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Pet-Friendly Property? 4 Ways To Make It Appeal To Pet Owners

April 30, 2018

Pet-friendly housing communities are one of the most sought-after amenities. Not every landlord wants a pet on their property, so when a tenant finds a place that welcomes their furry family member, it’s a relief. It’s understandable that some landlords don’t want to risk the potential damage that can result from an untrained or unruly… [Read More]

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Should You Include Utilities in Rent? 6 Pros and Cons to Consider

April 4, 2018

As a landlord, you have a great deal of control over your expenses and rental prices. Obviously, you’ll want to make decisions that maximize your potential profit and income stream, but not all decisions are so straightforward. For example, in most areas, landlords will have a choice of whether to pay for utilities out-of-pocket (and… [Read More]

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How to Attract Military Tenants to Your Rental Properties

March 26, 2018

As a landlord, you always want to have as many options as possible when you experience a vacancy. In fact, your ability to quickly fill an opening and mitigate the impact of turnover will, to a large degree, impact your profitability and return on investment. While every rental isn’t conducive to military housing, many are…. [Read More]

How to Make a Temporary House Feel Like Home

How to Make a Temporary House Feel Like Home

March 23, 2018

Do you wonder what it would be like to live in a house for more than a few months at a time? Or do you wish you could settle in for more than a couple of years before having to move to another city or state? While it can often feel like you’re the only… [Read More]

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6 Tips for Making an Ugly Rental Property Look Good

December 7, 2017

Profit is the name of the game when it comes to investing in rental properties. You can’t let your emotions or design and style preferences get in the way. With that being said, many landlords end up with properties that are cheap, yet ugly. And while you don’t want to pour a ton of money… [Read More]

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What You Need to Know About Being a Corporate Housing Landlord

October 12, 2017

Are you looking for a way to increase income on your rental properties? Are you in a nice location that’s surrounded by lots of business activity and other attractions? If you’re willing to go against the grain and do something different, you could be a good corporate housing landlord. Not sure what that entails? Stick… [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 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?

Top Addendums to Include in Every Lease Agreement

The 6 Top Addendums to Include in Every Lease Agreement

July 20, 2017

From a legal perspective, your lease agreement is your greatest mode of protection as a landlord. It’s what keeps you out of trouble, safeguards your property from abuse, and helps you take action when you’re being treated unfairly by tenants. But a lease is only as good as the language it contains. If you’re just… [Read More]