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Evicting a Tenant in Virginia: What You Need to Know

  • Wednesday, November 16, 2016
  General   Legal   Virginia   Eviction Guide   

As a Virginia landlord, there are various reasons why you may want to evict tenant from your property. The most important thing to consider in this case is the law in Virginia that controls tenant evictions so you can adhere to the same.

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Move-Out Tips: Using your Smart Phone to Record Inspections

  • Tuesday, November 15, 2016
  General   Tips   

When a tenant moves out of your rental property, it is crucial to document any property damage so there are no disputes. While writing down noticeable stains or damage is accurate, the best way to document the inspection is to use your smart phone to record a virtual tour of the property.

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3 Reasons Proper Tenant Screening is Worth the Effort

  • Thursday, November 10, 2016
  General   Tips   Tenant Screening   

If you are looking for new tenants for your rental property, sometimes the process can seem overwhelming. With open houses, walkthroughs, and vetting prospective renters, it can be easy to forget to do an in depth screening.

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5 Reasons You Need To Use Free Landlord Forms

  • Tuesday, November 8, 2016
  General   Tips   Paperwork & Forms   

When you're brand new to the landlord business, it may surprise you how much paperwork you'll need to complete to legally protect yourself.

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Rent Payment Late Fees by State: Know thy Law

  • Friday, November 4, 2016
  General   Tips   Legal   

You and your tenant agreed upon terms set forth in a rental or lease agreement. So what do you do if the tenant is late paying rent?

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Money Maker: Investment Strategies for Landlords

  • Thursday, November 3, 2016
  General   Tips   

Investing in real estate can mean big profits, if it's done well. Many people jump into the real estate business, only to find themselves overwhelmed by the work and not making the money they had originally dreamed of.

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Wondering What is a Reasonable Pet Deposit Fee?

  • Wednesday, November 2, 2016
  General   Tips   

Cats and dogs are more than good friends and family members. For landlords, they can also be good business. In 2014, 72 percent of apartment renters had a pet.

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Design Your Bed and Breakfast Inn Style

  • Tuesday, November 1, 2016
  General   Tips   

There is nothing like a weekend getaway to a beautiful bed and breakfast. Whether it be for romance, relaxation, or just a new adventure, bed and breakfast hotels provide some of the most exquisite accommodations imaginable.

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Squashing Squatters: How to Handle a Squatting Tenant

  • Monday, October 31, 2016
  General   Tips   

Squatting is an act that has troubled and perplexed many landlords for a long time. Perhaps you've discovered someone living in a property you own without your permission.

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New Property Owner? Five Tips for Accidental Landlords

  • Friday, October 28, 2016
  General   Tips   

If a rental property has fallen into your lap, this can be a great resource for supplemental income, but this won’t come without some work on your end.

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