We all know that finding the right tenants is an important task for residential landlords. The right tenants will pay their rent on time, take care of the property well and won't look to cause issues. But, making the wrong choice when it comes to... (Read More)
You may have a second home that you use during a certain season or maybe you just use it for your annual vacations. But, what happens when you're not in your second home? Do you let it sit empty, continuing to pay the mortgage on a home that's left... (Read More)
When a tenant is looking around for an apartment, they will try to find a property that fits their needs. One of the ways they do this is by trying to picture themselves in the property and what it might look like furnished. If you're renting an... (Read More)
If you're a landlord, then you know how busy things can get. It takes time to find new tenants, market properties, meet urgent needs, and the list goes on.
Landlords with multiple properties can quickly become inundated with work. However, it's... (Read More)
As a residential landlord, you want to find the right tenants. Thoroughly screening your tenants can help you choose wisely. But, what will make your property more attractive to potential clientele? There are a few things you can do to help you... (Read More)
One of the nice things about renting a property is that the majority of maintenance issues can be handled by someone else. You typically won't need to hire a vendor to come in and handle issues that pop up.
This can be a tremendous relief for... (Read More)
As a residential landlord, it's important to regularly invest in renovations. The right renovations can entice tenants to rent and increase the value of the rental. However, if too much money is spent during renovations, you may end up losing money... (Read More)
Are you struggling with high turnover or low occupancy in your rental units? Your strategy (or lack-thereof) may be to blame. Your marketing should be active, not passive. Hint: a basic "for rent" sign won't do. Following are effective and creative... (Read More)
Have you been mulling over the idea of allowing tenants to pay their rent online? If so, take the time to read this blog. In it, we discuss several benefits of online rental payments.
1. It helps you stay competitive
In this day and age, many... (Read More)