is a formal contract between a tenant and a property owner, or a representative of the owner, like a property manager, outlining the terms and conditions for living at a rental property in exchange […]

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How to Keep Your House Cool on a Budget

By on August 13, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Keep Your House Cool on a Budget

As the summer months drag on, it can sometimes feel like keeping your house cool is an impossible task. Long, sticky nights can seem unbearable, particularly if you don’t have the luxury of air conditioning. When it’s hot out, it might seem like cranking up the AC is your only option.  But depending on your […]

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Back-to-School Ideas for Your Multifamily Rental Property: Infographic

By on August 10, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Back-to-School Ideas for Your Multifamily Rental Property: Infographic

School supplies are running store shelves and children are soaking up those last summer rays. With summer break nearing its end, and back-to-school season in full swing, now is the perfect time to wow your residents and remind them why living in your rental property is wonderful. As parents and students are settling back into […]

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Maintenance Expenses for Your Rental Property

By on August 8, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Maintenance Expenses for Your Rental Property

Owning an investment property requires a little more work than simply collecting rental payments, paying the mortgage and pocketing the profit.  First-time landlords will benefit from understanding all the expenses that go into owning a rental home beyond a mortgage payment. An investor’s budget should allocate for standard homeowner expenses like mortgage, taxes, insurance, and […]

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6 Great Tips for Buying Your Next Rental Property

By on August 6, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
6 Great Tips for Buying Your Next Rental Property

For some people, real estate is addictive. Once you’ve started making money off your first rental property, all you want to do is make more. For some investors, acquiring a second or third rental property is a great idea. For others, it’s not. Even if you’re making money with your first and only rental property, […]

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How to Give Notice to Your Landlord

By on August 3, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Give Notice to Your Landlord

Whether you are making the plunge to buy your first home after renting, are moving for a job or simply found your dream apartment elsewhere, if you find yourself wanting to move out of your current rental, there are steps to be taken. While it can be easy to give into the excitement of a […]

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A Property Manager’s Guide to Maintaining Proper Records

A Property Manager’s Guide to Maintaining Proper Records

Proper file management for landlords and property managers can save you tons of time if ever faced with an audit, legal dispute, Fair Housing claim, or if you simply need to find specific lease terms.   Like most businesses, state and federal guidelines dictate which files professionals in the rental industry must keep and for […]

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How To Cut Costs When Moving

By on July 30, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
How To Cut Costs When Moving

Like everything else we do, moving to a new house or apartment entails certain costs, but in many cases, those expenses shoot up to heights that cause our stress levels to do the same. Yes, moving requires you to spend a certain amount of money, but that doesn’t mean your costs should become stratospheric.  There […]

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How to Document Your Belongings For Renters Insurance

By on July 27, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Document Your Belongings For Renters Insurance

By now, many responsible tenants know the importance of renters insurance. Policies can save renters thousands in the event of damages caused by personal negligence or unforeseeable threats to the property. Knowing that you have the right renters insurance policy can offer you a great deal of peace of mind, and will allow your landlord […]

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