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VerticalRent Offers Comprehensive White Label Solution to Boost Efficiency

  • Thursday, July 14, 2016
  General   Product Updates   Newsletter   

For real estate professionals, there is often a common tendency to try to do everything on their own. While the DIY approach is important for successful entrepreneurship, it’s also important to learn where you can save time and money by leveraging existing resources.

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Evicting a Tenant in Utah: A Landlord's Guide for Evictions

  • Wednesday, July 13, 2016
  General   Legal   Utah   Eviction Guide   

Utah is usually known as the "Beehive State", and that's perhaps an apt metaphor for dealing with problem tenants. As someone who owns and rents property in Utah, you may have tenants stinging you with major rental violations.

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Indiana Code for Evicting Tenants

  • Saturday, July 9, 2016
  General   Legal   Indiana   Eviction Guide   

Eviction, the removal of a tenant from rental property, involves a series of steps that must be complied with if a landlord is to stay within the letter of the law. Regardless of the state, eviction falls under the Due Process provisions of the U.S. Constitution.

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Feds Say that Denying Housing from National Background Check May be Discrimination

  • Sunday, July 3, 2016
  General   Tenant Screening   Newsletter   

Is denying a prospective tenant housing because of his or her criminal record discrimination? Well, according to the Feds, it could be.

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When Iowa Renters Stop Paying the Rent – For Landlords

  • Saturday, June 18, 2016
  General   Legal   Iowa   Eviction Guide   

Evicting a tenant is never easy, and having to evict one for not paying their rent can be especially hard if you know why they are not able to pay it. From one state to another, the laws are fairly clear about what can be done and Iowa is no exception to that rule.

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What You Need to Know about the HUD's Guidance on Screening Ex-Offenders

  • Tuesday, June 14, 2016
  General   Tenant Screening   

On April 4, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released new guidelines regarding the application of fair housing standards to individuals with a criminal history.

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Kentucky Landlords Must Follow URLTA to Evict Tenants

  • Thursday, June 9, 2016
  General   Legal   Kentucky   Eviction Guide   

Eviction is one of the more troubling aspects of rental property management. Evictions occur when a tenant has violated lease agreement requirements. Most often this involves the failure to pay the rent. It can also involve other violations of rental agreements.

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We're Not in Kansas Anymore Says the Evicted Tenant!

  • Wednesday, May 18, 2016
  General   Legal   Kansas   Eviction Guide   

Every landlord has experienced those tenants that they just realize aren't going to work out. While they may be a small percentage of tenants, there are enough of them to give the job of being a landlord the rap of being a job that is nothing but a headache.

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How to Be a Great Landlord: Your Step-by-Step Guide

  • Thursday, May 12, 2016
  General   Tips   Newsletter   

As a landlord, it is in your own best interest to do your job well. You can reduce the likelihood that you will encounter problems or issues with tenants by being a great landlord.

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Evicting a Tenant in Massachusetts with a Notice to Quit

  • Monday, May 9, 2016
  General   Legal   Massachusetts   Eviction Guide   

Massachusetts law allows a landlord to evict a tenant for not paying rent. If a tenant fails to pay the rent by the required date (usually the first of the month, unless the lease says otherwise) and you decide that seeking an eviction is the best option, there are a series of steps you must take.

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