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When Tenants Move Out: What Should Landlords Do?

A move out checklist for tenants is imperative for a smooth transition. But, what does the move-out process even entail? The Importance of a Move Out Checklist for Tenants Some landlords believe that the process of moving out does not require a set of procedures. They would rather wing it than bother to follow a…

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How To Hire Renovation Contractors For Rental Properties

Every now and then, landlords will want to renovate their rental property. But, finding the perfect contractor for the job is not as easy as you think. Learn how to hire the right renovation contractors below. The Importance of Hiring Good Home Renovation Contractors Renovating a rental property is a good way to breathe new life…

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How Can Landlords Improve Security For Rental Purposes Without Breaking The Law?

One of the things that landlords often struggle with is improving security for rental property occupants, particularly when it comes to installing CCTV cameras. Given the way privacy laws work, can landlords even put up security cameras in the first place? The Importance of Security for Rental Property There are many things tenants take into…

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Have Plans Becoming A Rental Owner? Here’s What You Should Know

A lot of people aspire to own and manage a rental property. But, becoming a rental owner is not as easy as it seems. In fact, there are several things one must know and do to be a landlord.   A Beginner’s Guide to Becoming a Rental Owner At first glance, it may seem like managing…

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Yard Maintenance And Landscaping For Rental Property

Is the landlord in charge of landscaping for rental property? Or does this fall under the tenant’s responsibility? The answer is not as clear-cut as you might think.   Who Is Responsible for Landscaping for Rental Property? A lot of tenants look for an attractive lawn and beautiful landscaping when searching for their next home,…

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How Can HOA Insurance Affect A Rental Property?

Among the many concerns and issues that landlords deal with, HOA insurance is probably the last on their list. But, considering how insurance can indirectly impact rentals, it should be among the top considerations. What Is HOA Insurance? What Does HOA Insurance Cover? Homeowners associations are structured like corporations. But, functionally, they are like government bodies….

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Landlord Tenant Law: Learn This Before Renting Out A Property

Landlords and tenants are bound by contractual obligations, but they are also bound by certain laws. One of these is the Landlord Tenant Law. What Is the Landlord Tenant Law? Many people go into the rental property business because they think it is a good way to earn some money on the side. But, renting…

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Enforcing And Implementing Rules For Tenants

Every landlord should implement rules for tenants to follow. But, for new landlords, knowing what rules to enforce can come as a challenge. Crafting Rental Rules for Tenants While not everyone likes rules, they do serve a purpose. In rental properties, rules exist to control the behavior of tenants and maintain the integrity of the unit….

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Housing Discrimination: How To Avoid Breaking The Law As A Rental Property Owner

Navigating housing discrimination laws is a primary concern among many landlords today. Avoiding such discrimination claims, though, begins with understanding just what fair housing laws are and why they exist.   The Importance of Rental Housing Discrimination Laws Before the introduction of fair housing laws, discrimination was rampant in the housing market. Housing providers would openly…

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Your Guide To Renting To Students

Renting to students introduces several challenges that don’t typically come with renting to other tenants. Before you completely shun the idea, though, student renters do pose a handful of benefits. The Benefits of Renting to Students Tenants come in all shapes and sizes, but they are mostly the same in terms of the trials they…

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