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6 Reasons 'Nice Guys' Make Poor Landlords

6 Reasons 'Nice Guys' Make Poor Landlords
Successful property management takes more work than simply buying a house or condo and sticking a “For Rent” sign in the front. Being a landlord takes many skills, from handyman, to ambassador, to collection agent. Unf... read more >>

Enforceable Rental Agreements

Enforceable Rental Agreements
Being a landlord may feel like the culmination of a dream, but it can quickly become a nightmare if you end up with bad tenants who know how to work the system. Fortunately, one of the ways you can protect yourself is through prop... read more >>

$$ Hidden Signs of Damage to a Rental Unit $$

$$ Hidden Signs of Damage to a Rental Unit $$
Hidden Signs of Damage to a Rental Unit           The last box has been packed, the moving truck has pulled away, and your now former tenant is on his way to his new home, so you are ready to return his ... read more >>

Ten Top Benefits Property Managers Give to Homeowners

Ten Top Benefits Property Managers Give to Homeowners
Ten Top Benefits That Property Management Companies Provide to Homeowners #1  Saving money with contractor relationships. Good property management firms vet contractors, looking for the best prices and highly trained technic... read more >>

Handling Tenant Complaints

Handling Tenant Complaints
The business of property management invariably means the necessity of dealing with tenant complaints. Even with the nicest tenants, and with very well maintained properties, there will be complaints. The scope of tenant complaint... read more >>

Tenant Screening: The Exhaustive List of 16 Red Flags

Tenant Screening: The Exhaustive List of 16 Red Flags
Tenant Screening:The exhaustive list of 16 red flags Any property manager can tell you how critical tenant screening is to successful property management. The wrong tenant in a property can create enormous losses that could t... read more >>

Property Maintenance -- The Achilles Heel of Real Estate

Property Maintenance -- The Achilles Heel of Real Estate
Property Maintenance Can Be the Achilles Heel of Real Estate Investments In the realm of real estate investment, property maintenance can be the weak point where profits are eaten up and headaches abound. Thus, proper property ma... read more >>

Home Warranties … The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Home Warranties … The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Home Warranties The Good, the Bad, and the UGLY The Good. Home warranties are insurance policies sold to homeowners and property management companies to warrant a home against system breakdowns. A leak under the kitchen sink o... read more >>
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