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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Things Tenants do not want you to Know about as a Landlord
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As a landlord, you will discover sooner or later that your tenants are trying to hide certain things from you. This usually happens when they have violated terms of lease and they are afraid of strict action form your end. You cannot let your tenants hide things from you as they can harm your business and property. Here is a list of 7 th...

Sunday, December 16, 2018

What Pets would you allow on your rental Property?
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You need to have a good policy on pets as a landlord. How on earth can you deny tenants with pets on your rental property when every family seems to own a pet these days? You are only reducing the number of your potential customers when you adopt a ‘no pets’ policy. Instead, what you can do is to restrict certain breeds of pe...

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Are For Rent Signs Obsolete now?
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In the past, one could see For Rent signs everywhere as landlords used them in and around their properties to catch the attention of potential tenants. Families looking for a place to live on rent searched for these signs. But owners of properties also found these signs very disturbing because of all the phone calls they received fr...

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Only the Cleanest and the Dirtiest Properties are Remembered by Tenants
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If you make a family look at many properties in a day and ask them about these homes at the end of the day, you will be surprised that only the cleanest and the dirtiest remain in the memory of the family. This clearly tells you the importance of keeping your property clean. You get referrals from past tenants when they remember your pro...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Selling your Home? Your Actual Profit is not what you are thinking
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Property prices are their highest since the recession of 2008 and the time to sell your property is now. However, despite a significant appreciation in prices of properties, your actual profit may not be as high as you are thinking. This is because of the expenses involved with the process of selling. It is not just the commission of you...

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Artificial Boundaries have a Big Impact on Property Values
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You are sometimes surprised to know the value of a property as it is less than what you anticipated based upon its features and condition. You know that the value of the same property would have been much higher had it been located only a few blocks away in another neighborhood. You are forced to think why location matters so much to hav...

Friday, December 7, 2018

What to do if a tenant starts a business in your property?
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Many people are forced to work from home as they do not have the resources to start business in a commercial place. But you as a landlord do not like the idea of any of your tenant starting his business in your property. This is because there are consequences that you must bear as the owner of the property. Here is what to do if you lear...

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Why is your Property Proving Unattractive for Renters?
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High vacancy rates can frustrate any landlord. This business is based upon rental income and hence a landlord becomes upset when he finds that majority of units in his property are lying vacant. There can be many reasons why a property is not renting but if you have maintained it properly and it is also in a good location, the culpr...

Sunday, December 2, 2018

What do you do with the Security Deposit of your Tenants?
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Tenants have this misconception that landlords do not refund their security deposits. This idea has crept in the minds of tenants because of instances where landlords have forfeited deposits on various grounds. There are many landlords who have started to think that they can keep security deposits on flimsy grounds. However, it is not a ...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Things to do on the First Day of a Month
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The first day of every month (and a few days after that) is very important for all landlords. There are rents to be collected from some tenants, renewal of leases of some tenants to be done, and supervision of units being vacated by some tenants. While you can relax in the coming weeks, this is the time when you need to be alert and caut...

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