Take a look at the reasons why you should put your rental application online.
How do you encourage a sense of community with your residents and get rid of that distant reputation? Here are some suggestions.
Take the right steps to prepare and you’ll be able to take a low-stress vacation wherever you want to go.
“Smart Home” is a term that encompasses a growing number of devices capable of communicating, sharing information and working together to make everyday household tasks easier, more efficient and more fun.
Experienced landlords know the best way to avoid issues with a rental home is to select tenants carefully. Asking the right questions early in the process can help weed out tenants that might prove problematic.
A good property manager makes renting out your unit much less stressful. Follow these tips to make sure yours sticks around.
How do you prepare for peak rental season so you aren’t completely overwhelmed? Here are some tips.
When working on your rental property, pay attention to the lawn. It’s one of the main aspects of curb appeal, so make sure it looks good and is well taken care of.
At some point, you may have to rent out your property to a family with children. How child-proof is your rental?
You bought a great new house to rent out, but you still have one big question to answer: what should you do with the fireplace?
Look through these tips for ideas that will make your rental property more appealing to prospective tenants.
Photos are a crucial component in marketing your rental property. Your listing will get more attention and engagement if it comes with lots of dazzling visuals showing off its best assets.
What’s your responsibility? What falls on your tenants? Read on for a basic guide.
While you’re still learning the ropes, do yourself a favor and learn from other successful landlords. Here’s a quick list of pointers we’ve heard over the years from experienced ones.
With less than $3,000 and some elbow grease, you can complete five high-impact, do-it-yourself improvements to your rental properties to increase their overall value.
There’s no easy answer on how to handle upgrade requests, but here are a few tips to make the process simpler.
When summer comes, your community’s swimming pool will be a lively center of attention. But pools can be as dangerous as they are fun. With the right set of community swimming pool rules, you can make it much less risky.
There’s a lot to managing a rental property, and it might be more than you want to do yourself.
It’s difficult dealing with an angry resident, but you have to do it eventually. When you do, keep these guidelines in mind to keep things from getting worse.
It’s a lot of work to clean a place completely, so should you hire a professional cleaning service to help you? We’ll give you the information and let you decide for yourself.
A potential renter’s low credit score doesn’t have to be a deal breaker. That low credit score is a red flag, not a stop sign.
Having the right questions to ask potential tenants can make sorting through a long list of applications far easier.
With these tips and guidelines, you can promote your rental property on social media much more easily and with greater focus.
What you say in a listing can make or break getting a quality renter — there are words to avoid. Be honest and factual and avoid these types of phrases.
If you’re going to rent out your property on a more permanent basis or rent out a home you don’t live in, you’re going to need landlord insurance, a different type of home insurance, to cover it.
Are you in between tenants? Make the most of this time to get your unit ready and ensure everything goes smoothly with our comprehensive landlord’s checklist.
Finding that perfect new tenant starts with your rental listing. Let your ad do the heavy lifting with strategic, thoughtful copy and compelling visuals.
One of the first things most prospective tenants notice is how clean your rental home is, so make the best first impression you can.
Becoming a landlord doesn’t just mean worrying about keeping your property rented and to the right tenants. You also need to be sure you have budgeted for necessary repairs. Read on for some tips on how to plan for the inevitable repair bills.
So, you’re looking to rent out a vacation home. If you’re not ready to retire to a vacation destination, you’re going to have to manage it from a distance, which comes with an interesting set of problems you need to solve.
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