What Landlords Need to Know About Rising Rent Prices

What Landlords Need to Know About Rising Rent Prices

As rental occupancy and demand head toward record numbers, landlords need to make sure they are prepared for the current rental market. According to the National Apartment Association, “Asking rents increased 2% in June and are at 6.3% year over year—the largest...
Tenant Screening: Top 5 Best Solutions of 2021 for Landlords

Tenant Screening: Top 5 Best Solutions of 2021 for Landlords

Your 2021 Guide to the Top 5 Best Credit & Background Check Tenant Screening Services In a COVID-19 landscape, tenant screening is becoming an even more vital factor in protecting your rentals. Whether property management is your business, your retirement plan,...
Tenants Moving Out? Get Their Feedback First!

Tenants Moving Out? Get Their Feedback First!

It’s amazing what people will tell you when they’re leaving. Whether it’s a girlfriend, boyfriend or ex-employee, the act of walking away often brings out what a person really thinks. Employers use exit interviews to find out how employees really feel about their...
Winterizing Your Rental Property

Winterizing Your Rental Property

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...
Top 5 Bad Tenant Warning Signs

Top 5 Bad Tenant Warning Signs

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...
California: New Tenant Parking Laws

California: New Tenant Parking Laws

New laws in California signed into effect by the Governor in September 2014 now give tenants rights to install charging stations for their electric vehicles.  If tenants follow the letter of the law, a landlord is required to approve the installation and it could...