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Renting Out the Guest House on HomeAway

  • Thursday, December 8, 2016
  General   Tips   

Nowadays, you don't need to have long-term tenants to become a landlord. With websites like HomeAway emerging, you can rent your property by the night or week.

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Do you need an LLC for a Rental Property? No, but Yes!

  • Tuesday, December 6, 2016
  General   Tips   Legal   

So, do you need and LLC for a Rental Property? The short answer is no. As with most financial questions, though, the short answer is never adequate.

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4 Ways to Achieve a 5-Star Rating with Short Term Rentals

  • Thursday, December 1, 2016
  General   Tips   

As the vacation rental industry continues to boom, renting out your home to short-term visitors can be a very lucrative side business. In order to maximize your revenue, minimize vacancies, and increase your nightly or weekly rate, it's crucial to achieve 5-star ratings on the sites where your property is listed.

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The Challenges of International Credit Reports

  • Tuesday, November 29, 2016
  General   Tips   Tenant Screening   Criminal & Eviction Checks   

Sometimes a landlord needs to screen potential tenants who happen to be foreign nationals. However, it makes a difference whether the applicant is an individual or a business.

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How to Evict a Tenant in South Carolina

  • Friday, November 25, 2016
  General   Legal   South Carolina   Eviction Guide   

Did you know that South Carolina Legal Code 27 - 40 covers tenant eviction and the eviction process? This guide outlines the causes and the steps landlords should know before they begin the eviction process.

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4 Ways Tenant Background Checks Can Save You Money

  • Thursday, November 24, 2016
  General   Tips   Tenant Screening   Criminal & Eviction Checks   

If you are listing a rental property and want to move through the process quickly, one thing you shouldn’t take off of your list is background screenings for new tenants. While this might seem like a hassle and is an extra expense, this can actually save you money in the long run.

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Security Deposit Law in Pennsylvania Explained

  • Tuesday, November 22, 2016
  General   Tips   Pennsylvania   

The Landlord and Tenant Act of 1951 governs security deposits in Pennsylvania. This statute is what tells a landlord how much security deposit he can collect from a tenant, what he can do with the money once he has collected it and how soon he must return it once the tenant has vacated the property.

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8 Factors Affecting Rent Prices

  • Saturday, November 19, 2016
  General   Tips   

Naturally, as a landlord, you want to make sure you get the most rent possible for your property. However, it’s important to keep in mind that you must price your rental appropriately and in line with the local market.

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5 Essential Drone Photography Tips for Realtors

  • Thursday, November 17, 2016
  General   Tips   Advertising & Marketing   

Drone photography is an innovative marketing tool gaining popularity in real estate. Realtors need an edge in making the properties they represent stand out from all others.

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5 Key Elements to Evicting a Tenant in Oklahoma

  • Thursday, November 17, 2016
  General   Legal   Oklahoma   Eviction Guide   

The most common cause for eviction in Oklahoma is non-payment of rent. However, it is crucial that landlords follow the proper legal framework when it comes to evicting a tenant.

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