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Here are 7 Things Buyers Really, Really Hate

September 28, 2017

Is it time to finally sell your house so that you can move into something that’s a little more spacious, stylish, or convenient for your family? Deciding to sell is often an emotional and exciting thing. You’re saying goodbye to a place that was home to so many memories, while embarking on a new adventure… [Read More]

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9 Common Reasons Why Home Sales Fall Through Before Closing

September 26, 2017

If you don’t have a lot of experience buying or selling homes, then you probably aren’t aware of the many moving parts. Not to be pessimistic, but there’s a lot that can go wrong in between the time an offer is accepted and when documents are signed at the closing table. Whether you’re a buyer… [Read More]

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7 Perks and Incentives That Keep Tenants Happy

September 21, 2017

There’s a popular saying that goes like this: “Happy wife, happy life.” Basically, as long as your wife is happy, things will be easy for you. As any experienced landlord knows, a similar concept holds true with renters. You could just as easily say, “Happy tenant, happy life.” It isn’t nearly as catchy, but it… [Read More]

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6 Tips for Living With Tenants

September 19, 2017

When people talk about the relationship between a tenant and landlord, the connotations aren’t usually the most positive. Many people have had poor experiences with landlords for one reason or another. And there’s certainly a lot of frustration from the other end, too. Tenants often damage property, break leases, or fail to pay rent on… [Read More]

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6 Signs You’re Ready to Buy a House

September 14, 2017

You’re a lifetime renter who has jumped from apartment to apartment over the years, looking for the best deals. All of your friends have gradually become homeowners and you’ve always wondered when the time will be right for you. But homeownership isn’t something you jump into because everyone else is doing it. You have to… [Read More]

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5 Questions You Should Always Ask Prospective Tenants (And 5 You Shouldn’t)

September 12, 2017

As you may know from previous experience, good tenant screening is one of the single most important factors in being a profitable landlord. The right tenants lead to high occupancy rates, low attrition, and steady and reliable income. They cause fewer headaches, do less damage to your property, and simply make your life easier on… [Read More]

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6 Things You Need To Consider When Renting To People With Disabilities

September 7, 2017

When you want to make your property accessible for people with disabilities, it’s not always easy to know what people actually need. You can refer to the ADA standards, but those are just minimum requirements and not always an accurate reflection of what people really need.

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How To Market Your Rental Property Like A Pro

September 5, 2017

Even when the housing market is good, it can take a little time to find a tenant because you have to find someone with the right qualifications. Wouldn’t it be great if you could generate a flood of qualified prospective tenants so you could rent your property faster?