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Can I Charge More for a Furnished Rental Property? Pros and Cons of the Extra Investment

  • Tuesday, April 23, 2019
  Tips   Furnished Rentals   

As a landlord, you're always looking for the edge over other properties in the area. And yet, some of the decisions you have to make are complex. Even a seemingly a simple choice like renting your apartment or home furnished comes with a number of variables that deserve special consideration.

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How To Gather Information Before Moving Abroad

  • Tuesday, April 16, 2019
  Renter   

The prospect of moving abroad is for many, a dream come true. Let’s be honest, most of the time we’re unable to move abroad unless we have a job opportunity in another country. Other times, there might be an older couple or investor that has amassed enough wealth to get up and go. It doesn’t matter what your personal circumstances are, you’re all in the same boat. Moving abroad is exciting if you know what’s going on in very good detail.

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How To Upgrade The Quality Of Your Tenants

  • Monday, April 15, 2019
  Tenant Screening   

While it might not be that you have the most luxurious set of properties to rent, it can often be that with a little effort and consideration, you are able to upgrade the kind of tenant you attract. Of course, we’re not suggesting that you should discriminate on who you have in your properties.

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Fake Tenant Credit Reports - Landlords Beware!

  • Saturday, April 13, 2019
  Tenant Screening   Tenant Credit Checks   

You have taken the leap to become a landlord, choosing investment properties carefully and beginning to vet your potential tenants. One of the methods that you'll use to see the responsibility of the tenants is through a check of their credit. Credit checks reveal a lot of potential red flags: extremely high debts, late payments in the past, or past legal action can often be visible on the report.

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Every Landlords Guide to Refinancing Rental Property

  • Saturday, April 6, 2019
  Tips   Financials   Refinance   

As you manage your rental properties, you want to come back to the bottom line and make sure you are making every effort to maximize profits. Every month, if you are working from the same circumstances as many other rental property owners, you are trying to minimize payments, including your mortgage, and maximize rental income by keeping the property rented consistently.

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How to Unload a Rental Property with Existing Tenants

  • Friday, March 29, 2019
  Tips   

Landlords often realize, based on a complex variety of factors, that it is a good time to sell a rental property. Perhaps the market is perfect for sellers and you've just gotten evidence that you'll get a great deal; other times, it is simply a cash flow issue for the next stage in your rental business development.

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Becoming A Landlord In Florida: The Ultimate Guide

  • Tuesday, March 19, 2019
  Florida   

Are you thinking about making your first property investment? If so, you might want to consider buying real estate In Florida. The state provides a wealth of opportunity for those eager to make their mark in this industry. Profits could be substantial and you may find the process is easier than you would perhaps first assume. As well as this, the state is ideally managed for landlords and in many cases puts the needs and requests of the landlord before that of the tenant.

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Tenant Rights in Texas – What You Need to Know

  • Friday, March 1, 2019
  Texas   

If you are a landlord in Texas, you must think about more than your bottom line: You also need to understand tenant rights so you don’t violate the law. Tenant rights tend to favor the landlord in the state of Texas, but you still need to know the law so you can stay in good standing. Get the details on basic tenant rights and what you can do to protect yourself.

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President's Day History

  • Monday, February 18, 2019
  Presidents Day   

Originally established in 1885 in recognition of President George Washington, the holiday became popularly known as Presidents Day after it was moved as part of 1971's Uniform Monday Holiday Act, an attempt to create more three-day weekends for the nation's workers.

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Florida Laws Favor Landlords, According to Survey

  • Thursday, February 14, 2019
  Florida   

If you are a landlord in Florida, you likely spend most of your days filling vacancies, engaging in tenant screening, and collecting rent. What you might not realize is that the law is on your side in the Sunshine State, according to a recent survey. The survey had respondents answer questions related to rent increases, eviction notices, security deposits, and more, and it’s clear that it’s easier to rent property out in Florida than in many other states in the union.

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