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The Ultimate Rental Property Checklist – Amenities That Matter

By on October 7, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
The Ultimate Rental Property Checklist – Amenities That Matter

We’ve made it easy to evaluate your next rental property in order to make sure it has the features that matter most to you: Download the Ultimate Rental Property Checklist here. Finding the perfect rental can seem like a chore. Researching listing after listing might make you feel like it’s not worth the effort, or that […]

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10 Qualities of a Dream Tenant

By on September 21, 2016 in Education with 4 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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New Tenant Success Tips – Renter Maintenance Checklist

By on September 19, 2016 in Education with 3 Comments
New Tenant Success Tips – Renter Maintenance Checklist

While your tenants may love the renter perks of a low maintenance household, they still need to remember the basic care instructions of keeping a home clean and looked after. Landlords will find success by providing their renters with tools and friendly reminders of what it takes to be a great renter. A great renter […]

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Stylish Storage Solutions for Closet-less Rentals

By on September 7, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
Stylish Storage Solutions for Closet-less Rentals

Rental living can come with a host of benefits like amenities from gyms to pool- or simply the lack of dealing with large maintenance issues- can make living in a good rental a dream. However, having limited space does have its setbacks, and not having enough (or any) closet or pantry options can be at […]

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Simple Ways Renters Can Eliminate Pests

By on August 29, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
Simple Ways Renters Can Eliminate Pests

Pests are the bane of tenants and landlords alike.   Far more than just a nuisance, they can cause significant health risks, and can cost a lot to remove via an exterminator. Before you find yourself in a heated landlord-tenant debate about who is responsible for paying a professional, make a note to follow this checklist […]

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The Lay of the Lawn: Rules and Responsibility for Lawn Care

By on August 24, 2016 in Education with 20 Comments
The Lay of the Lawn: Rules and Responsibility for Lawn Care

Every year, new landlords expect their tenants to complete basic yard work, and every year, new landlords are disappointed. Most renters don’t concern themselves with outdoor maintenance; even if yard care is part of the rental agreement, few tenants understand the effort landlords expect to keep a yard looking attractive and vibrant. A particular point of contention […]

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5 Tips for Finding Your Dream Rental

By on July 29, 2016 in Education with 2 Comments
5 Tips for Finding Your Dream Rental

Finding the perfect rental these days takes more than just a Google search or a quick peruse in the paper to find a new home that will fit your needs. Discovering that magic listing with all the features you want in a new abode may require some patience and pre-planning, but it’s entirely worth it […]

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How To Get Your Security Deposit Back

By on July 6, 2016 in Education with 2 Comments
How To Get Your Security Deposit Back

If you have ever been in a situation where you felt confident about getting all of your security deposit back, only to find that you were charged for areas you never even considered checking, this checklist is for you. The coveted return of the security deposit, at the end of tenancy, can feel elusive to some […]

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Renter’s Guide to Understanding HOAs

By on June 27, 2016 in Education with 7 Comments
Renter’s Guide to Understanding HOAs

If you just moved into a rental property that belongs to an HOA you might be a little confused about your new responsibilities as an HOA renter. This guide will give you an overview of what HOAs do, how rules are enforced in the community, and what your landlord’s duties are when you rent an […]

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The Real Cost of Lying to Your Landlord

By on June 16, 2016 in Education with 0 Comments
The Real Cost of Lying to Your Landlord

Many of us have heard the parental admonishment “my house, my rules” at one time or another in our lives. As adults, it is a much more understandable concept to swallow than it may have been at 15-years-old. However, a good tenant remembers that while the home or apartment they are leasing is their living […]

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