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Maintenance, Property Management

Routine Rental Maintenance: Security, Pest Control, & Exterior

We started our series on routine rental maintenance by discussing common plumbing problems in rental properties, and in particular how…

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Property Management, Rent Payment, Tenant Management

Apps to Pay Rent: Should Landlords Use PayPal, Venmo, or Zelle?

As more and more financial transactions are performed virtually, landlords are moving away from paper checks and towards collecting rent…

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Property Management, Rent Payment, Tenant Management

Rent Guarantee Insurance: New Options for Small Landlords

As an independent landlord, you invest your limited financial resources in rental real estate hoping that it will appreciate over…

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Accounting, Property Management, Rent Payment, Rules and Regulations, Tenant Management

Benefits Of Reporting Rent Payments To Credit Bureaus For Landlords

Historically, landlords have not reported rent payments to a tenant’s credit bureau, depriving those tenants of the opportunity to build…

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Property Management, Tenant Management, Tenant Screening

Advertising Online: What is the Best Rental Listing Site for Small Landlords?

Property owners are always looking for the best ways to advertise their vacant units. It can be challenging, however, to…

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Property Management, Rules and Regulations, Tenant Management, Tenant Screening

EZ Landlord Forms: Free Rental Application PDF and Lease Templates

Being a landlord can be challenging; just collecting rent and dealing with repairs can keep your hands full. On top…

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Maintenance, Property Management, Rent Payment, Tenant Management, Tenant Screening

How Much Does a Property Management Company Charge?

Have you found yourself wondering if you need a professional property manager? Below we take a look into the factors…

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Property Management, Rent Payment, Tenant Management

Should You List Your Rental Homes on Craiglist?

Part of finding success as a rental property owner is figuring out the best way to attract as many good…

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