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Monthly Archives: October 2021

Trick or Treat – Halloween Festivities and COVID Safety

Trick or Treat - Halloween Festivities and COVID Safety

Children young and old look forward to Halloween festivities every year. The candy, the costumes, and the crisp Fall weather draw crowds to both public events and neighborhood trick or treating. However, as COVID concerns continue, especially among young children, what can families do to be safe and still enjoy Halloween this year. Join us […]

No Smoking! – A Landlord’s Guide to Rental Smoking Policies

No Smoking! - A Landlord's Guide to Rental Smoking Policies

Tobacco, e-cigarettes, and now, recreational and medical marijuana are all things landlords need to address when adopting rental smoking policies in their investment properties. While keeping tenants happy is a priority, so is the health and well-being of other tenants as well as the property itself. That said, smokers are not protected under the Fair […]

Kitchen Upgrades that Add Value to Your Rental Property

Every renter has a list of things they would love to have in their next rental home. Sitting high on that list is a beautiful kitchen. Unlike other rooms on the property, there is a lot that can be done to personalize and customize a kitchen. Thus, this area can quickly change the whole style […]

What is Considered Emergency Rental Maintenance?

What is Considered Emergency Rental Maintenance

Whether you are a tenant or landlord, no one wants to deal with the inconvenience of emergency rental maintenance. For landlords, maintenance of any kind requires time, money, and coordinating efforts. That said, effective repair policies rely on a clear understanding of what is and is not an emergency, along with a process to handle […]

Why is Renters Insurance Important to Tenants and Landlords?

Why is Renters Insurance Important to Tenants and Landlords?

Nowadays, most tenants and landlords have heard of renters insurance, but how many understand why it is vital to the industry? Renters insurance is easy to get, cost-effective, and integral to protecting a tenant’s personal property as well as against certain types of liability. More and more, landlords realize the benefits to both sides and […]

Understanding Business Interruption Insurance for Landlords

  Without a doubt, 2020 and 2021 have been a struggle for many landlords. The COVID pandemic caused disruptions in rent payments and evictions for non-paying tenants. Even though the government did step in to try and provide rent relief, many landlords are still left holding the bill, owed thousands in back rent. The pandemic […]

7 Steps to Winterize Your Rental Property Before the Cold Weather Hits

7 Steps to Winterize Your Rental Property Before the Cold Weather Hits

The temperature is falling, and the ice and snow of winter are right around the corner. But, is your rental property ready? Cold weather can wreak havoc on a home causing frozen pipes, HVAC breakdowns, and other unexpected repairs. Thankfully, when landlords and tenants work together to prepare the rental for cold weather, many of […]

Staying Up to Date on Pennsylvania and Federal Fair Housing Laws

Staying Up to Date on Pennsylvania and Federal Fair Housing Laws

While it should go without saying that no individual or family should become a victim of housing discrimination – it can and does happen. As a landlord, housing discrimination claims can have devastating legal and financial consequences. Therefore, understanding the origins and rules of the Fair Housing Act is necessary. These federal fair housing laws […]

Should You Accept Housing Choice Voucher Applicants in Your Rental?

Should You Accept Housing Choice Voucher Applicants in Your Rental

The thought of accepting a tenant with a Housing Choice Voucher may intimidate some landlords who are unfamiliar with the process or guidelines. As with any decision, landlords have, there are downsides. However, as affordable housing continues to be harder and harder to find, property owners may find several advantages to participating in the program. […]

Property Management Tips to Become a Better Vacation Rental Manager

Property Management Tips to Become a Better Vacation Rental Manager

The vacation rental industry has grown over the past few years, with an increasing number of homeowners and investors getting into property management. It’s proved to be a popular way to generate an income. The lure of earning extra cash is certainly appealing, but as a vacation rental manager, you’re not going to have it […]