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Residential tenants and landlords both have rights and obligations under Arkansas law. These regulations have been put into place to protect both parties.
Ninety-five percent of homeowners protect themselves with homeowner’s insurance, but a mere 41 percent of tenants carry renters insurance, according to an Insurance Information Institute poll. he numbers are even worse when it comes to millennials. Sixty-six percent of this group of 18-29-year-olds rent instead of own, but a mere third of them carry renters insurance.
Maybe your family has purchased a second home, or you have some extra property you want to rent out within the state of Alabama. Before you do so, there are some guidelines you should know about the tenants that will be staying in your rental property.
One of the most prominent issues that landlords encounter when having rental property is having tenants that don’t pay their rent on time. Although one late payment may not actually put you over the edge, the pattern could eventually hurt your wallet.
So you have a property within the state of Alaska that you want to rent out. Be it extra room in your home or a separate property such as a single-family home, condo, apartment, or other separate property there are some guidelines that you need to know.
As a Colorado Landlord, you must understand the basics governing landlord-tenant relations. Before jumping into the world of rental properties, it's smart to understand the various statutes, ordinances, caselaw, and federal law as it relates to the area you plan to invest.
Laws and regulations are created to help society be a safer and more fair place. And when it comes to Arizona Tenant-Landlord Laws, this is especially true. We have researched the regulations and outlined what every Arizona Landlord should know.
Did you know that in 2016, their was 1.5 million fewer homeowners? Many people, especially in states with a higher cost of living like California, are choosing to rent instead of buying real estate. Below are some of the best places to buy rental property in the Golden State if you're an investor:
Before improving the profitability and efficiency of your property management efforts, you need to know what to measure. Here are the 10 KPIs that every Property Manager and Landlord should track.
Buying single family homes for rental properties is an excellent way to generate income. Before you buy houses, finding the right market to either get started or branch into is important as not all rental markets are equal.
The internet is a beautiful thing that can provide just about anything you need. Free landlord forms are no exception. With the ability to access the internet, you can find, download, and print any landlord forms you might need for free.
As a landlord or property manager, you know the importance of running a background check on potential tenants. While running a background check often seems difficult and expensive, there are ways to make the process fairly simple.
When calculating the true cost of owning a car, the sticker price is only the beginning. Similarly, it is the hidden expenses of operating a rental property as a money-making venture that can make or break your success as a landlord.
Collecting rent is one of your least favorite things to do as a landlord. Sure, you like the money, but you don’t much care for the process of getting it.
The traditional means of purchasing rental properties is to secure a mortgage loan from a bank. As a landlord, you might be interested in non-traditional ways to purchase your next rental property. Both private and hard money are forms of non-traditional funding.
Many lease agreements include a provision that the tenant must carry renter's insurance. Often, however, this provision is not upheld by either the renter or the landlord and is swept under the rug.
As a property manager, you offer your tenants a decent place to live for a fair price. However, building maintenance and legal fees can get expensive when things don't work out like you imagined.
Those of you who live in hot climates know how hot things can get in the middle of summer. As a renter, this might become a bigger challenge if the place you're renting doesn't have proper air-conditioning.
Landlords in America often face difficult conversations with their applicants and existing renters. Many renters believe that everything is negotiable, including the lease agreement that you lay out in front of them after they have passed the tenant screening process.
New landlords often skip over the important aspects of qualifying a renter before signing the lease. At the most basic level, a landlord should absolutely sign a rental lease agreement with a new tenant.