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As a landlord myself, I completely understand the importance of saving money on maintenance repairs. After all, repair costs can ultimately detract from your bottom line.
The most troubling aspect of being a landlord is tenants who damage your property, from putting holes in the wall, to complete trashing, and even worse.
Maintenance on a rental property can be a confusing issue. Renters may mistakenly assume all maintenance is the responsibility of the leasing agent and maintenance staff but this is usually not true.
As a landlord, it is only natural for you to want to know more about an applicant before deciding to rent your property to that person.
Consumer credit reports are commonly used as a method for evaluating rental applications.
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Requirements for landlord’s running credit reports on prospective tenants continue to evolve. Credentialing is now required for all end users (landlords).
As a landlord, you have a number of responsibilities. Not only is it important to make certain that your investment is protected, but it is also important to ensure your property is safe for inhabitation.
While the rental market may be stronger than ever, it is still important for landlords to exercise caution. Many people have been hurt by the economy and their credit scores have suffered the consequences.
Attracting great tenants is an important goal of most landlords, but once you have found them, you need to know how to keep them. Understanding what quality tenants look for in a rental property can help you to keep vacancies at a minimum.
Collecting rents is an important function as a landlord, but that process does not begin on the due date. It actually begins on the day that your tenant completes a rental application.
Whether you only handle one or two properties or a multitude of units, collecting the monthly rent can be a hassle for many landlords. Physical rent collection can certainly present a myriad of challenges.
When you are in the business of renting properties, there naturally comes a time when you must reject an applicant. There can be a number of reasons why you might reject a rental application.
Many interviewers in corporate America strut into an interview with the idea that they hold the cards and that the interviewee (job hunter) should bow to their presence.
There are many ways in which a person can make a living when it comes to real estate investing some of them carry more risks than others.