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Know This Before You Evict a Tenant

  • Wednesday, May 15, 2013
  General   Tips   Rental Market   

There comes a time when every landlord finds himself / herself in a difficult position of having his rental property occupied by a tenant who is not paying rent, or is making a nuisance of himself.

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Be Cautious About Charging Late Fees - Know the Limits in Your State

  • Monday, April 15, 2013
  General   Tips   Rental Market   

There are two lines of cases in Ohio which deal with whether courts will enforce lease provisions allowing a landlord to charge tenants for late fees.

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Should You Become a Landlord?

  • Friday, March 15, 2013
  General   Tips   Rental Market   

Benefits from real estate also sometimes take extra steps and responsibilities. If you are thinking of becoming involved in real estate, then you may also be looking at the job title of landlord.

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Rental Property Tax Deductions

  • Friday, February 15, 2013
  General   Tips   Rental Market   

Generally, rental income is defined as any revenue you receive from the occupancy or use of residential property. Rent, obviously, is included in that revenue.

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Landlords! Screen Your Tenants!

  • Tuesday, January 15, 2013
  General   Tips   Rental Market   Advertising & Marketing   

If you are a landlord, you know how lucrative and exciting it can be to collect rent. If you are experienced, then you already know that the greatest assets to a landlord are great tenants who always pay on time. The opposite is also true.

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Tips for Handling Vacancies

  • Saturday, December 15, 2012
  General   Tips   Rental Market   Advertising & Marketing   

From time to time you will have vacancies in your investment rental property. When that occurs, you will naturally want to rent the property as quickly as possible so that you do not lose out on any rent money.

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Tips to Being a Successful Landlord

  • Thursday, November 15, 2012
  General   Tips   Rental Market   

The ultimate goal of investing in rental property is turn a profit. To make sure that you achieve that goal it is essential that you follow several critical guidelines.

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Tips for the Unexpected Landlord

  • Monday, October 15, 2012
  General   Tips   Rental Market   

In the advent of the sub prime mortgage crisis many homeowners are opting to rent properties as opposed to trying to sell in this unstable and already saturated market.

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The 10 Costliest Landlord Mistakes

  • Saturday, September 15, 2012
  General   Tips   Rental Market   

Classic business philosophy teaches that a great part of survival and subsequent success lies in an operation's ability to reduce mistakes.

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Tips for Your Low Income Renters

  • Wednesday, August 15, 2012
  General   Tips   Rental Market   

If you are renting a low income apartment, you should know some facts about these rentals.

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Renting a Beach House

  • Sunday, July 15, 2012
  General   Tips   Rental Market   

When you are considering renting a beach house, you need to keep a few things in mind.

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10 Ways to Increase Rental Property Income

  • Friday, June 15, 2012
  General   Tips   Rental Market   

What if you want better cash flow from your rental properties? You can't just raise the rents arbitrarily. If tenants leave, income goes down, not up.

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Refinancing Rental Property

  • Tuesday, May 15, 2012
  General   Tips   Rental Market   

You own a rental property for years, and never see the "big pay-off." Is it time to cash in on your investment, now that you've paid down the mortgage, and values are up? Maybe not.

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Guide to Protecting yourself and your Rental Property

  • Sunday, April 15, 2012
  General   Tips   Rental Market   

Owning rental investment property can be a satisfying and lucrative operation; however, there are also several areas which need to be carefully heeded.

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Guide to Finding the Right Rental Investment Property

  • Thursday, March 15, 2012
  General   Tips   Rental Market   

Finding the right rental property is certainly one of the keys to succeeding with investment rental property.

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Guide to Vacation Rental Properties

  • Wednesday, February 15, 2012
  General   Tips   FCRA   Rents & Deposits   Rental Market   Vacation Rentals   

While many investors who purchase rental property focus on residences intended for year-around living, there is no denying the fact that vacation rental properties can provide an excellent income revenue.

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Guide to Showing your Rental Property to Prospective Tenants

  • Sunday, January 15, 2012
  General   Tips   FCRA   Rents & Deposits   Rental Market   

In order to succeed when you invest in rental properties it is necessary to show your property to potential tenants.

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Guide to Setting Rental Rates

  • Thursday, December 15, 2011
  General   Tips   FCRA   Rents & Deposits   Rental Market   

Setting the right rent can be one of the most difficult areas for many people who are investing in rental property.

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Guide to Inexpensive Rental Property Repairs that Won't Take a Bite out of your Budget

  • Tuesday, November 15, 2011
  General   Tips   

There are some decided differences between fixing up your own home and a property you plan to rent out.

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Financing Options for Rental Property

  • Saturday, October 15, 2011
  General   Tips   Rental Market   landlord-newsletter   

Many investors are now finding that rental property can be an excellent way to create wealth.

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