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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.
Evicting a tenant is one of those parts of managing a property that no one enjoys. As a Volunteer, you should know the ground rules in your State. VerticalRent has done the research and compiled the guidelines for you.