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When to Draw the Line With a Bad Tenant

When to Draw the Line With a Bad Tenant

Managing rental properties may be one of the more stable jobs in the world (people will always need a place to live), but it comes with its own unique set of challenges, the most prominent being tenant management. Knowing how to deal with a bad tenant is crucial in ensuring your property remains well-kept, the…

The Basics of Eviction Processing: What  Every Landlord Must Know!

The Basics of Eviction Processing: What Every Landlord Must Know!

The eviction process is tricky, to say the least! Yes you are the landlord, but you can’t just tell someone to leave the home on so and so date. Law mandates a procedure that must be followed and one wrong step can cost you a delay of another month or so until the eviction really happens. Notices…

Tips For Upgrading Your Thermostat

Tips For Upgrading Your Thermostat

You probably love your home and take great pride in keeping it maintained in the best possible condition. However, there is one part of the home that many homeowners have a tendency to neglect. When was the last time you thought about your thermostat? Has it been a while? Or perhaps you have never really given it…

5 Tricks to Brighten Up Your House For a Renter

5 Tricks to Brighten Up Your House For a Renter

When a potential tenant walks into your rental unit, they are asking themselves: “Can I see myself living here?” There are many things you can do to make sure that person says yes, but one of the most effective things you can do is to brighten up your space – it gives it energy and…

What Exactly Is Washington Doing With Your Housing Options?

What Exactly Is Washington Doing With Your Housing Options?

Keeping up with Congress may seem boring, but homeowners may want to start paying attention as plans that could save them thousands of dollars each year are frequently under consideration. As homeowners watch their home interest rates slowly start to climb, they may grow frustrated that they missed the opportunity to save a few thousand…

6 Common, Unnecessary Complaints That Drive Landlords Crazy

6 Common, Unnecessary Complaints That Drive Landlords Crazy

Being a landlord is great, right? You have perfect tenants who give you money every month, on time, and there’s never a problem. Here’s the thing – it can be great, but it’s only going to work out well if you know how to properly screen your tenants and market your properties. If you’re not careful or…

7 Ways To Spend Rental Income

7 Ways To Spend Rental Income

Rental income is one of the steadiest ways to create an additional income stream. However, when it comes to spending that money, you need to be smart about it. With infinite options out there, picking the right option is crucial if you’re going to make the most of your money. Here are some alternatives you…

5 Ways To Maximize The Return Of Your Rental

5 Ways To Maximize The Return Of Your Rental

Rental properties can bring in extra money for you and your family, but you can really maximize your rental income by taking a few steps. Some of the actions you can take will improve the unit itself and others are about making you a better property manager. Here are five ways to maximize the return…

Hear Ye Hear Ye, Rental Property Owners! Management Advice For The Landlords Among You!

Hear Ye Hear Ye, Rental Property Owners! Management Advice For The Landlords Among You!

The foreclosure crisis of the recent past has given many of us a true picture of our finances. This is why many families now consider single family homes instead of living in high maintenance condos and big homes with bigger rental payments. This has paved the way for many single family homes to enter the…

Do You Rent to Pet Owners?

Do You Rent to Pet Owners?

This is a guest post from our friends at Rocket Lease. They provide online rental applications and credit checks for landlords. Do you rent to pet owners? This is a question that I’ve seen come up a lot lately, both in the circle of landlords that I know personally and online. I myself rent to…

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