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Author Archives: Alex Ratynski

The Pros and Cons of Collecting Last Month’s Rent

Choosing the perfect tenant for your rental property is just one of the many decisions landlords must make before the move in. Most property owners are familiar with charging new tenants the first month’s rent and a security deposit. However, the question remains – should you collect last month’s rent as well? This is something […]

Step-By-Step Guide for Rental Property Work Orders

As a landlord, making sure your rental properties are in habitable condition is a must. Therefore, any time maintenance issues arise, repairs need to occur as soon as possible. Ensure that tenants know the procedure for submitting maintenance requests and know the warning signs to look for to avoid extensive damage. Then, once a tenant […]

How to Choose the Right Bank for Your Rental Property Business

Choosing a bank that has the right services for your rental property business needs involves careful consideration.  After all, you do not want to entrust your money to a bank  led by someone such as William R. Beamon. Beamon swindled more than $20,000 in rent payments and security deposits from unknowing tenants. To top it all […]

The Top 10 Features of a Good Rental Investment

features of a profitable rental property

  Investing in residential real estate as a way to use passive income to build wealth. Successful investors know that owning a rental property diversifies your portfolio and creates steady income. That said, jumping into buying your first property can be a daunting task. It is important to know your financial capabilities, future goals, and […]

How to Ask a Tenant to Move Out

How to Ask a Tenant to Move Out

When a landlord needs a tenant to vacate for any reason, getting them out is not always as easy as it sounds. Many property owners wonder if there is any other alternative to eviction. Unfortunately, the formal process of evicting a tenant can be lengthy and costly for landlords. The good news is, there are other […]

Top 7 Benefits of Owning an Investment Property

Top 7 Benefits of owning investment property

Owning a rental property is a great way to build long-term wealth through passive income. As interest rates continue to stay at near-record lows, now is the time to consider an investment.  Home values are rising across the country which creates a need for affordable rental housing. Renting is a desirable lifestyle for many generations […]

3 Methods of Communicating with Your Tenants – Which is Best?

Nowadays technology has made communicating with people a cinch.  Contacting friends, family, employees, and even customers has never been easier.  And the same holds true for your Rockville tenants. With so many different ways of communicating with your tenants, issues can be resolved quickly and effortlessly.  Utilizing the different methods of communication, you can achieve […]

Offseason Vacancy – How Landlords Can Avoid it and Fill Rentals Quickly

Offseason Vacancy - How Landlords Can Avoid it and Fill Rentals Quickly

  October is full of pumpkins and Fall festivities, but for landlords, the changing leaves signal the start of offseason. While the slower months are advantageous if owners want to focus on sprucing up their rental, marketing can prove challenging. In a time where leads are not pouring in as they did over the Summer, […]

How to Use Move-In Specials to Quickly Fill Rental Vacancies

How to Use Move-In Specials to Quickly Fill Rental Vacancies

  Vacancy; a costly and scary word for landlords everywhere. While there are many steps owners can take to fill their property quickly, including effective marketing and competitive pricing, sometimes prospects need an added push. Move-in specials or incentives give landlords a competitive edge over the local competition. Moving can be expensive, and renters look […]

Setting Rental Rates – How to Maximize Your Rental Property ROI

Setting Rental Rates - How to Maximize Your Rental Property ROI

  Setting rental rates for your investment property is integral to obtaining a good ROI. However, determining the rental price is not solely up to the owner. Actually, setting the right rent depends on several factors and considerations to best suit your goals. So, below we help you better understand how to set the rent, […]