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Background Check Tips: Avoid Dangerous Tenants

  • Friday, March 30, 2018
  Tenant Credit Checks   Tenant Screening   Tips   Criminal & Eviction Checks   

When owning rental property, it is important to conduct a quality background check on potential tenants. By doing so, you are eliminating the potential of renting your property to a criminal.

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Property Management Made Easy

  • Wednesday, March 28, 2018
  Tips   

If you are new to the rental property industry, you may be trying to figure out how to manage your new investments. Focusing on the management of your property will ensure that your investment pays off.

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Tenant Screening: Roommate Addition

  • Monday, March 26, 2018
  General   Tenant Screening   

When you choose a tenant for your rental property, you do so by conducting tenant screening. With tenant screening, you are acquiring information regarding the tenant, including completing a background check.

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Why There is a Need for A Rental Application Form

  • Friday, March 23, 2018
  General   Paperwork & Forms   Tenant Screening   

As a landlord, you want to have quality tenants residing within your property. To streamline the process of finding tenants, a rental application form is needed

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How to Increase Rent Without Losing Good Tenants

  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018
  General   Tips   

As a rental property owner, you make a profit based on the rent you charge each month. Depending on your individual situation, there may come a time when you need to increase the rent to continue to make a profit.

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Top Tips on Becoming a Landlord

  • Monday, March 19, 2018
  Tips   

If you have ever thought about becoming a landlord, now is the time. Short sales and foreclosures on the market today, provide great opportunity for individuals to invest in real estate and offer rentals to tenants.

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Managing Rental Properties with Today’s Technology

  • Friday, March 16, 2018
  Paperwork & Forms   Product Updates   

Years ago, managing rental properties could be quite difficult. Before today’s technological advances, every aspect of property management was done by hand. It could be quite difficult to handle the day to day operations of properties, especially when owning several homes or buildings.

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Online Background Checks to Avoid Dangerous Renters

  • Wednesday, March 14, 2018
  Tenant Screening   Tips   

As a landlord, you want to rent your properties to individuals who are responsible and upstanding citizens. You practice tenant screening with every potential renter, but are you possibly missing something?

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How to Deal with Inherited Tenants

  • Monday, March 12, 2018
  Tips   Tenant Screening   

When it comes to purchasing real estate rental properties, you may find your self with inherited tenants. The current property owner already uses the home or building as a rental but wants to move on to something else.

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4 Qualities to Look for In a New Tenant

  • Friday, March 9, 2018
  Tips   Tenant Credit Checks   Tenant Screening   

As a landlord, you want to find the best tenants for your rental property. To do so, you must complete tenant screening and background checks, trying to get to know the person you are considering. If you are new to the real estate rental industry, you may have no idea where to start when reviewing potential tenants.

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3 Top Benefits of Hiring a Property Management Company

  • Wednesday, March 7, 2018
  Tips   

If you have a rental property or multiple properties that you manage, you may be asking yourself if you are able to handle the management needs or if a property management company will be more helpful. Before making the decision to move from managing your property to hiring a company to do it for you, there are factors to consider.

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What To Do When a Tenant Won’t Pay Rent

  • Monday, March 5, 2018
  Tips   

Even with quality background checks and tenant screening, the landlord still has to deal with tenants who do not pay their rent. There are many reasons as to why rent is not paid, including legitimate reasoning such as losing a job or having an unexpected medical emergency.

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What are the Benefits of Social Media for Landlords?

  • Friday, March 2, 2018
  Tips   

Social media sites are commonly used by individuals to keep in touch with family and friends. Sites such as Facebook and Instagram can also be quality tools for landlords to bring about interest in vacant properties.

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Phoenix Homebuyer Falls for Real Estate Scam

  • Thursday, March 1, 2018
  Arizona     Matt Angerer

Buying a new home is always a bit stressful. You want to make sure everything goes off without a hitch, so when your loan officer emails the day before closing with instructions for wiring your down payment, you jump on it. You know if you’re late, you might not close on time. Even waiting an extra day seems like too much to bear, so you’re quick with that response.

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Should You Invest in Student Housing?

  • Wednesday, February 28, 2018
  Tenant Screening   Rental Market   

Are you considering investing in a property that would function as student housing near a university or college? In the United States, there are hundreds of cities located near colleges and universities where you can purchase a property that can be marketed towards students.

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What are the Best Accounting Tools for Rental Property Management?

  • Monday, February 26, 2018
  Paperwork & Forms   Tips   

When it comes to investing in real estate rental property management, the most discussed topics are maintenance, vacancy advertising, and evictions. However, a major focus should be on the accounting tools used for such investments.

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How to Prevent and Address Property Maintenance Issues in Alabama

  • Friday, February 23, 2018
  Alabama   Tips   

The state of Alabama is a premium spot for investing in rental property. From vacation rentals along the coast to residential rental properties in major cities like Birmingham and Huntsville, there are ample opportunities to be successful when investing in property. In Alabama, investors need to learn how to prevent and address property maintenance issues in order to avoid any problems within their properties as well as ensure tenants are happy and feel secure.

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Top Tips for Boosting Rental Property Photos in Florida

  • Wednesday, February 21, 2018
  Florida   Tenant Screening   

When investing in a real estate rental property, one of the most important marketing tools is photography. You must have quality photographs of your property when listing a home or building for rent. The photos must catch the eye of potential tenants so that you have a large pool of individuals to choose from.

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How to Make Your Residential Rental Stand Out

  • Monday, February 19, 2018
  Rental Market   

If you are diving into the residential rental game, it’s time to learn how to make your rental stand out. You want to attract the best tenants and to do so, you must make your property stand out above the competition.

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Top Mistakes to Avoid as a Landlord in Delaware

  • Friday, February 16, 2018
  Delaware   

When owning rental property in Delaware, there are rules and regulations that must be followed in order to operate your business successfully. While most landlords follow the appropriate steps to the letter, there are still common mistakes that are made when operating rental properties.

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