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Top 10 Expensive Rental Home Repairs for Landlords

Top 10 Expensive Rental Home Repairs for Landlords

Many uncertainties accompany rental property ownership. However, one thing is for certain, maintenance and repairs are inevitable. Unfortunately, a common mistake for new landlords is underestimating potential maintenance costs and not preparing for the worst. While avoiding many disastrous repairs involves preventive action, it is always a good idea to set aside more emergency funds […]

Why Landlords Need a Rental Property Maintenance Checklist

Why Professional Cleaning is Vital to the Rental Turnover Process

Property turnover is inevitable in the rental industry. When it happens, landlords become overwhelmed by a myriad of repair and cleaning tasks. All of which are important steps to making the home ready for a new tenant to move in. However, one of the traits of successful landlords is planning ahead for the eventual vacancy. […]

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 […]

Landlord’s Guide to After-Hours Rental Property Emergency Maintenance

Landlord's Guide to After-Hours Rental Property Emergency Maintenance

Landlords in the industry know that property management is not a standard 9 to 5 job. Maintenance is a task that requires a significant amount of time and coordination. But, how do landlords handle rental property emergency maintenance after hours? No one wants to get that call; however, it is essential to quickly and efficiently […]

Recognizing and Preventing Costly Repairs for Rental Properties

Recognizing and Preventing Costly Repairs for Rental Properties

Expenses and repairs – two anxiety-inducing words for rental property owners. As a landlord, you have a responsibility to maintain a safe and structurally sound home for your tenants. So, how can owners manage to maintain their property without breaking the bank? While you can never truly escape the need for routine maintenance, there are […]

How to Winterize a Rental Property and Prevent Frozen Pipes

How to Winterize a Rental Property and Prevent Frozen Pipes

  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, much of those potential costly emergencies are […]

Tenant vs. Landlord Responsibilities for HVAC Maintenance

Tenant vs. Landlord Responsibilities for HVAC Maintenance

  As Summer heats up, so does the strain on your rental property’s HVAC system. While everyone agrees that preventative maintenance is vital, many landlords and tenants wonder who is really responsible for what? Below we help you answer that question by discussing landlord responsibilities for HVAC maintenance along with tenant rights and prevention tips […]

How to Choose the Contractors That Every Landlord Needs

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  In the rental industry, maintenance needs are inevitable. So, how do you know if you are hiring the best contractor for the job? Nowadays, contractors are very easy to find, but that does not mean all are right for you. Finding a licensed contractor that is trustworthy and cost-effective is harder than it sounds. […]

Rental Property Repairs That Will Break the Bank

Owning a rental property is more often than not a lucrative business.  That is, after all, why so many Maryland landlords continue financing rental properties. However, as a landlord, you will never escape routine maintenance repair bills and as many come to find out, some repairs leave a larger hole in your pocket than expected. […]