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How to Terminate a Lease Agreement: A Landlord’s Guide

How to Terminate a Lease Agreement A Landlord’s Guide

Handling lease agreements is one of the most important aspects of any rental business. Without a solid lease agreement, property owners can get damages beyond their budget. In addition, lease agreements are helpful to determine the rights and responsibilities of both the tenant and landlord. That said, sometimes circumstances pop up, and a lease may […]

5 Mistakes You Could Be Making With Your Lease Agreement

The rental agreement is the most critical document to the success of a landlord-tenant relationship. However, many owners do not fully understand the legal implications of this document. As a result, some landlords opt for cookie-cutter leases that do not offer adequate protection instead of consulting a professional property manager or attorney. But ensuring the […]

What are Rental Lease Addendums and How to Use Them

What are Rental Lease Addendums and How to Use Them

The rental agreement is the most critical document for landlords and tenants. That said, a lease involves many different clauses, addendums, and disclosures that each carries its own legal ramifications. In addition, essential components of a lease will vary based on location and the property’s specific needs. So, to thoroughly understand what these additions mean […]

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 […]