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Removing Mold In Apartment: Is It Tenant Or Landlord Responsibility?

Mold in apartments and other rentals can be very dangerous. If you are a tenant who suspects the presence of mold, it’s important to take the necessary steps as soon as possible. But who is responsible for removing mold in rental houses? Here’s what you need to know. Mold in Apartment Rentals: Who Is Responsible…

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Green Building Certification: How Can This Benefit Your Property?

Rental property owners should consider getting a green building certification. Many programs offer this certification, and it poses several advantages to landlords.   The Benefits of Obtaining Green Building Certification Architects and developers have become more invested in green buildings as of late. But, they are not the only ones. Property owners, property managers, and…

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Tenant Screening 101: How To Get Good Tenants For Your Rental Property

Tenant screening is one of the most important parts of the renter application process. Landlords should carefully vet potential tenants to avoid future headaches. A Landlord’s Guide to Tenant Screening It is not uncommon for a landlord to come across a bad tenant or two in their lifetime. Bad tenants don’t pay their rent on…

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Is The Landlord Responsible For Tree Trimming?

Far too often, landlords and tenants find themselves arguing over who has to prune the trees in a rental property. Is the landlord responsible for tree trimming? Or does the tenant bear that obligation?   Is the Landlord Responsible for Tree Trimming? Find Out Below One of the things that make rental properties appealing is good…

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A Guide For Landlords On How To Make A Rental Contract

The landlord tenant agreement is an important document that delineates the responsibilities of both parties. As such, landlords should know the basics of a rental contract, as well as how to make one. If you’re a first-time landlord, here’s a helpful guide to get you started.   What is a Rental Contract? A rental contract,…

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15 Tips For Winter Maintenance For Rental Property

The winter season is a much-anticipated time of the year for a lot of people. It is when the holidays come along and bring families together. But, for landlords, a top priority should be winter maintenance for rental property.   What to Do for Winter Maintenance for Rental Property Rental property maintenance is well within the scope…

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How To Become A Landlord And Be A Great One

Managing a rental property is not always an easy endeavor, especially if you’ve never done it before. Familiarize yourself with the steps on how to become a landlord, and you’ll be well on your way.   A Guide on How to Become a Landlord There are many things that can trigger your interest in becoming…

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Avoiding Bad Tenants At All Cost

Bad tenants are a dime a dozen and every landlord’s worst nightmare. The good news is you can learn to avoid and deal with these tenants, thereby protecting your investment and saving yourself the headache.   What Are Bad Tenants? Bad tenants exist everywhere, and they can make your work as a landlord unbearable. These…

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5 Rental Property Maintenance Projects for the Fall

Fall is often an exciting time of year for communities. Everyone’s cozying up to the fire with lattes, fluffy blankets, and donning sweaters and jackets as the temperature starts to drop. Plus, the holidays are near. It’s a fun time of year, and it’s also a great time to perform some seasonal maintenance projects on your…

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How To Foster A Good Landlord Tenant Relationship

A good landlord tenant relationship can help you retain good renters. Cultivating a bond based on mutual respect, though, is often easier said than done.   The Importance of a Good Landlord Tenant Relationship What is a landlord tenant relationship? It’s exactly as it sounds — it’s a term used to describe the relationship between…

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