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How To Handle Inherited Tenants

How To Handle Inherited Tenants

When real estate investors purchase a rental property, it often comes with current tenants already in place. These are known as inherited tenants. Sometimes the transition is smooth and the new landlord inherits organized files on the current...

How To Handle Inherited Tenants

How To Handle Inherited Tenants

When real estate investors purchase a rental property, it often comes with current tenants already in place. These are known as inherited tenants. Sometimes the transition is smooth and the new landlord inherits organized files on the current tenants. However, there... Read More
Should The Tenant Or Landlord Pay To Rekey Locks?

Should The Tenant Or Landlord Pay To Rekey Locks?

Who is responsible to pay to rekey locks? Not only do locks on the exterior doors protect a unit from unwanted visits, it keeps tenants and their belongings safe and secure. Changing the locks for various reasons is just part of a landlord’s...

Should The Tenant Or Landlord Pay To Rekey Locks?

Should The Tenant Or Landlord Pay To Rekey Locks?

Who is responsible to pay to rekey locks? Not only do locks on the exterior doors protect a unit from unwanted visits, it keeps tenants and their belongings safe and secure. Changing the locks for various reasons is just part of a landlord’s regular duties.... Read More
How to handle a credit freeze on a background check

How to handle a credit freeze on a background check

Landlords should always run a background check on an applicant for a vacant rental unit. It’s one of the best ways to find out what kind of tenant they will be. Part of the background check includes a credit check. However, more and more...

How to handle a credit freeze on a background check

How to handle a credit freeze on a background check

Landlords should always run a background check on an applicant for a vacant rental unit. It’s one of the best ways to find out what kind of tenant they will be. Part of the background check includes a credit check. However, more and more landlords are running... Read More
Agreement to Exchange Tenant Repairs for Reduced Rent (good or bad idea?)

Agreement to Exchange Tenant Repairs for Reduced Rent (good or bad idea?)

Every landlord has considered allowing a tenant to do repairs for money off rent. One of the guaranteed duties of being a landlord is dealing with repair requests from tenants. They spend lots of time taking the call, arranging an appointment with...

Agreement to Exchange Tenant Repairs for Reduced Rent (good or bad idea?)

Agreement to Exchange Tenant Repairs for Reduced Rent (good or bad idea?)

Every landlord has considered allowing a tenant to do repairs for money off rent. One of the guaranteed duties of being a landlord is dealing with repair requests from tenants. They spend lots of time taking the call, arranging an appointment with a repair tech and... Read More
Email Hacks to Save Time On Rental Requests

Email Hacks to Save Time On Rental Requests

During the process of filling a vacant unit, many landlords feel as if they could really use an answering service to help field all the questions they receive from interested people. It can be frustrating and a waste of a landlord’s time to...

Email Hacks to Save Time On Rental Requests

Email Hacks to Save Time On Rental Requests

During the process of filling a vacant unit, many landlords feel as if they could really use an answering service to help field all the questions they receive from interested people. It can be frustrating and a waste of a landlord’s time to answer the same... Read More
How to Get Rid of Smoke Smell in Apartment

How to Get Rid of Smoke Smell in Apartment

The smoking rate continues to decline in the United States, but there are still plenty of people that do it. Many landlords prohibit smoking in their rental properties because of the damage it can do to the unit, including the powerful smell. For...

How to Get Rid of Smoke Smell in Apartment

How to Get Rid of Smoke Smell in Apartment

The smoking rate continues to decline in the United States, but there are still plenty of people that do it. Many landlords prohibit smoking in their rental properties because of the damage it can do to the unit, including the powerful smell. For landlords, tenants... Read More