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Cheap Ways to Improve Your Rental Property’s Landscape

If you’re thinking about updating your rental property’s landscape, it might seen overwhelming—and expensive. However, there are always financially healthy ways to cut corners and still not sacrifice quality. Here are some simple tips for doing just that on a budget. Cost-Effective Ways to Redo Your Deck If your wooden deck has been through the…

How to Check a Tenant’s Credit Report

How to Check a Tenant’s Credit Report from American Apartment Owners Association

Balcony and Terrace Safety on Your Rental Property

Unfortunately, there’s no lack of reports about tragic accidents on balconies and terraces: railing buckling, porches collapsing, and other tragedies that could have easily been avoided with property inspections and maintenance. This is why it’s so important, if you own and rent out a property with a balcony or terrace, to always focus on proper…

3 Ways to Land the Best Rental Property Tenants

If you’re successfully renting out your properties, you likely enjoy a good amount of pleasant tenants. But on the flip side, you might have encountered some stinkers. Paying rent late, complaining about every little thing, leaving the property a wreck… all risks that come with owning rental property. But there are ways to increase the amount of…

Should Your Tenants Be Responsible for Yard Maintenance?

Rental property owners have many responsibilities and tasks that either land on the owner or their tenants, and opinions on how these tasks should be handled can vary. One of those responsibilities is the not-so-popular yard maintenance. When You Should Handled Yard Maintenance When deciding whether yard maintenance should be for your tenants, you need to establish which…

5 Tips for a Better Garden on Your Property

Having a garden is a great way to improve the look of your property and its value in a homeowners association. But sometimes it doesn’t go as you planned. To prevent wasted money at the garden center and you being left with a bed of dead flowers, there are a few things you need to take into…

Crucial Facts About HOA and Condo Insurance

No one really likes talking about insurance. But when you’re a property owner, you have to make sure you are covered by crucial insurance policies in case you experience loss, damage, or injury of someone in your home or yard. When you own a condo, the insurance process can be a bit more complicated than…

The Importance of Tenant Background Checks

As we’ve mentioned before, a tenant screening process is essential for any property owner not wanting to get scammed.  If you’re unwilling do conduct background checks, you’re walking on thin ice. Unfortunately, not all renters will have the best interest of your real estate business at heart; therefore, you have to proceed with caution. The best…

Understanding Condo Fees

As the owner of a condominium, you’re paying for the condo itself plus the space shared with your neighbors. Everyone knows there are fees, but here’s a guy to understanding the details of those fees. Calculation of Condo Fees The association you belong to will set the maintenance budget and annual operating budget. The amount…

Adding a Vegetable Garden Bed to Your Property

When boosting the value of their properties, some rental property owners will consider adding a garden. When doing so, you want to give it the same time and money used when increasing the home value through any other means. Here are some tips for making sure you are successful with your new vegetable garden: Invest in…

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