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Should Landlord Share the Blame for Penn State University Student Frat Party Death?

  • Monday, July 17, 2017
  General   

What happen recently at Penn State is certainly a tragedy. Having graduated from Penn State – University Park in 2003 and recalling the frat parties held at Beta Theta Pi – it was difficult to imagine the grief and anguish felt by Tim Piazza’s friends and family.

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7 Reasons Landlords Should Require Renter's Insurance

  • Friday, July 14, 2017
  General   Tips   

Many lease agreements include a provision that the tenant must carry renter's insurance. Often, however, this provision is not upheld by either the renter or the landlord and is swept under the rug.

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The Top 10 Reasons Landlord's Should Require Renter's Insurance for all Tenants

  • Thursday, July 13, 2017
  General   Tips   

As a property manager, you offer your tenants a decent place to live for a fair price. However, building maintenance and legal fees can get expensive when things don't work out like you imagined.

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Is My Landlord Required to Provide Air Conditioning?

  • Friday, July 7, 2017
  General   Tips   

Those of you who live in hot climates know how hot things can get in the middle of summer. As a renter, this might become a bigger challenge if the place you're renting doesn't have proper air-conditioning.

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How Renters Attempt to Negotiate Lease Changes

  • Wednesday, July 5, 2017
  General   Tenant Screening   

Landlords in America often face difficult conversations with their applicants and existing renters. Many renters believe that everything is negotiable, including the lease agreement that you lay out in front of them after they have passed the tenant screening process.

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6 Ways to Ask Renters for Proof of Income

  • Monday, July 3, 2017
  General   Tenant Screening   

New landlords often skip over the important aspects of qualifying a renter before signing the lease. At the most basic level, a landlord should absolutely sign a rental lease agreement with a new tenant.

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Volunteer State Evictions – A Quick Guide for Tennessean Landlords

  • Sunday, June 25, 2017
  General   Legal   Tennessee   Eviction Guide   

Evicting a tenant is one of those parts of managing a property that no one enjoys. As a Volunteer, you should know the ground rules in your State. VerticalRent has done the research and compiled the guidelines for you.

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3 Hot Rental Property Markets in Florida

  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017
  General   Rental Market   

Florida is known for its beautiful weather, beaches and night life. For these reasons and many more, the Sunshine State frequently ranks as one of the best places to live.

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How to Painlessly Evict a Tenant in Pennsylvania

  • Thursday, May 25, 2017
  General   Legal   Pennsylvania   Eviction Guide   

So, you found yourself a dud? You screened the applicant: credit check passed, criminal check passed, no eviction history, and superb landlord references – yet still the renter stops paying.

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Evicting a Tenant in DC: A Small Landlord's Quick Guide to the Facts

  • Monday, May 15, 2017
  General   Legal   District of Columbia   Eviction Guide   

When it comes to eviction laws nationwide, you'll frequently see small differences among most states. Throughout most of the country, you'll see a steady law pattern of eviction notices coming first, followed by court orders for full eviction.

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