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Avoid Break-ins Within Your Rental Properties

  • Wednesday, June 6, 2018
  General   Tips   

As a rental property owner, you are responsible for the maintenance of the property as well as the safety of your tenants. With any rental, it is important to take precautionary measures to ensure the apartment or home is safe from a break-in.

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Perks to Maintain Tenants

  • Monday, June 4, 2018
  Tips   

When it comes to owning rental property, there are steps that landlords should take to ensure tenants are happy and content. By offering perks to tenants, property owners can ensure that the individuals living in their rentals are going to stay for years to come.

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14 Landlord-Tenant Relationship Guidelines for the Digital Economy

  • Sunday, June 3, 2018
  Advertising & Marketing   

Did you know that over 95% of text messages are read within a few seconds? Further statistics have also revealed that SMS text marketing boasts 10x the open rate of e-mail marketing. Text messaging is quick, actionable, and very useful for today’s digitally-defined real estate professional.

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Top Security Measures to Employ in Rental Properties

  • Friday, June 1, 2018
  General   Tenant Credit Checks   Tips   

As a landlord, it is your responsibility to ensure the rental properties you provide your tenants are safe and secure. Tenants are relying on you to take the necessary steps to provide the best security for their home.

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Tenant Know-How: Is Cheaper Rent Really Worth It?

  • Wednesday, May 30, 2018
  General   Tips   

When renting an apartment, there are common factors that everyone looks for. Where the apartment is located and how much the monthly rent will cost. When it comes to the rental amount, tenants hope that they can get a good deal

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Top Landlord Tips to Live By

  • Monday, May 28, 2018
  Tips   

When becoming a landlord, there is no how-to book per say as to what you need to do to be successful. However, there are steps you can follow to ensure that you are able to see a profit with your investments.

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Tenant Know-How: Be Effective with Maintenance Requests

  • Friday, May 25, 2018
  General   Tips   

As a tenant, you are responsible for making your rental payments on time each month and taking care of the property you call home. While you are responsible for keeping the property neat and tidy, your landlord is the one who is responsible for any maintenance needs.

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Should My Rental Be Furnished?

  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018
  General   Tips   

If you are a first-time rental property owner, you may be wondering if offering furnishings will help you to get a higher price point for rent or if it will make the property more enticing for tenants. While furnishing your property has its positive points, it also has its negatives.

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Top Tips for Finding the Best Tenants

  • Monday, May 21, 2018
  General   Paperwork & Forms   Tips   

As a rental property owner, you soon find that great tenants do not come easy. Tenants can often be trouble makers, refusing to pay rent due to small issues or creating wear and tear on your property. To avoid any issues, you want to find the best tenants possible.

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First Time Renters: What to Expect

  • Friday, May 18, 2018
  General   Tips   

If you are new to renting property, you may have no idea what to expect with the process. Learning more about renting can help you to feel more at ease while you search for a rental home

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Top Habits Every Real Estate Investor Should Have

  • Wednesday, May 16, 2018
  Tips   

If you are starting to invest in real estate and looking to own several rental properties, there are several habits that should be acquired. By learning the best habits to practice as an investor, you can see a return and remain successful.

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Preparing a Rental for New Tenants

  • Monday, May 14, 2018
  General   Tips   

Renting a property to new tenants requires a great deal of preparation. The property needs to be reviewed after the old tenants have moved out and any changes made before new tenants move in.

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Neighbor Troubles: How to Speak to Your Landlord

  • Friday, May 11, 2018
  General   Tips   

As a renter, you strive to find a quality dwelling in a good location, with an affordable rent and nice neighbors. While you can find a rental in the desired location and good price point, it can be difficult to determine if your neighbors will be nice or not so nice.

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Should I List My Rental Online?

  • Wednesday, May 9, 2018
  General   Tips   

Becoming a rental property owner is a huge endeavor. From finding the right property to locating responsible tenants, the right moves need to be made for your investment to be successful. One of the best way to ensure that your property is rented is to focus on online marketing.

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Tenant Screening: How to Successfully Complete the Process As a Renter

  • Monday, May 7, 2018
  General   Tenant Screening   

For renters, it is important to be a responsible tenant. If you have a proven track record as a renter, you will be able to find a new rental property with ease, but still have to complete the tenant screening process

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Landlords

  • Friday, May 4, 2018
  General   Tips   

As a landlord, it is your job to ensure each property you own stays in tip-top shape. With spring in full swing, it is a perfect time to catch up on DIY cleaning, including the exterior and interior of your properties.

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How Long Will It Take to Find a Renter for My Property?

  • Wednesday, May 2, 2018
  General   Tips   

Once you become a rental property owner, the excitement of finding a tenant begins. You are ready to find the right person to rent your new property, hopefully turning a profit in a short amount of time. So, now that you own the property, how long will it take you to find a renter?

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7 Texan Cities for Landlords and Real Estate Investors

  • Monday, April 30, 2018
  Texas   

It’s been a strange year for real estate, to put it mildly. In the past, you could rely on California dominating the market, but it seems as if its reign might be over. It’s not only over, but it might be handing the crown over to Texas.

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Writing an Attractive Listing to Draw in Tenants

  • Monday, April 30, 2018
  General   Tips   

As a rental property owner, you must be able to create an attractive listing to draw in tenants to your property. Every time one of your properties becomes available for rent, you want to be sure that it gets noticed.

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Breaking Your Lease: How to Approach Your Landlord

  • Friday, April 27, 2018
  General   Tips   

As a tenant, you want to find the best rental option for your living needs. You scour newspaper ads and online to find the right rental, a home that fits your budget needs, is close to work and is in a nice neighborhood.

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