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10 Must-Have Products To Deep Clean Your Rental

By on October 19, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
10 Must-Have Products To Deep Clean Your Rental

Cleaning can be a quite a chore–literally. While you may not be looking forward to the task of deep cleaning your rental, it truly is necessary. If you’re moving out of your current rental and want to ensure your security deposit’s safe return, or you are moving into a new place and are not positive […]

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A Landlord’s Guide to Hurricane Safety

By on October 4, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
A Landlord’s Guide to Hurricane Safety

Current updates about Florida’s Hurricane Mathew is an important reminder that hurricane season is upon us.  Property managers and landlords in hurricane zones have the added responsibility of ensuring the safety of their tenants and properties. While it is not necessarily a landlord’s job to hold their renters’ hands through every scary situation, ensuring that […]

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Investment Protection: Storm Windows for Rentals

By on October 3, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
Investment Protection: Storm Windows for Rentals

If you own, sell or manage rental properties, you probably spend a good portion of your time and budget dealing with ongoing maintenance issues. As frustrating as that may be at times, maintaining the physical property in good working order is crucial to the long-term success of any rental investment. We all recognize the importance […]

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Safety Checklist For Rental Properties- Infographic

By on September 23, 2016 in Education with 3 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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What’s the Difference Between Wear & Tear vs. Damage

By on September 12, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
What’s the Difference Between Wear & Tear vs. Damage

Landlords and tenants alike often become confused about what qualifies as normal wear & tear versus actual damage when it comes to tenant turnover. Renters are typically responsible for damage that is out of the ordinary, which can be deducted from a security deposit. Renters are not held accountable for the normal wear and tear […]

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10 Tips To Get Your Property Ready For Summer

By on May 27, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
10 Tips To Get Your Property Ready For Summer

It’s time to get your apartment complexes and rental properties ready for summer. The warm weather means your residents want to get outside and enjoy the community features you offer.  Any pool areas, bbq pits, and picnic areas should be ready and inviting for summertime use and the social atmosphere that makes your property stand […]

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Is Your Property Rent Ready ?

By on May 24, 2016 in Education with 4 Comments
Is Your Property Rent Ready ?

A fresh start to a new lease means getting your property rent ready and sparkling for your next tenant. Rent ready means your rental property is in perfect condition for new tenants to move in.  The sooner your property is rent ready, the sooner you can start collecting rent, and the less money you will […]

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Must Do Spring Maintenance for Your Rentals

By on April 14, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
Must Do Spring Maintenance for Your Rentals

Sunshine is thawing out the last remnants of winter as the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, that means it’s time for spring maintenance at your rental properties.  Crossing off the items on your spring cleaning to do list and getting after these simple maintenance jobs will fend off potential moisture problems, prevent costly […]

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Maintenance Expenses for Your Rental Property

By on February 24, 2016 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, […]

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Mold and Your Rental Home

By on February 17, 2016 in Education with 4 Comments
Mold and Your Rental Home

Mold is one of the most controversial environmental hazards that creates big problems landlords – from expensive property damage and lost rent to multi-million dollar tenant lawsuits for mold-related illness. While a landlord is legally tasked with maintaining habitual premises for all tenants, responsibility and liability for mold control has been debated as to a […]

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