housekeeping addendum

How (And Why) To Add A Housekeeping Agreement To Your Leases

Are you worried about the condition that your properties will be kept in when a tenant is living in them? That’s completely natural. All landlords worry that a new tenant might destroy their property, but the simple fact is that you have to give tenants a chance. Giving them a chance, however, doesn’t mean that…Read More

snow and ice removal addendum

How To Add A Snow And Ice Removal Addendum Form (Free Form)

Managing rental properties year-round is going to bring you in contact with the seasons, time and time again. In the summer, you might find yourself needing to fix the AC or call in a bee specialist to clear your property of dangerous insects. In spring, drainage can be a big issue as the rain rolls…Read More

waterbed addendum

How To Use A Waterbed Addendum (Sample Form For Landlords)

When it comes to the furniture that your tenants bring with them or add to your rental property, you probably aren’t too concerned. Every piece might not fit your style or taste, but they are the ones living there after all! One piece of furniture that you should be concerned about if a tenant decides…Read More

smoke detector addendum

How To Add A Smoke Detector Addendum To A Lease Agreement

The safety of your property should be of utmost importance to you when you’re putting together a lease agreement. While you want the property to be kept safe and in good condition, you also want to ensure that the property is safe for all tenants and their visitors. Some aspects of its safety, however, are…Read More

garage rental addendum

Addendum To Lease: Garage Rental Addition (Free Template)

The intricacies of renting out your property to a tenant are covered in their lease agreement. What do you do when a tenant wants to add on a garage or parking spot space and that rental isn’t covered within your lease terms? Thankfully, it’s very easy to add a garage rental addendum to any existing…Read More

swimming pool addendum

How To Write A Swimming Pool Lease Addendum (Landlord Guide)

Renting out a property with pool perks can be easier than renting out similar properties without that kind of luxury amenity. Depending on where you are located, having access to a pool might be a large part of the reason why tenants choose your property over someone else’s. With pool power, however, comes pool responsibility!…Read More

satellite or cable tv addendum

How To Write A Satellite Or Cable TV Addendum (Sample Form)

Sometimes, landlords let their lack-luster leases get the better of them. Without having certain things clarified in writing between themselves and their tenants, simple disagreements can become big problems all because of miscommunication. As you get more landlord experience, those are the situations you’ll learn to avoid. To deal with this situation and protect your…Read More

condition of premises addendum

What You Should Know About Condition of Premises Addendums

There are a lot of things to keep track of when you finish choosing a tenant and they’re getting ready to move into the property. Among other things, you need to be sure that you do a thorough check of the property with the tenant when they are moving in to ensure that you are…Read More

co-signer addendum

How To Use A Co-signer Agreement (And Why Landlords Use Them)

Not every potential renter has the financial record that you had hoped they would have. Sometimes, great people don’t have a strong enough monetary background to make you feel confident in renting to them. Does this mean that you have to turn them away? The decision to rent to them or not is ultimately up…Read More

winter checklist

Getting The House Ready For Winter (Winter Checklist Sample)

With each passing season, your property goes through different types of environmental stress. Many homeowners know that they need to check their gutters and furnace performance as the seasons change into fall and then winter, but renters might not be familiar with the best practices for keeping properties in tip-top shape. When seasonal pressure causes…Read More