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Tracking Down Old Tenants

  • Monday, February 15, 2016
  General   Tips   

Deadbeat tenants who owe you money are, unfortunately, sometimes a fact of life when you own rental property.

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Specific Eviction Rules for Problem Tenants in Nebraska

  • Tuesday, February 9, 2016
  General   Legal   Nebraska   Eviction Guide   

Sometimes tenants just will not live up to the lease agreement. When that happens in Nebraska, the landlord should take action to evict the tenant.

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Be Careful with Rent Deposits

  • Tuesday, February 2, 2016
  General   Tips   

Do you have your tenants make their payments each month via direct bank deposit? Many landlords think this is the best and most convenient method for collecting rent payments.

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Renting Your Vacation Home Out

  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016
  General   Tips   

Should you or should you not rent your vacation home out? This is a quandary faced by many homeowners with vacation properties.

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Get Out of the Rat Race with Rental Income Properties

  • Friday, January 15, 2016
  General   Tips   

Owning rental properties can be risky, but they can also generate a great return, making them an ideal investment option for people who are looking to generate retirement income.

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New Hampshire Landlord Guidelines for Tenant Evictions

  • Saturday, January 9, 2016
  General   Legal   New Hampshire   Eviction Guide   

Getting rid of a tenant in New Hampshire is not as simple as telling the person to leave. As the New Hampshire Legal Aid organization says, "Most tenants in New Hampshire aren’t required to leave their homes on just the landlord’s say-so. Most tenants are entitled to a hearing where they get a chance to defend themselves before a judge.

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Importance of a Team for Landlording

  • Wednesday, January 6, 2016
  General   Tips   

Whether you have a separate full-time job or landlording is your full-time job, managing your properties can be time-consuming. Assembling a team of reliable professionals can help you to free up some of your time while also allowing you to focus on the areas of your business you enjoy most.

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Try Our Risk Free Applicant Discovery Report Today!

  • Monday, January 4, 2016
  General   Product Updates   

Looking for a superior investigative starting point for developing a more complete background check on your applicants? Look no further than our risk free Applicant Discovery Report.

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Landlord's Guide to Year-End Planning

  • Monday, December 28, 2015
  General   Tips   

As a landlord, you naturally have a lot of responsibilities. The last thing you want to deal with is scrambling around in the spring trying to locate receipts and determine whether you owe taxes.

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5 Ways Landlords Can Reduce Stress

  • Monday, December 21, 2015
  General   Tips   

For landlords, stress can be a serious issue. In fact, a recent study found that two-thirds of landlords believe property management is more stressful than having a day job.

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Top 10 Things to Know Before Becoming a Landlord

  • Sunday, November 29, 2015
  General   Tips   

Property values are finally on the rise. According to the National Association of Realtors, the median price for single-family homes is up 8.2 percent from last year. With property values increasing, investors have once again rediscovered the value of housing

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7 Property Characteristics for Section 8 Landlords

  • Tuesday, October 13, 2015
  General   Tips   

Rules and regulations are the name of the game as a Small American Landlord. The Housing Voucher Program or better known as "Section 8" is like every other program in that it’s full of rules and regulations.

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Is It Really Less Expensive to Own Than Rent?

  • Monday, September 21, 2015
  General   Tips   

Around the country, many would-be homeowners have found that the costs of owning a home now exceed renting. While many economists beg to differ, when it comes to calculations, the details seem to make a significant difference.

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VerticalRent Saves Real Estate Brokers and Property Managers Up to $40,000 Every Year

  • Saturday, September 5, 2015
  General   Tenant Screening   Product Updates   

Two flavors of tenant screening are available, invite and instant. VerticalRent's latest release unveils a broad spectrum of tenant screening features for both independent landlords and large real estate brokerage firms.

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VerticalRent Announces Both VantageScore and FICO with Ultimate Edition

  • Saturday, September 5, 2015
  General   Tenant Screening   Product Updates   

VerticalRent now offers both VantageScore and FICO. It’s time to officially understand the similarities – and more importantly – their differences.

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VerticalRent’s Top 50 Rental Vacancy Advertising Websites

  • Wednesday, August 19, 2015
  General   Tips   Advertising & Marketing   

Advertising your vacancies to potential applicants can feel like a full-time job unless you have the authoritative list of VerticalRent’s Top 50 Vacancy Advertising Websites.

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5 Ways to Help You Confidently Set Rents

  • Tuesday, August 18, 2015
  General   Rental Market   Tips   

The rental housing business is very local and it takes time and effort to understand a local market and all the nuances that go with it.

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Tenant Screening in State College, Pennsylvania

  • Monday, August 17, 2015
  General   Rental Market   Pennsylvania   

Recognized around the world for its football program and made famous by Joe Paterno and the Nittany Lions, Penn State is one of the most well-known universities in the country.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania - Made Famous with the Hit Show The Office

  • Monday, August 10, 2015
  General   Rental Market   Pennsylvania   

For fans of the hit TV show "The Office," Scranton, Pennsylvania, represents fond memories of the lovable cast who brought Dunder Mifflin to life each week. Surprisingly, some of the beloved places featured on the show actually exist.

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Why America Has Turned Into a Nation of Renters

  • Monday, August 3, 2015
  General   Rental Market   Advertising & Marketing   

While the American dream has traditionally been one of homeownership, more and more Americans are seeing that dream slip from their fingers.

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