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Who is Responsible for Snow Removal at a Rental Property?

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When you own rental properties in regions with a lot of snow, you have to plan for snow removal before the first flakes fall. When you create a lease for your rental property, it’s crucial to determine who is responsible for maintaining snow removal. That said, it’s different depending on what type of property you […]

How to Winterize a Rental Property and Prevent Frozen Pipes

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Cold weather is approaching fast, is your rental property prepared? If not, now is the time to think about putting winterizing procedures at the top of your list. The cold months of Winter can, unfortunately, bring unexpected repairs and problems. That said, by taking some simple precautions, many potentially costly emergencies are avoidable. So, continue […]

Rental Property Maintenance Winter Checklist for Landlords

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The trees are bare and cold weather is setting in; winter is upon us. This is the time of year where late-night maintenance calls for frozen pipes, broken down heaters, and tenants locked out in the snow add even more stress to landlords. If you do not want to have these emergencies unexpectedly arise, preventative […]

Complete Septic System Maintenance Checklist for Your Rental Property

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Waste and water must leave our homes somehow. Either a septic system or sewer system takes the waste and properly disposes of it. However, there are a few key differences between the two systems. This article will discuss septic systems and how to maintain them. Read along as we provide a septic system maintenance checklist […]

5 Common Plumbing Issues For Landlords to Watch For in a Rental

5 Common Plumbing Issues For Landlords to Watch For in a Rental

If you are a landlord, one of the last things you want to deal with is plumbing issues in one of your rental properties. However, these scenarios pop up from time to time and must be handled quickly and accordingly. Otherwise, you may end up with more damages within your rental than you bargained for. […]

How to Change an HVAC Filter in Your Rental Property

How to Change an HVAC Filter in Your Rental Property

Nothing brings Summer fun to a halt faster than a broken-down HVAC system. For tenants, this is an uncomfortable hassle, but for landlords, it is a potentially costly repair. Industry experts agree that the best way to prevent an unfortunate HVAC breakdown is through proper maintenance and care. However, some of that responsibility falls on […]

Tips for Landlords: Multi-Family Property Maintenance

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While maintenance is not an ideal task for landlords and tenants, it’s necessary for all multi-family properties. That said, property maintenance doesn’t just mean cleaning the property every once in a while, there’s more to it than that. Multi-family property maintenance includes ensuring each rental unit is safe and in working order. Let’s go over […]

Bedbugs! How to Prevent & Treat Bedbugs in Your Rental Property

Treating and Preventing Bedbugs in Your Maryland Rental Property

Nobody wants to deal with the hassle of removing bedbugs, especially in a rental property. However, bedbugs can easily make their way into your rental home without you even knowing it. Whether they come from someone’s clothes, luggage, or bedding, they can quickly become a nuisance and must be removed immediately. So, let’s go over […]

A Tenant’s Guide to Rental Property Maintenance Procedures

A Tenant's Guide to Rental Property Maintenance Procedures

Maintenance within a rental home is necessary for both landlords and tenants. Although landlords have many responsibilities within their rental properties, tenants must keep up with regular maintenance procedures to maintain a safe living space. With that, it’s imperative to outline landlord and tenant responsibilities clearly from the start.  Failure to state maintenance procedures for […]

Types of Rental Property Maintenance for Landlords

Types of Rental Property Maintenance for Landlords

Keeping up with rental property maintenance is about more than just keeping the property looking great. Property maintenance for landlords is an essential part of fostering a great landlord-tenant relationship. In addition, regular preventative measures help to avoid more costly repairs down the line. Today we take an in-depth look at the types of rental […]