Tip #19: Bringing in Roommates After the Lease is Signed Having a roommate qualification procedure will help keep good residents by Wallace S. Gibson, CPM In some areas where the...
Tip #18: Reporting a Tenant to the Credit Bureaus This week’s tip submitted by Bill Gray: I have been buried in email on how to report a previous tenant to...
Tip #17: How Time Flies!   If you want to receive the rent on time, and you don’t use an electronic payment service, get in the habit of billing your...
Quick Tip #16: Have Your People Call My People If your rental unit is carpeted, establish a relationship with a carpet cleaning service– someone that you like and trust to...
Quick Tip #15: Hitting the Mark Determining the appropriate rent to charge has always been a matter of science– and target practice. You know that the figure you chose is...
Quick Tip #14: Don’t Come in Last As the author in today’s feature (What To Do When the Rent is Late) points out, many tenants don’t pay on time because...
Quick Tip #13: Am I Covered? This week’s tip is provided by Karie Martin: Question: I just evicted a tenant for non-payment of rent. Now, they are threatening to sue...
Quick Tip #12: Always the Last to Know? If you receive rent via checks, make a photocopy or scan each one, every month. Take a few seconds to compare the...
Tip #11: Where’s This Relationship Going? Is your applicant planning to stick around through the term of the lease? Not all the information you need to evaluate a tenant will...
Quick Tip #10: It’s What You Don’t See That Hurts You   Last spring we ran a post concerning a tenant’s death from carbon monoxide.   That death prompted a...