Landlords And Cash For Keys: 5 Tips And 5 Common Mistakes

Updated March 2022 Do you know about cash for keys, and if so, do you find it to be a good way to get unwilling tenants to move so you can retake control of your property? Cash for keys is controversial whether you’re talking about a landlord and a tenant or a bank foreclosing on…Read More

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What Does The Eviction Moratorium Mean For Landlords?

Updated November 2021 As COVID-19 continues to play a role in how you do business as a landlord, you’ve likely gotten more accustomed to how eviction and foreclosure moratoriums have been used over the last year to help renters, homeowners, and landlords navigate the pandemic. Multiple phases of the moratorium on evictions have been implemented,…Read More

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Evicting Squatters: An In-Depth Guide For Landlords

Updated November 2021 While squatters taking over your property might seem like something out of an old Western movie, it’s a very real thing that could happen to you or any other landlord. These days, landlords need to learn how to evict a squatter more than ever before. Squatters in modern times are less likely…Read More

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How To Win An Eviction Case (And What Happens If The Tenant Wins)

Updated November 2021 Many landlords consider themselves lucky to get responsible, communicative, and long-term tenants.  However, there are times when you’ll wind up with tenants you’d like to evict. But what happens if the tenant wins the eviction case? When you start renting properties, you’re setting up an investment plan that requires a lot of…Read More

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How To Evict Someone Who Is Not On The Lease (Guide)

Updated September 2021 The real estate world creates a lot of unique challenges that can be difficult to address without previous experience. From intricate tax rules to changing rental laws, it’s hard to know how to handle new situations. One complex question that many landlords have is: Can you evict a tenant without a lease?…Read More

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Easy Landlord Guide: How To Get A Tenant Out ASAP

Updated April 2021 Sometimes, tenants just don’t work out. From causing frequent problems to finding loopholes right and left, there are many ways this can happen. In addition to the loss of income, a bad tenant can add serious stress to your life. Learning the best way to get rid of bad tenants can be…Read More

HOW TO PREPARE FOR AN EVICTION COURT HEARING

What Happens In Eviction Court? Preparing For Your Hearing

Updated February 2021 At some point in a landlord’s career, it will be time to attend an eviction court hearing. How to prepare for an eviction court hearing is something many landlords are unfamiliar with because they do not think they will ever be in that situation. However, that’s unlikely to be true. Whether it’s…Read More

ACCEPTING LATE RENT DURING THE EVICTION PROCESS

Is Accepting Late Rent During The Eviction Process OK?

Updated July 2020 Collecting late rent can be one of the most frustrating parts about being a landlord. After all, collecting money for the use of your rental property is the primary reason you got into real estate investing. When tenants force landlords to start the eviction process, it can seem as if getting any…Read More

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How To Look Up Evictions (And Prevent Disastrous Rentals!)

Updated May 2020 There’s one word all experienced landlords have come to fear: eviction. While eviction might sometimes be a necessity, it’s never an easy process. While the ultimate goal should always be to prevent an eviction situation from ever occurring, the simple fact is that it can and will happen eventually. But the word…Read More

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How To Handle California 3 Day Notice To Pay Or Quit Rentals

Updated May 2020 It’s well known that every state has differences between their rules for both landlords and tenants, but keeping those rules straight can get confusing in no time. In fact, some states have rules so different than another that you might believe you’re misunderstanding them. The 3 day pay or quit California law…Read More