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  1. Incomplete Rental Applications Cost Landlords Profit

    over 5 years ago by Bill Gray

    Financially, many landlords are shooting themselves in the foot. The application process is normally the first place they do so. Incomplete and inaccurate rental applications cost landlords much ne...

  2. Tenant Screening

    almost 7 years ago by Michael Monteiro

    The alarm clock goes off, and it’s a beautiful morning…but you don’t want to get out of bed. You’re chasing a tenant for delinquent rent. Looking back, you remember that you had a pretty go...

  3. How to Raise Rents Without Losing Tenants

    over 6 years ago by Michael Monteiro

    Because the rental market is cyclical just like any other market. As the saying goes, what goes up, must come down. That's why it's important to keep pace with rents when the local housing market i...

  4. Handling Security Deposits

    over 6 years ago by Michael Monteiro

    Security deposits, and how they’re handled, may be one of the most misunderstood topics for landlords and property managers alike. Part of the confusion stems from the fact that laws regarding se...

  5. Got a House for Lease? Learn to Collect Your Rent Quick and Easy

    over 6 years ago by Teo Zhenjie

    If you have a house for lease, it's vital that you learn the quickest and most effective way of collecting rent payments from your tenants. Learn how to ensure steady income from your rental property.

  6. Crucial Property Guys You will Need for Rental Property Repairs

    over 6 years ago by Teo Zhenjie

    Are you looking for reliable property guys who can help you repair and maintain your rental property? Then learn all about the different types of repairmen and find out which one is right for you.

  7. Exploring Electronic Payments for Your Property

    over 6 years ago by Account Closed

    Forward-thinking property management firms have embraced electronic payment systems for security deposits and resident payments with great success. Initially considered only as a “resident conve...

  8. Maximizing Cash Flow

    almost 6 years ago by Michael Monteiro

    Although converting a unit into a larger (or different) space may be cheaper than purchasing a new property that fits your expanding investment property needs, it’s nonetheless a huge undertaking...

  9. Managing for Value – A Guide for the First-Time Landlord (Part One)

    over 6 years ago by Frank Gallinelli

    Basic guidelines for managing your income property successfully.

  10. Communicating with Tenants

    over 5 years ago by Michael Monteiro

    The good news is that in this day and age, there are a number of options for keeping tenants updated about property events and updates on a real-time basis. Now it’s up to you to identify the mod...

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