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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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How to Give Tenants Bad News with Good Results

How you give less-than-positive news is all about the delivery. While there are always going to be those tenants who can’t ever be pleased, there are also many hard-working and respectable people who will rent from your property — and the last thing you want to do is tarnish their view of you and your property…

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Can Renters Paint Rental Units? Should Landlords Do The Repainting?

Most people want to live in a space that reflects their personal style or aesthetics — and paint is one of the easiest ways to accomplish that. But as a tenant, can you paint a rental apartment? Here’s what you need to know about landlords and renters painting responsibilities.   Can Renters Paint? Take a…

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Watch Out For These 5 HOA Security Mistakes

Homeowners association security should not be taken for granted. To keep your entire community safe, here are five crucial HOA security mistakes to watch out for.   Why is HOA Security Important? Security is one of the major reasons why people choose to live in an HOA community. However, living in a gated, secluded enclave…

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How to Tactfully Increase Your Rent Prices

Last week, we talked about ways to ensure higher rent prices for your property. We’re back again this week with more advice on increasing rent when a tenant renews their lease. Determining rent prices as a landlord can be tricky. Not only do you have to pay attention to market rates, there’s also a strategy to increasing…

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Looking to Increase Your Rent Prices? The Top 5 Tips for Doing It

If you’re looking to increase the rent in your rental property, thus increasing your return, you want to be sure you’re doing it in the most efficient way. There are several factors that come into play, such as when to increase rent prices, when to lease, and how to prevent things that cost extra — like maintenance….

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7 Ways a Virtual Assistant Can Help Rental Property Owners

Any owner of a rental property knows that there’s often an endless list of “to-dos” when renting out said property that could easily overwhelm anyone   Hiring a virtual assistant can help you tackle some of the items on your list so you can focus on the areas you want to most. Here are some of the top…

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Using Plants to Purify Your Rental Home

You might not think much about the quality of air in your rental home — but did you know that it could possible be more polluted than the air outside? Pollutants can get trapped inside, increasing the potential of them harming your tenants. That’s why it’s important to be aware of the most common home pollutants and ways…

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4 Ways to Allow Dogs But Reduce Disasters on Your Rental Property

For most people, pets are a member of the family. Rental property owners must take this into account as they look for people to fill their apartment, condo, or home rentals. Although not allowing pets can eliminate any risk of pet-related damage, it also decreases the total number of renters interested in your property. Let’s look at the…

How to Find the Best Property Management Company for You

How to Find the Best Property Management Company for You

It’s hard being a rental property owner if you’re taking on all of the responsibilities yourself. But it can be even more confusing when looking for a good property management company to help you manage your rental property. Sure, there are some great management companies available… but how to do filter them out from the not-so-great…

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