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Should You Allow a Cosigner For Your Tenant?

Occasionally, landlords will come across applicants that seem great on paper but do not quite meet the income or credit requirements. When this occurs, landlords have two options, deny them and lose a potentially good tenant or allow the applicant to have a cosigner. That said, not every rental owner is familiar with the practice […]

How to Handle After-Hours Calls from Your Tenant

  Being a landlord is not a 9 to 5, Monday through Friday job. That said, being a rental owner comes with both pros and cons. Plus, there are times when working in a non-traditional industry such as real estate can wreak havoc on your schedule. For example, one of the common disruptions for landlords […]

6 Tips to Successfully Showing a Rental Property

  Facilitating property tours for prospective tenants is an essential part of being a landlord. In fact, this step in the process is just as crucial as marketing to and screening potential renters. Most landlords realize that showing their property in the best possible light is crucial. Sometimes a deep clean, staging furniture, or boosting […]

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 […]

3 Tips for Dealing with Landlord/Tenant Confrontations

Sadly, confrontation is occasionally a given part of being a landlord. Furthermore, understanding how to deal with confrontation professionally and effectively does not always come naturally to rental owners. In fact, dealing with confrontation is something most people try to avoid at all costs. However, if you do not already employ the area’s best property […]

Unusual, But Legal, Pets Your Tenant May Own

For many individuals, pets are just as much a part of their family as any blood relative. Whether or not your rental allows pets could significantly affect your qualified tenant pool in today’s rental industry. As a landlord, accepting pets is a big decision, and there are plenty of things to consider. Today our focus is […]

What to Do When You Find an Unauthorized Person in Your Rental Property

Discovering that an unauthorized person is living in your rental property is a very stressful situation. As a landlord, it is your duty to protect the property and ensure that only authorized and vetted individuals live in the unit. Unfortunately, despite having a rock-solid lease agreement, there may be times when a tenant’s guest(s) overstay […]

15 Books on Real Estate Investing Every Landlord Should Read

15 Books on Real Estate Investing Every Landlord Should Read

Investing in real estate is a fantastic way to collect passive income and build long-term wealth. However, if you are new to the industry, it can be daunting even figuring out where to start. Thankfully, successful investors, real estate moguls, and financial professionals share their knowledge in books that any potential landlord can benefit from. […]

What Type of Landlord Are You? How The Answer May Affect Your ROI!

What Type of Landlord Are You? How The Answer May Affect Your ROI!

  Whether you have been in the game for decades or find yourself a sudden accidental landlord, there are always new things to learn. How can you become the best landlord you can be and, in turn, maximize your profits? Well, we are here to help! In any business, understanding your strengths and weaknesses is […]

10 Words To Avoid Using In Your Rental Property Listing

  Facing the fact that your Anne Arundel rental property has recently become vacant is never fun. However, vacancies are a part of being in the rental property business and must be dealt with swiftly. Crafting the perfect rental property listing is the first step to overcoming vacancy. We have previously discussed on our blog […]