Security deposits have long been a norm in the rental world. Tenants are expected to put down as much as an entire…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.