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Are You Fully Covered? Consider These Crucial Insurance Policies

Are You Fully Covered? Consider These Crucial Insurance Policies

Insurance is a crucial element for rental property owners and typically requires several considerations when finding the best coverage. If you’re like most landlords, you can’t risk the huge out of pocket cost of repairing possible destruction or disasters on your property, so it’s important to make sure you have the right amount of insurance….

4 Ways to Minimize Crime on Your Property

4 Ways to Minimize Crime on Your Property

Unfortunately, property crime can sometimes be inevitable no matter what we do. And with an increase in crime rates recently, it’s even more crucial to be on the lookout for ways to avoid thefts and break-ins. Thankfully, there are some measures you can take as a property owner to decrease the chances of criminal activity,…

Elderly Renter Issues Property Owners Must Consider

Elderly Renter Issues Property Owners Must Consider

Having residents who are elderly can be a wonderful experience for a property owner. They usually have reliable sources of income and can much more well-behaved and respectful than young tenants. However, it’s smart to always consider each angle, and having elderly residents does pose it’s own unique set of challenges. Here are just a few to…

An Overview of HOA Governing Documents

An Overview of HOA Governing Documents

If you own or are considering buying property in a homeowner association, there can be an adjustment period. Though the benefits of living in a homeowners or condominium association are great, you’ll likely find yourself learning about community rules you weren’t used to before. Therefore, it’s beneficial to learn about the details of HOA governing documents and…

How to Handle Breed Restrictions on Your Property

How to Handle Breed Restrictions on Your Property

The topic of pet restriction is an emotional one that most property owners are not excited about having. However, it’s a really important subject that must be clearly understood and enforced. Failing to fully plan for and decide which breeds are allowed on the property can potentially open you or your homeowners association up to liabilities….

How to Attract the Highest Quality Contractors

How to Attract the Highest Quality Contractors

It’s important as a property owner to careful search for and choose each contractor you hire. Just as important: being sure those contractors will be interested in working with you. Here are the biggest tips for ensuring you will attract the finest contractors for working on your property. Details, Details, Details The more detail of a…

How to Become a Property Owner Your Tenants Love

How to Become a Property Owner Your Tenants Love

The quality of a landlord can mean the difference between tenants loving where they live or complaining about every aspect of their community. With the right amount of care and attention, you can have your tenants loving having you as their landlord. We’ve included the keys areas to focus on here: 1. Be Available There’s…

Old Screening Methods for Modern Property Owners

Old Screening Methods for Modern Property Owners

One of the most important parts of the renting process for property owners is the screening of new tenants. It’s a task that is easy to pass on to a property management company or resort to quick methods for simply accepting or decline each application. However, there are other pieces of information you can only…

3 Ways to Get Along Well With Your HOA

3 Ways to Get Along Well With Your HOA

Joining a homeowners association means following the rules and regulations set by the association’s board or its HOA management company. While some property owners are fine with following the guidelines set by their association, such as regulations about landscaping, parking, or home improvement, others owners might feel tense about following rules for their homes. Residents who struggle…

Property Owners: Are You Discriminating Against Renters With Kids?

Property Owners: Are You Discriminating Against Renters With Kids?

If you’re an owner of rental real estate, it’s likely you’ll at some point have families with children living on your property. Some property owners might be concerned about the possible damage that children are more likely to cause. Under the Fair Housing Act, you are not allowed to discriminate against applicants based on the…

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