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Safety Checklist For Rental Properties

By on August 2, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Safety Checklist For Rental Properties

Rental property owners and managers are responsible for providing safe and healthy conditions for their tenants.  Rental property safety includes keeping tenants safe from physical harm from insecure or damaged structures, reducing the threat of criminal intruders that could harm or threaten your tenants, and providing a property that does not negatively affect a tenant’s […]

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Rental Property Maintenance : The Ultimate Guide – Free eBook

By on May 4, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Rental Property Maintenance : The Ultimate Guide – Free eBook

Part of managing a successful investment property involves keeping up with property maintenance so you can charge the maximum rent for your area, maintain a safe home for your renters, and ensure that vacancies rate remain low. The best property care involves routine maintenance and inspections each season that will prepare a home for seasonal elements […]

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Iowa Introduces New Rental Inspection Requirement for Landlords

By on April 11, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Iowa Introduces New Rental Inspection Requirement for Landlords

  Rental Inspection Programs are city or county wide ordinances that require rental property owners to register their properties and agree to an inspection. The properties are typically inspected for compliance with state and local laws involving property maintenance. The Oskaloosa City Council voted to adopt a Rental Housing Inspection Program in April 2017, which […]

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5 Mobile Rental Inspection Apps for Property Management

By on November 2, 2016 in Education with 15 Comments
5 Mobile Rental Inspection Apps for Property Management

Advancements in mobile software applications has made it easier for landlords and property managers to complete rental inspections. Mobile inspection apps allow users to click-through an inspection checklist on their phone, take photos that are automatically attached to an inspection report, and generate downloadable PDF reports to be shared and stored. Inspection apps deliver convenient ways for landlords and tenants […]

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Safety Checklist For Rental Properties- Infographic

By on September 23, 2016 in Education with 2 Comments
Safety Checklist For Rental Properties- Infographic

Providing safe and healthy living conditions within your rental properties remains a legal responsibility for property owners and managers. Property safety requirements cover a broad range of needs including: keeping tenants free of harm, reducing the threat of foreseeable criminal intrusions, and providing a property that will not negatively affect a tenant’s health. Conduct regular inspections […]

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Important Inspections for your Rental Property

By on September 10, 2015 in Education with 0 Comments
Important Inspections for your Rental Property

Maintaining a residential property requires active care and preventive maintenance to ensure the longevity of your home.  In the case of rental housing, most owners do not live onsite and rely on tenants and management to maintain the condition of their investment property.   Despite one’s best effort to screen applicants in order to find […]

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Spring Has Sprung, Have You Completed Your “Spring Cleaning”?

By on April 8, 2015 in Education with 0 Comments
Spring Has Sprung, Have You Completed Your “Spring Cleaning”?

To properly maintain and ensure the safety of your rental properties it’s important to run through a checklist on a regular basis. I like to do my inspections and maintenance in the fall and spring if not more often to make sure that things are as they should be. I’ve included the items that I […]

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