The Benefits Of Using A Month-To-Month Lease (For Landlords)

Updated December 2020 While all landlords know having a solid lease agreement in place is key to good business, they might not always know what the right type of lease agreement is! The lease agreement is the legal contract between tenant and landlord. There can be many variations within it as long as they comply…Read More

What Happens If A Tenant Breaks Their Lease And Moves Out?

Updated October 2020 As a landlord, you spend a lot of time screening tenants, choosing the right fit, setting up a lease agreement, and getting them moved into the property. From there, you expect to proceed through the entire lease agreement before you have to repeat the process again, but that’s not always what happens….Read More

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What Happens If A Tenant Breaks The Lease Before Moving In?

Updated August 2021 So, you recently signed a new rental agreement with a tenant that is perfect for your rental. Days after signing the lease, the tenant breaks the lease before moving in. When a tenant changes their mind about renting from you, how does that affect a landlord, a tenant, and the overall business…Read More

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The 5 Most Common Issues Landlords Face After A Tenant Moves Out

It can be difficult to handle tenants on the best days, so when it comes to the worst times, you’re probably desperate and frantic for any advice. We completely understand, which is why we took the time to compile the most frequently heard complaints landlords have when it comes to tenants moving out of a…Read More

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Is Section 8 Good For Landlords? A Simple Benefits Guide

Sometimes, you’ll meet a potential tenant that you really like, but they just can’t afford the rent at your property so you have to let their application pass by. In the right situation, however, tenants that have hit hard times will have a Section 8 housing voucher they can use to rent approved properties. When…Read More

The Difference Between Lease and Rent: Is It The Same?

In the worlds of real estate, rentals, and property management, there are a lot of different keywords that you will want to have an understanding of to get your work done efficiently and accurately. Some of these words, like subletting, are very specific. Others are less specific and can be easily confused. One thing that…Read More


Is a Landlord Responsible for Tenants’ Utility Bills?

When you’re dealing with many properties and tenants, you’re bound to end up in some situations where you aren’t sure what you are and are not responsible for. One situation that happens more commonly than you might think is when a tenant moves out without paying all of the utility bills, or perhaps they haven’t…Read More

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Does Everyone Living in an Apartment Have to Be on the Lease?

Updated September 2021 “Does everyone living in an apartment have to be on the lease?” is a question that is asked every so often. The answer is, it depends. Is everyone over 18, are they a minor, what does the lease say? Lease signing can get confusing with the different variables including age, state laws,…Read More

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Benefits of Month to Month Lease for Landlord

The lease agreement is the legal contract between tenant and landlord. There can be many variations within it as long as they comply with state and local law. One thing that landlords can control is whether it is a month to month or year-long lease. There are advantages and disadvantages to choosing a month to…Read More

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Best Lease Agreement For Landlords

Experienced landlords know that the best way to make a profit is to rent to good tenants who want to stay a long time in their rental property. Frequent turnovers mean increased costs, so it is in a landlord’s best interest to put tenants into as long of a lease as possible. But what kind…Read More