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Rent Payment Policies and Rent Collection Software for Landlords

Rent Payment Policies and Rent Collection Software for Landlords

As a landlord, success often hinges on receiving timely and complete rental payments. Therefore, creating comprehensive rent payment policies will help streamline operations and ensure you have the best chance of receiving all payments due. So, join us below to review how to create rent payment policies and some software options to make a landlord’s […]

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 […]

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 is Subletting? What Every Landlord Needs to Know

What is a Subletting Policy and Why Every Landlord Needs One

Finding the right tenant for your rental property could prove to be a tedious process. After going to all of that effort, what happens when the tenant skips town, leaving your apartment sublet to someone else? What could easily become a landlord’s worst nightmare is also an avoidable situation. Join us below as we explain […]

Why Every Lease and Landlord Needs a Tenant Transfer Policy

Why Every Lease and Landlord Needs a Tenant Transfer Policy

Even with the best of intentions entering a lease, life happens. Tenants may need to transfer or break a lease for various reasons, including military service or job relocation. However, regardless of the transfer reason, landlords must protect themselves and their interests. So, join us as we define the types of transfer clauses and, more […]

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 […]

Simple Ways to Calculate Prorated Rent Every Landlord Can Use

Simple Ways to Calculate Prorated Rent Every Landlord Can Use

In a perfect world, every tenant would move in on the first and out on the last day of the month. However, the reality is never perfect. As a matter of fact, moving in after the first is very common throughout the rental industry. So, when the lease begins on any day other than the […]

Landlord-Tenant Responsibilities: Who is Responsible for Snow Removal?

Landlord-Tenant Responsibilities for Snow Removal - Who Does What?

If you own a rental property, waiting for the first flakes to fall is not the time to plan for snow removal. Instead, a careful definition of landlord-tenant responsibilities will save a ton of headaches once severe weather does roll in. Many tenants and landlords question who is responsible for snow or ice removal. So, […]

Rental Property Lease: Is Month-to-Month or Annual Fixed-Term Better?

Rental Property Lease: Is Month-to-Month or Annual Fixed-Term Better?

A rental property lease is the most important document a landlord can have. The legal contract between a tenant and a landlord outlines expectations, costs, requirements, and usage rules for residents to occupy a rental property. That said, there are many variations to the lease terms, but there are two main types; annual leases and […]

10 Tips for Stress-Free Holiday Entertaining in a Rental Property

10 Tips for Stress-Free Holiday Entertaining in a Rental Property

Ready or not, the holidays are upon us! However, entertaining in a rental property throughout the holiday season can present some challenges. Before friends and family descend on your rental home, we break down the dos and don’ts for both landlords and tenants. Join us below to discuss some of the top tips for a […]