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Monthly Archives: June 2021

How to Properly Clean Your Rental Home Prior to Listing

Preparing your rental property for the next tenant is critical to the success of your rental property business. Every renter does, and should, want to move into an impeccably clean home. However, even before that, prospective applicants do not want to tour a dirty property. After all, first impressions are lasting ones! So, presenting a clean […]

Tenant Screening Policies to Avoid Fair Housing Violations

Tenant Screening Policies to Avoid Fair Housing Violations

Tenant screening is a landlord’s best defense against potential problem tenants. However, it is also a process that opens property owners up to major liability if Fair Housing Laws are not carefully followed. In this day and age, lack of knowledge is not a defense. So, landlords must learn and adhere to all federal, state, […]

9 Sneaky Expenses of Owning a Philadelphia Rental Property

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Owning an investment property is a great way to build long-term wealth and generate additional monthly income. That said, being successful in the rental industry relies on a healthy profit margin. Unfortunately, typical and not so typical, expenses can chip away at those profits more than many landlords realize. So, it is essential that property […]

Top 4 Reasons Why Detailed Move-In Inspections Are Essential

You cleaned your rental and ensured everything is in working order before move in – but is that enough? Even if your rental is in tip-top shape, landlords must conduct a thorough move-in inspection. In turn, this protects themselves, the property, and the tenant. A rental move-in inspection is critical to evaluating tenant damage at […]

9 Landlord Tips That Could Help You Save More Money

  The goal of any rental property business is to generate sustainable income and profit. However, even as the profits begin to roll in, it is important to plan for every contingency. Most rental markets experience some ebb and flow throughout the year. So, careful financial planning will ensure you save exactly what you need to […]

Rental Property Compliance and Responsibilities for Virginia Landlords

Rental Property Compliance and Responsibilities for Virginia Landlords

Part of being a successful landlord is adhering to regulations and all federal, state, and local laws. This can be a complex and confusing task for even the most seasoned investors. However, failing to comply means facing potential fines, loss of license, or expensive litigation. Continue reading below as we highlight the rental property compliance […]

Essential Move-In Procedures for the Perfect Tenant Experience

Essential Move-In Procedures for the Perfect Tenant Experience

Handling a vacancy can be a nerve-racking experience for landlords. So, when you finally have an approved application and move-in date, it is an exciting time. However, a landlord’s work does not end once the application gets approved. Move-in day requires preparation to go smoothly and create a positive and lasting impression on your new […]

How COVID-19 Policies have Exacerbated the Housing Crisis

How COVID-19 Policies have Exacerbated the Housing Crisis

The effects of the COVID housing crisis will be felt in the rental industry for years to come. While new legislation protected tenants from unpaid rent evictions, landlords with non-paying tenants found little relief or sympathy for their own financial wellbeing. As current orders are set to expire, the day of reckoning is coming. So, […]

Landlord’s Guide to Pre-Leasing Inspections to Get Your Unit Rent-Ready

Landlord's Guide to Pre-Leasing Inspections to Get Your Unit Rent-Ready

As a landlord, your rental property will go through many different types of inspections – all of which play an important role. In the rental industry, the longer a unit sits vacant, the more money the owner loses. Therefore, making sure your rental is ready for marketing and an efficient lease process is key to […]

What Are Squatter’s Rights: Everything a Landlord Needs to Know

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Eviction is a scary word for any landlord. However, what’s worse is when you find out the people living in your rental never had a lease in the first place! When that occurs, or when there is an unauthorized occupant – you have squatters. A common misconception is these individuals have no rights because they […]