Tenant Background Checks: What Every Landlord Should Know

When it comes to being a responsible landlord, one of the crucial steps in the tenant selection process is conducting thorough background checks. Tenant background checks are not just a formality; they are a vital aspect of property management that can protect your investment, ensure the safety of your property and other tenants, and help…

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Navigating the World of Professional Tenants: Insights and Best Practices for Landlords

As a property management company dedicated to serving real estate investors, landlords, and homeowners, we understand the challenges that come with property ownership. One of the most critical aspects of managing rental properties is finding the right tenants. In recent years, the term “professional tenants” has gained prominence in the landlord community, often sparking concerns…

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5 Ways Renters Can Show Proof of Income

When it comes to renting a new apartment or home, landlords often require potential tenants to provide proof of income. This is an essential step to ensure that renters have a steady source of funds to pay their rent. If you’re a renter looking for ways to demonstrate your income, here are five effective methods…

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Addressing Tenant Tensions

As a landlord you did what was necessary, you ran credit checks, ensured financial responsibility, references were contacted and verified, and security deposit was taken.   You’ve done everything possible to ensure your tenants will respect the property and pay rent on time. Even with the best tenant screening, you can’t prevent conflict and differences in…

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Ensuring Your Good Tenants Stick Around!

Finding tenants who are diligent in contacting you when there’s an issue, pay their rent on time, and respect your property and the neighborhood isn’t always easy!  Once you have clients who maintain and look after their unit like it’s their own, are tenants you never want to see move out. How do you ensure…

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Questions your next tenant will ask you…

Believe it or not, once upon a time, I was just like you. New to the game of rental properties and not knowing what to do, what to expect at a showing, and worried about the questions I might get asked at the property. What if they ask me this? What if they ask me…

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Tips for Finding Great Tenants

Good Tenants

One of the most challenging things self-managing landlords face is selecting the right tenants. Choosing the right tenant for your rental property will either make you or break you as a landlord, so you need to ensure you take your time in this process. If not done properly, you can kiss that cash flow goodbye.…

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How to Attract Long Term Tenants

Attract Long Term Tenants

Long-term tenants are a great way to ensure your investment is operating at peak efficiency. Turnovers cost money and can be a stressful time for investors. If a tenant has left after staying for 6 months, then you need to advertise your rental again. Once you attract prospective tenants, you’ll also need to spend time…

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National Pet Day & Screening for Pets

National Pet Day

Over the weekend, we celebrated National Pet Day. If you’re a pet owner, you know there’s not a day that goes by that you don’t celebrate your animal companion! So, hug your dog or cat as you do every day because we know that this animal makes you happy — and that’s not all. Over…

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Questions to ask prospective tenants

You’ve just listed your very first rental property for rent and now you start to get the email inquiries. Excitement, fear, apprehension. Maybe even not knowing what to do. Guess what, that’s normal. You’ve come to the right place. Like you, I started out just the same way, I was maybe a few steps ahead…

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