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Property Management Software, Solutions, Strategies, and Reviews

Property Management Software, Solutions, Strategies, and Reviews

Property managers that thrive execute one thing very well: Efficiency. Because there are so many moving parts that go into running a successful rental business, property managers need have a system that keeps them efficient and effective.  Property management software gives landlords and property managers a convenient solution to organize their rental business and streamline […]

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20 Things I Wish I Knew Before Investing in Real Estate

By on May 12, 2017 in Education with 4 Comments
20 Things I Wish I Knew Before Investing in Real Estate

Real estate can be one of the most profitable and secure investments for individuals who do their research and put energy into efficiently managing their properties. I bought my first property when I was 21 and officially entered the investment game when I purchased my second property a few years later. As my investment portfolio […]

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The Most Important Tips For First-Time Landlords

By on March 30, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
The Most Important Tips For First-Time Landlords

Congratulations on making the leap towards owning an investment property. Real estate investments are often seen as one of the most reliable (and profitable) investment opportunities due to the tax benefits and income potential. However, a reliable and profitable investment will only become safe and lucrative if managed properly.  A new landlord needs to take […]

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How To Help Your Tenants Get Their Security Deposit Back

By on February 22, 2017 in Education with 3 Comments
How To Help Your Tenants Get Their Security Deposit Back

Ten tips for landlords and property managers on how to help your tenants get their full security deposit back by preventing property damage and keeping the unit clean. Despite what some renters might think, most landlords are not out to get them. Asking unfairly high rent prices or keeping every dime of a security deposit […]

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How to Throw a Last-Minute Resident Super Bowl Bash

By on January 31, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Throw a Last-Minute Resident Super Bowl Bash

It’s almost time for the event that avid sports fans and dedicated snack fans alike wait for all year: Super Bowl Sunday! If you find yourself wishing you had planned a fantastic resident party that your tenants will be talking about as much as the halftime show, it’s not too late. As long as you […]

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Why Join a Landlord Association?

By on January 10, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
Why Join a Landlord Association?

Have you ever wonder what it would be like to join a landlord association? (Or a rental owners association; rental housing association; property management association; or real estate investors association?). Whether you are new to the game, or a seasoned rental professional, joining a professional organization related to your career or investment hobby can prove […]

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Important Steps for Landlords Going on Vacation

By on December 12, 2016 in Education with 1 Comment
Important Steps for Landlords Going on Vacation

Landlords on vacation? Yes, it is possible to take a break from the tenant phone calls, the maintenance issues, the numbers, and truly relax – here’s how! If you own or manage rental property it is important to follow a few simple steps to make sure your property and renters are taken care of before you go […]

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New Landlord Introduction Letter

By on November 16, 2016 in Education with 1 Comment
New Landlord Introduction Letter

Congratulations! You just purchased a new investment property. And it even comes with rent paying tenants, so you can start collecting rental income right away! If you are self-managing your new property, it is a good idea to introduce yourself as the new owner/landlord. Not only is this a friendly step to take with your […]

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10 Qualities of a Dream Tenant

By on September 21, 2016 in Education with 5 Comments
10 Qualities of a Dream Tenant

A good landlord will go to great lengths to find a qualified tenant for their rental property. Qualified tenants are those that have a proven track record of financial responsibility and rule-abiding behavior, indicating their ability to pay rent and not damage the property. But a great landlord will hope for more than just a […]

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10 Tips Every Long Distance Landlord Needs To Know

By on April 12, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
10 Tips Every Long Distance Landlord Needs To Know

Whether you made a deliberate choice to expand your investment portfolio, or you inherited a property you want to rent out, if your property is located outside of your home town, you will find additional challenges as you take on the role of long-distance landlord. One of the biggest challenges for long distance landlords involves […]

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