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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…

5 Ways to Majorly Improve Your Rental Property on a Budget

5 Ways to Majorly Improve Your Rental Property on a Budget

Every property owner wants to keep their rentals looking the best. However, that can be difficult for properties that are old and out of date. Plus, you may not be able to hand over an arm and a leg to pay for the updates often needed to get attention in renting out your property. And the good news…

Protecting Yourself From Tenant Lawsuits

Protecting Yourself From Tenant Lawsuits

Being a property owner comes with its unique set of legal risks. Even if a tenant seems content and without complaints while living on your property, you could be shocked to find out you’ve been served months after move out. To avoid these types of situations happening as much as possible, here are some quick tips. Screen, Screen,…

Keeping Your Property’s Trees Safe During the Fall

Keeping Your Property’s Trees Safe During the Fall

With the fall season upon us, the trees in your neighborhood will be going through a lot of changes, including fallen leaves and color changes. It’s important to make sure the trees on your property are staying strong and healthy in the new season. Having healthy trees is important for keeping your property in tip top…

What to Consider When Raising Your Rental Property Prices

What to Consider When Raising Your Rental Property Prices

If you’re considering raising the rent price of your property, it’s important to do so carefully and responsibly. An increase in price can sometimes be a great business move, while other times you could end up with higher expenses or a lower income overall. Here are some tips for raising rental prices. Do the Research…

Preparing Your Drainage Systems For Rainy Season

Preparing Your Drainage Systems For Rainy Season

With the fall season comes the cooler weather, the falling leaves, and in most places, wetter days. It’s important to make sure your property is ready for the increased downpours. In this article, we’ll include some maintenance steps for your property’s drainage systems. If you’re part of a homeowners association, they may be able to give recommendations as…

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