As a real estate investor and landlord, your job is all about mitigating risk and maximizing return. The more you’re able to…
Everyone loves pets … except landlords, sometimes. Animals on the premises can be a nightmare and occasionally can destroy a property.
Any landlord who’s had a long-term tenant understands the challenge and anxiety of raising the rent. You don’t want to upset your tenant, but you desire or need the additional cash flow.
One of the beautiful facets of the Internet is that you can find answers to almost any question. If you’re a landlord, it can be a great tool for researching potential tenants and screening them prior to signing the contract … or is it?
You always hear people talking about winterizing their properties for the cold months, but aren’t there also things that need to be done to prepare a rental property for summer? There are indeed … and you would be remiss to neglect them.
Middle-of-the-night phone calls and furious emails probably aren’t what you wanted when you chose to become a landlord. But it’s important to remember that your tenants are your customers and it’s up to you to keep them comfortable and content.
You have a lot to consider when you’re a landlord and having to market your properties. From determining the most strategic price point to using effective advertising channels, juggling all those balls can feel overwhelming at times.
When you’re a landlord, it’s essential to protect yourself against as many potential risks as possible. Some of those will inevitably involve the question of subletting before you sign a contract with a new tenant.
You’ve probably heard of prospective renters losing out on thousands when rent scammers pose as the owners of a rental property. Those hopeful tenants find out too late that the property they paid for never existed.
In order for your rental property to be a dependable moneymaker, you need to keep the property up to date. That may involve merely replacing an appliance now and then; but other times, it means renovations.