Posted on September 18th, 2015
The crisp air of Fall is upon us, which makes it the perfect time to winterize your rental property. Winterizing requires the cooperation of your tenant, so it is a good idea to plan ahead and communicate with your tenant in advance. Here are a few tips to protect your property, keeping those emergency repair calls to a minimum.
Make a Winterizing Checklist for Yourself... [read more]
Posted on January 19th, 2015
As most landlords know, move-out season tends to begin in Spring. This can be a stressful time for both landlords and tenants, but with a few simple steps you can make this process a little easier.
1. Create a Move-Out Packet
Tenants are often scared during move-out. They’ve read those horrible stories on the Internet about (or perhaps experienced... [read more]
Posted on December 5th, 2014
In addition to a thorough background and credit check, choosing the right tenant involves acute observation during the interview process and following gut instinct. There are numerous “tells” you can watch for that will clue you in to possible issues before you extend an offer to rent. Here are just five... [read more]