Signs Of Meth Lab In Apartment: What Landlords Should Know

Updated February 2022 When assessing the risks to your rental property, have you ever considered the risk of meth labs? Landlords know meth labs are dangerous, but that doesn’t mean they necessarily know how directly those labs could affect their business. Landlords everywhere need to understand the importance of educating themselves on meth labs and…Read More

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Coronavirus Notice To Tenants: What Landlords Should Do

Updated January 2022 Have you created a system for keeping tenants informed on the latest news during the pandemic? Do you find it easy or difficult to communicate significant changes to tenants? A COVID-19 letter to tenants can be a valuable tool for landlords, to remind tenants about rules, regulations, and safety recommendations that will…Read More

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What Should A Landlord Do When A Tenant Dies? (RentPrep)

Updated November 2021 Thinking about death is always a complicated topic, and it can be difficult trying to handle this sensitive situation whenever it affects your business. Working as a landlord, there’s a chance that you will have to face the task of doing business when a tenant dies in your rental property. You should…Read More

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What Can A Landlord Look At During An Inspection? (FAQs)

Updated November 2021 New landlords often underestimate the importance of doing regular rental property inspections, but experienced landlords will tell you just how helpful they can be to boost your profit margins. Why are rent inspections so necessary, and why should you make sure that you work these into your regular management routine? Without regular…Read More

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What Are Typical Rental Property Management Costs And Fees?

Updated June 2021 Owners of expansive investment property often struggle to find enough time each day to run their business. From collecting rent to finding ways to increase their rental income, there are many pieces to juggle when working in the rental industry. Investing in rental property management fees rather than extra-long nights is a…Read More

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How To: Hiring Independent Contractors As Property Managers

Updated April 2021 In any business, hiring and managing employees can be a difficult and challenging process. It can also become a legal and bookkeeping nightmare and cost a lot in terms of bureaucracy and record-keeping. As an alternative, hiring independent contractors in the rental industry is common practice. Landlords bring these individuals on as…Read More

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Landlord Guide: What Is Considered Normal Wear And Tear?

Updated February 2021 When tenants move out of your property, the property is not going to look exactly as it did when they first moved in. When considering both damage and wear and tear, the security deposit returns to the tenant may be affected. Why is that? The law allows landlords to deduct portions of…Read More

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What To Do When Your Tenant Wants To Negotiate Lower Rent

Updated November 2020 New landlords don’t often prepare for this occurrence, but sometimes, tenants will ask to lower the rent. It happens more often than you think — the lease expires in the next month or two and an excellent tenant leaves you a message about possibly renewing. However, they want to negotiate a lower…Read More

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COVID-19 Letter To Tenants

Download Your Editable COVID-19 Tenant Letter (Free) Dear residents, Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, management felt that it would be appropriate to give you some guidance as well as outline what precautions we are taking to reduce the risk for our tenants. At this time, we are taking the following steps: The cleaning schedule…Read More

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How Property Management Companies Help Find Tenants

As full-time landlords gain momentum, they often realize they could use a few extra hands to keep things organized. Some part-time landlords that have other work to focus on come to the same realization when they cannot put as much time as they would like into certain aspects of their landlord job. Are you finding…Read More