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Hiring a Property Manager Can Allow You to Raise the Rent

March 31, 2015

Hiring a property management company can do a lot for both you and your rental property. For a flat rate each month, landlords can give up most of their worries about rental properties.

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8 Tips for Selecting Rent Payment Processing Software

March 26, 2015

In the past, collecting rent was as simple as knocking on your tenant’s door and collecting the money in an envelope. It’s not so easy today.

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DIY Landlord? Or Outsourced Maintenance?

March 24, 2015

Whether you’re new to the rental game or a veteran, handling the maintenance for your rental property is no picnic. It takes time and money, and if you don’t handle the problem quickly, your tenants get very unhappy.

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15 Tips for Landscaping Your Rental Property

March 19, 2015

The first impression renters get of your rental property is the landscaping. The yard needs to be well groomed, with plenty of curb appeal to attract high-end renters.

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12 Tips for Turning Your Basement into a Rental Property

March 17, 2015

When many homes get built, the owners may opt not to finish the basement. They may put their washer and dryer in the basement and use the rest of the space for storage, but everything else goes upstairs.

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10 Pitfalls to Watch for When Buying an Investment Property

March 12, 2015

Buying an affordable property and then renting it out for profit can sound like a pretty easy deal. But if you aren’t careful, you can fall victim to the one or more of the common pitfalls of the market, which will dispel your profits and force you to pay out of pocket.