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Legal and Optional Tenant Maintenance...
Legal and Optional Tenant Maintenance...

Keeping the Property in Top Condition Properties require routine maintenance to keep them in top condition. Rental properties often require more constant maintenance than single family homes because of the size and number of residents. Learn the responsibilities landlords and tenants have under landlord tenant law, as well as optional tasks that a tenant can take on to help keep the rental in good condition. What Are a Landlord’s Property Maintenance Responsibilities? Landlords are required to keep their rental property in a certain condition based on landlord tenant law. The requirements may differ slightly based on each state’s specific laws, but in general, landlords are required... Read more

What Is Return on Investment?

Definition of Return on Investment Return on investment (ROI) measures how profitable an investment is. Many times, it is expressed as a ratio or percentage. ROI...

What to Know Before Investing in Real Estate

Learn the Basics of Real Estate Investing Before Buying Your First Property Though some people have made quick riches from real estate without much knowledge...

Why Regular Furnace Filter Replacement is Crucial...

Regular furnace filter replacement is crucial for rental property owners and landlords because of all the preventative maintenance services it has the most impact. ...

In Last-Minute Vote, LA County Leaders Approve...

  With just one week left until pandemic-era eviction rules were set to expire, the L.A. County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to extend COVID-19 renter...

White House using one-size-fits-all plan to...
White House using one-size-fits-all plan to...

Read the full White House Press Release Here. The White House announced Wednesday it is taking strategic steps to protect renters, including setting up limits on egregious rate hikes. Critics, however, have called out the Biden administration's one-size-fits-all program that makes changes for renters at the expense of landlords. "We've seen it for so many years, and it's very frustrating," American Apartment Owners Association director Alexandra Alvarado said during Grady Trimble's report on "The Big Money Show" Wednesday. "[Mom-and-pop landlords] are not being treated differently, even though it affects them much more than it would affect... Read more

Smart home security: Quick and easy home...

Key takeaways Wireless technology has made security systems more affordable Video doorbells and cameras can now show you when someone is at the...

What To Expect When Hiring a Property Manager

Every property manager or management company is different, with different skills and different goals, but in general property management services are designed to take...

Pros and Cons of Rental Properties With Less Than...

What to Consider Before Investing Not every type of investment property is right for every property investor. Commercial properties may work for one investor, while...

7 tips for designing fitness studios in...

Cortland’s Karl Smith, aka “Dr Fitness,” offers advice on how to design and operate new and renovated gyms in apartment communities. When the Covid pandemic hit,...