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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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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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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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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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Seeing Success in 2018 as a Landlord

  • Wednesday, April 25, 2018
  Tips   Product Updates   

When deciding to become a landlord and invest in rental properties, the idea can be scary. You want to be successful, but how do you ensure success? There is no true formula that will dictate a profit, but by following quality tips, you can see yourself making money with rental investments in 2018.

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Rental Property Upgrades That Make You Money

  • Monday, April 23, 2018
  Rental Market   Tips   

Owning rental property means staying up to date with maintenance as well as overall property needs. It is important to have detailed information about every property you own, ensuring that you complete upgrades when needed.

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Spring/Summer Checklist for your Rental Properties

  • Friday, April 20, 2018
  Tips   

Owning rental properties means big responsibility. You are in charge of finding tenants for your properties as well as maintaining the overall condition of the dwelling.

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Tenant 101: How to Handle a Rent Increase

  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018
  Rents & Deposits   Tips   

As a tenant, you expect certain requirements when applying to rent an apartment or residential dwelling. These requirements can include a background check, providing personal information, references, etc. One aspect to consider when renting a property is a rent increase

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Why Renter’s Insurance is Important

  • Monday, April 16, 2018
  General   Tips   

As a renter, you need to take great care to protect yourself as well as your belongings. When searching for an apartment for rent, look for areas that are considered safe neighborhoods, where the landlords conduct tenant screening.Also, renters insurance is a must.

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10 Questions to Ask a Property Management Company

  • Friday, April 13, 2018
  Tips   General   

Owning rental properties can be big business. Whether you own a couple of properties or several, chances are, you will find yourself very busy with the needs of your tenants.

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How to Interact with a Landlord

  • Wednesday, April 11, 2018
  Tips   

When you become a tenant, the relationship you have with your landlord is important. You must be on good terms with the landlord in order to maintain your rental as well as have access to repairs and maintenance as needed.

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Zero Drug Tolerance Policy: Have You Considered Changes to Your Lease Agreement?

  • Monday, April 9, 2018
  General   Tips   

Over the past few years, several states in the US have considered legalizing marijuana. Nevada is one such example. In 2017, the sale of marijuana for recreational use was legalized.

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Hiring a Property Manager: What You Need to Consider

  • Friday, April 6, 2018
  Tips   

After entering the rental real estate property industry, you may find that you have taken on more properties than you can handle. Managing rental property can be tough, especially when you own multiple properties.

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Protecting Your Real Estate Investment with Tenant Screening

  • Wednesday, April 4, 2018
  Tenant Screening   Tips   

When you begin to dabble in the rental real estate world, you will find that tenants range from the highest quality to the less than stellar. As you begin looking for tenants to rent your residential rental properties, it is important to know how to protect your investment.

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