rental agency

How Rental Agencies Help Landlords Succeed: A Guide

Many landlords point to the same part of the rental process as their number one priority: tenant selection. Filling vacancies is vital to success, and finding the right tenants for each property is just as important. Using a rental agency to assist with advertising vacancies, screening tenants, and choosing a good fit is one of…Read More

Hiring A Property Manager

10 Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Property Manager

Ready to hire a property manager? According to an infographic on MySmartMove, 44% own, but do not manage their rental property. You need to ask the right questions to hire the best property manager for your rental portfolio. A property manager has experience in finding the right tenants and managing all those tedious tasks that…Read More

Guide To Appliances In A Rental Property

With every rental property, landlords must consider maintaining each part of the unit, from the walls and windows to the electrical and plumbing systems. One significant area that landlords deal with is the rental unit’s appliances. Because there is no single approach to appliances—from providing them in the first place to keeping an inventory or…Read More

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Starting A Property Management Company: How To Succeed

Property management is an essential business for many in the rental industry. Landlords and tenants work with property managers on both sides, making their role necessary. If you’re ready to learn how to start a property management company and get involved in this thriving market, today’s your day to know more. Running a property management…Read More

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Wear And Tear Checklist For Landlords

Most successful landlords understand the importance of a move-out checklist. It’s the document that requires both landlord and tenant to go through the rental property a week or so before the tenant moves out. Landlords prepping a unit for turnover might think that the condition of the property is good enough or they are so familiar with the…Read More

Do Landlords Supply Rental Appliances?

Do Landlords Have To Provide Rental Appliances?

Landlords are required by law to behave a certain way, such as providing notice before entering and delivering written notices for lease violations. They are also required to provide their tenants with a number of things when renting out a property, such as working electricity and plumbing systems. When it comes to appliances, however, many landlords…Read More

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Where To Report Bad Property Managers (And What To Do Next)

Sometimes, you’ll need help managing your business. Bringing on contractors and property managers just makes sense as you grow, but that decision doesn’t always lead to positive results. You may even need to learn how to file a complaint against a property management company. In most cases, it’s tenants who complain about or take legal…Read More

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Building Maintenance Checklist For Landlords: RentPrep Guide

Managing buildings with multiple units or homes that require regular servicing brings new issues to landlords that you might not be familiar with. Preventative maintenance is essential for the long-term profitability of buildings, but not all landlords know how to manage these tasks effectively. What you need to succeed in this respect is a high-quality…Read More

Landlord Guide: Can A Landlord Install Security Cameras On Rental Property? [2022]

Updated July 22, 2022 Security systems have grown in popularity over the past few years. In fact, according to the 2022 State of Safety report, 62% of Americans use at least one type of security system to protect their homes. With security cameras becoming more affordable for consumers and available everywhere, the low-cost investment compared…Read More

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Top Property Management Blogs For New Landlords

New landlords are often overwhelmed with information. There’s a massive world of property management, and determining exactly what is relevant to you as you start your journey into this can be challenging. What information matters most to beginner landlords, and how can you access it? Today, we’ve gathered a list of the top blogs for…Read More