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Tips to Handle Trouble Tenants in Missouri

  • Saturday, April 9, 2016
  General   Legal   Missouri   Eviction Guide   

Eviction laws differ according to state and sometimes even by county. In Missouri, the eviction process is covered by Chapter 535 of the Missouri Revised Statutes.

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3 Tips for Accidental Landlords

  • Thursday, March 31, 2016
  General   Tips   

If you're about 35 years old and you bought your first house between 2002 and 2007, you may fall into the category of what we call the "accidental landlord."

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Ridding Yourself of a Bad Tenant in Maryland

  • Friday, March 18, 2016
  General   Legal   Maryland   Eviction Guide   

So the tenant renting your Maryland rental property has once again let another month go by without paying you a cent, or your tenant only gave you a small fraction of what they owe. You may have found them having their family members living there full time without you even knowing about it.

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Total Cost of an Eviction

  • Monday, March 14, 2016
  General   Tips   

Sometimes it can seem like the easy solution to a troublesome tenant is eviction, but the process of evicting a tenant is more expensive than most landlords realize.

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Your Go To Guide for Evicting a Tenant in Montana

  • Wednesday, March 9, 2016
  General   Legal   Montana   Eviction Guide   

Are you a landlord in Montana being faced with evicting a tenant or breaking your lease agreement? Do you feel like you're lost in the online content telling you the correct route to take? In Montana, like all other States, the Landlord and the Tenant both have rights.

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Whether to Create an LLC for Rental Property

  • Monday, February 29, 2016
  General   Tips   

When you own rental property, you have a number of important decisions to make, including how to structure your business.

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Evicting a Tenant in Minnesota

  • Thursday, February 18, 2016
  General   Legal   Minnesota   Eviction Guide   

While no landlord wants to evict their tenant, sometimes you aren't faced with a choice, and you have to do what is best for your business. Minnesota has several laws in place to protect both you and your tenant, and to prevent long delays or added costs, it's important to follow the laws to the letter.

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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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