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3 Red Flags to Look for in Tenant Background Checks

  • Wednesday, January 25, 2017
  General   Tenant Screening   

Nothing makes being a landlord easier than getting the right tenant in your property. Leasing to a tenant who has had problems in the past is risky and can lead to headaches and financial losses. Here are three red flags that should make you think twice before renting to a prospective tenant.

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Evicting a Tenant in North Carolina: A Quick Guide for Landlords to Save Time

  • Wednesday, January 25, 2017
  General   Legal   North Carolina   Eviction Guide   

As a landlord, it is important to make sure that you comply with state legalities and procedures when it comes to evicting a tenant. If you go about the eviction process incorrectly, you might set yourself up for trouble.

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How to Evict a Tenant in Connecticut

  • Wednesday, January 25, 2017
  General   Legal   Connecticut   Eviction Guide   

Evicting a Tenant in Connecticut takes time and is complex. Based on our research, it’s more complex and lengthy than most other States and involves a Marshall. Landlords must follow different steps, according to the perceived rental violation.

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5 Things to Understand About Evicting a Tenant in Louisiana

  • Thursday, January 19, 2017
  General   Legal   Louisiana   Eviction Guide   

No landlord looks forward to evicting a tenant. Why would you? That leaves you with an open unit, which means no rent being collected. However, sometimes circumstances arise that make eviction for a particular tenant necessary.

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Winterize Your Rental Property and Avoid Excessive Cost

  • Wednesday, January 18, 2017
  General   Tips   

Taking the time to prepare your properties for winter is a smart and cost-effective way to avoid winter-related trouble. There isn't a single person on the planet that looks forward to finding their heat is no longer working--or worse yet, their water pipes have burst.

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Evicting a Tenant in New York: A Quick Guide for Landlords About Notices and Other Legalities

  • Monday, January 16, 2017
  General   Legal   New York   Eviction Guide   

To expand your rental properties, you've perhaps decided to invest on the East Coast, particularly New York. While you shouldn't have an issue finding renters in New York, or New York City, it's inevitable you'll run into troublesome tenants eventually.

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The Landlord's Guide to Septic Systems

  • Wednesday, January 11, 2017
  General   Tips   

A little septic tank maintenance equals greater profits and a healthy community. Read on for some tips to maintaining septic tanks.

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7 Reasons to Install Crown Molding in your Rental Property

  • Thursday, January 5, 2017
  General   Tips   

When it comes time to give tours of your rental property to potential tenants, you want your rental to not only be functional, but aesthetically pleasing. Many landlords overlook small details that can actually pique the interest of tenants, and allow you to keep rent prices higher.

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How to Avoid Problem Tenants

  • Tuesday, January 3, 2017
  General   Tips   

If you want to protect your rental property investment, then do a tenant background screening on prospective tenants. A good tenant is worth his weight in gold.

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Finding Great Tenants Over the Holidays

  • Thursday, December 29, 2016
  General   Tips   

The holiday season brings fun, festivity, family, and travel -- all activities that, combined with the shorter days and cooler weather, make potential great tenants less likely to be looking for rentals.

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