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Attracting and Keeping Quality Tenants in Mississippi: What You Need to Know

  • Wednesday, February 14, 2018
  Tenant Screening   Mississippi   

As a landlord, maintaining tenants is the key to success. Without tenants, you will not earn a monthly payment for your property. That being said, without quality tenants, you may experience vacancy issues as well as problems with rent being paid on time or damage to the property.

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Updating Property Management Software: Why Its Needed

  • Monday, February 12, 2018
  Paperwork & Forms   Product Updates   

Managing more than one property can be overwhelming, especially if you are handling the day to day operations by yourself. There are many tasks to keep track of as a property manager, including rent payments, finding new tenants and maintenance.

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Tenant Background Checks: Why They Are So Important

  • Friday, February 9, 2018
  Tenant Screening   

When it comes to being a rental property owner and landlord, tenant background checks are a must. Novice property owners will often rent to friends or acquaintances without a background check only to find the new tenants default on rent or destroy the property.

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Michigan Rental Property: Understanding Tenant Screening Laws

  • Wednesday, February 7, 2018
  Michigan   Tenant Screening   

The term tenant screening is used in the rental property industry as the way in which tenants are reviewed for occupancy within a property. Tenant screening is essential for landlords to find the right individual to rent their property.

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Myrtle Beach Investment Properties: What To Consider When Purchasing a Vacation Rental

  • Monday, February 5, 2018
  South Carolina   Vacation Rentals   

Myrtle Beach is a top vacation destination in South Carolina, offering a 60 mile stretch of beaches. From golf courses and arcades to restaurant dining and shopping, this vacation resort area offers a prime opportunity for investors to find vacation rental properties.

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Landlords Now Have New Rental Inspection Requirement in Iowa Cities

  • Friday, February 2, 2018
  Iowa   

In the US, there are certain regulations that must be followed when investing in a property and renting it to another individual. In the state of Iowa, the rental inspection requirement of landlords changed in 2017 within several cities, with different requirements now needed.

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Tenant Screening: Why It’s Important

  • Wednesday, January 31, 2018
  Alabama   

Whether you are a first-time rental property owner or have been in the industry for several years, one aspect that is ever-lasting is tenant screening. The term tenant screening is used to describe a review process for potential tenants.

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Removing Snow and Ice Hazards from Rental Properties

  • Monday, January 29, 2018
  Massachusetts   

Late last year and into 2018, the United States has seen a significant amount of snowfall. In states such as Massachusetts, rental property owners are liable when it comes to removing snow from the driveway as well as walkways.

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Jackson, MS, Real Estate Firm Settles Housing Discrimination Complaint

  • Saturday, January 27, 2018
  Mississippi   

The Federal Fair Housing Act protects renters and homebuyers from discrimination related to race, color, religion, sex, national original, disability, and familial status. Landlords and real estate agents must adhere to the act’s guidelines when selling, renting, and showing properties to potential tenants or buyers. The act ensures that everyone gets a fair shake when buying or renting real estate.

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Two Top Florida Cities for Rental Property Investment

  • Thursday, January 25, 2018
  Florida   

When it comes to rental property investments, one state that often comes to mind is Florida. Known as a top vacation destination state, Florida provides investors with ample opportunity to purchase vacation rental homes, condos and other property to generate income.

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