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Host an Open House to Attract the Right Tenants

By on October 17, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Host an Open House to Attract the Right Tenants

As most landlords will tell you, the stress level of any income property owner is directly related to the quality of the tenants they currently manage. Finding the right tenants can be tricky but settling for an under-qualified applicant may come back to haunt you. A fantastic and underutilized technique to attracting great renters is […]

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Should I Renew My Lease Agreement with My Tenant?

By on October 15, 2018 in Education with 2 Comments
Should I Renew My Lease Agreement with My Tenant?

As a landlord, you always want to have a tenant in every unit. But is it better to have a bad tenant than no tenant at all? When a lease ends you have the option to renew or not to renew the rental agreement. It’s ideal to keep a good tenant, but if you’re not […]

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Why You Want A Great Landlord-Tenant Relationship

By on August 24, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Why You Want A Great Landlord-Tenant Relationship

Fostering a great relationship between landlords and tenants is not a herculean task, though it can be difficult at times. Like any relationship, it’s important for both parties to meet halfway, and finding a prospect willing to put in that effort takes extra vetting. Renters should carefully avoid a terrible rental situation, and managers should […]

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7 Ways to Maximize Rental Property Earnings

By on July 9, 2018 in Education with 1 Comment
7 Ways to Maximize Rental Property Earnings

One of the main reasons people get into rental property management is to increase profits with a minimum amount of work.  Collecting rent, finding tenants, and addressing tenants’ concerns may not sound like tough work. But if you’re not careful, expenses can creep up on you and revenue can dip. To maximize your rental property […]

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Top 10 Ways to Drive Away Tenants (And How to Avoid Them)

By on June 25, 2018 in Education with 5 Comments
Top 10 Ways to Drive Away Tenants (And How to Avoid Them)

The following article was originally published on Let’s Talk Property Management: Good tenants are at the heart of a flourishing rental. Tenants are the backbones of a property manager or landlord’s livelihood and should be treated accordingly.  For landlords and property managers, tenants are and are the backbones of the business and livelihood. And while tenants can […]

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Top Three Mistakes New Landlords Make

By on June 20, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Top Three Mistakes New Landlords Make

Becoming a landlord can be a great way to earn passive income and save for the future. And whether you became a landlord accidentally (through inheritance or a simple need to create income with an extra property) or have purchased a property with renting in mind, every landlord has to start somewhere. Learning the basics […]

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10 Reasons You Need To Hire a Property Manager

By on June 11, 2018 in Education with 2 Comments
10 Reasons You Need To Hire a Property Manager

When you own one or two investment properties, there will come a time when you ask yourself if you should hire a property manager or conduct all the landlord responsibilities yourself. On the one hand, working with a property manager gives you a hands-off approach to your rental properties. On the other hand, working with […]

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How to Write a Great Rental Listing

By on May 18, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Write a Great Rental Listing

Find Your Renters Where They’re Searching: Writing a rental listing is only half the battle; you have to make sure that potential applicants will actually find the listing! Even if your listing is perfect, covers all the basics and the extra details, it will not be worthwhile if no one actually sees it. So, where […]

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How to Raise the Rent on Your Tenants

By on May 16, 2018 in Education with 8 Comments
How to Raise the Rent on Your Tenants

Increasing the monthly rent on your rental properties is something every landlord will inevitably experience.  Like most industries, the rental market responds to economic trends creating opportunities for owners to ask more or less for rent depending on their region.  The recent years have provided a positive position for rental property owners who are experiencing […]

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Landlords on Vacation? Yes, You Can!

By on February 21, 2018 in Education with 0 Comments
Landlords on Vacation? Yes, You Can!

Landlords are no different than the rest of us, who dream of going on vacation and taking a break from the day-to-day.  But owning and managing rental properties comes with certain responsibilities that can make taking even a short time off seem impossible. The truth is, with proper preparation, landlords can find a relaxing hiatus […]

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