Tip #60: Find the Needle in the Haystack You’ve heard of Twitter. Now, there’s Twellow, the latest innovation in social networking that helps you fine-tune your Twitter searches to more...
Tip #59: Repair Request Checklist Repair requests cause all sorts of problems for landlords. Tenants who are dissatisfied with the landlord’s responsiveness move away. When needed repairs are delayed, they...
Tip #58: Watch What You Say A landlord in New York was just fined $1,000 for an Internet rental ad. He stated that his property was located in a “nice...
Tip #57: Lock the Door, Throw Away the Key Because landlords retain a duplicate key to enter a unit for repairs or in an emergency, they have a legal duty...
Tip 56: Join the Circle Imagine having a cup of coffee every morning with a nationwide expert on marketing residential rentals, or having lunch twice a week with a professional...
Tip #55: Run the Numbers When screening your tenants, along with a credit history, be sure to verify your applicant’s current income and consider their overall budget in light of...
Tip #54: Pet Deposit for Companion Animals? NO!! In my great State, a companion animal–as well as a service animal–must be permitted in the property without an increased deposit. Though...
Tip #53: A Rose is a Rose Tankless hot water heaters are the “in” thing these days, but they are still pricey to purchase and to install.   If you...
Tip #52: Stay Up-to-Date If it’s been six months since your tenant moved in, it’s time to update their contact information. Are the emergency contact numbers still valid? Are they...
Tip #51: Money in the Bank? Every lease provides a due date, and most allow for added fees if the rent check is late. But what happens when the rent’s...