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About John Triplett

John R. Triplett is a real estate investor, small landlord, and the founder of Desert Path Marketing Group, a content marketing focused agency that handles writing, editing, books, blogs, email marketing and search engine optimization for clients with a focus on real estate. John has been building online digital brands for more than 20 years for newspaper, television and cable media companies including Cox, Belo and Gannett. Also, he has worked as a consultant to web startup companies. He was the founder of Austin360.com and AccessArizona.com and former general manager of AJC.com. His blog network, built for the Arizona Republic’s online site Azcentral.com, won the best blog network from the Arizona Interactive Marketing Association. He has owned single-family and multifamily properties for 20 years.

Can I Say No Guns In My Rental Property?

Generally a private landlord can make a decision about whether to say ‘no guns’ in my rental property, unless a state  forbids landlords from banning guns, according to Denny Dobbins, general legal counsel and vice president of RentPerfect.com. By John Triplett State laws vary on the issue of what landlords can mandate regarding saying “no [...]

If Your Tenant Wants A Fence What Type Should You Install?

When a tenant wants a fence on your rental property, there are multiple choices. The kind of fencing really comes down to your finances and how much maintenance you want to do. Also consider the purpose of the fence and how it related to the safety of your tenants and your property. Different kinds of [...]

By |2018-03-02T20:57:54+00:00March 2nd, 2018|Maintenance, Rental Property Owner, Tenant|0 Comments

7 Basement Mold Prevention Steps For Your Rentals

Basement mold can be a real issue for landlords and property managers in many parts of the country. The maintenance checkup this week, provided by Keepe, discusses basement mold. Preventing it is key to guaranteeing a safe, healthy living environment for tenants. What makes a room mold-friendly?  Mold only grows and thrives in spaces that present its ideal living [...]

By |2018-02-22T21:02:54+00:00February 22nd, 2018|Landlord, Maintenance, Property Manager|12 Comments

8 Ways The Rental Housing Market Changed In 2017

What were the 8 ways the rental housing market changed in 2017, and what can we learn heading into 2018? The folks at RentCafe have put together a report that looks at the rental housing trends in 2017 and analyzed rents from the 250 largest cities The national average rent increased by 2.5% reaching $1,359, [...]

By |2018-01-19T16:23:20+00:00January 19th, 2018|Landlord, News, Property Manager|0 Comments

7 Types Of Pest Preventative Maintenance Steps For Rentals

Landlords and property managers need to know what draws pests to rental homes and adopt simple pest preventive maintenance steps to protect properties and tenants. 7 Types of Pest Preventive Maintenance Steps  1) To avoid any and all infestations, it is fundamental to regularly inspect properties for cracks. Crevices and any kind of openings can [...]

By |2018-01-19T16:15:35+00:00January 19th, 2018|Landlord, Maintenance, Property Manager|0 Comments

A Landlord’s Pet Guide To Pet Friendly Rentals

A landlord's pet guide to pet friendly rentals gives some helpful, useful advice for landlords and property managers in dealing with pets and tenants. If you are considering going pet-friendly, there are some good tips and thoughts in here. Also some thoughts from the Humane Society of the United States on why rental housing rules [...]

By |2017-12-28T16:52:24+00:00December 28th, 2017|Landlord, Pets, Tenant|17 Comments

How To Pet Proof Your Rental Property

If you as a landlord or property manager are concerned about renting to tenants with pets and the potential damage pets could cause, here are some ways you can pet proof your rentals.  4 ways to pet proof your rental with a property makeover  Property makeovers are the best way to minimize property damage by [...]

By |2017-12-13T22:53:59+00:00December 13th, 2017|Landlord, Pets, Tenant|3 Comments

5 Paint Finishes And Types To Consider For Your Rental Properties

Which type of paint and paint finish is right for you and your tenants to both help with maintenance and be attractive to get new tenants? The maintenance checkup this week provided by Keepe focuses on paint. Be sure you are protecting your investment and income as well as keeping your tenants happy.. Paint is [...]

By |2017-12-06T21:16:53+00:00December 6th, 2017|Landlord, Maintenance, Tenant|0 Comments

Landlords Across The Country Missing Tenant Payments After Company Bankruptcy

Dozens of landlords around the country are still missing tenant payments and trying to collect funds tied up in an ecommerce dispute that has led to one Kentucky-based company filing bankruptcy last month. CC Operations LLC dba eCHECKit, filed a bankruptcy petition in October in Kentucky. eCHECKit is the payment processor for the 13-year-old Fort [...]

By |2017-11-16T23:27:12+00:00November 16th, 2017|Landlord, News|0 Comments

Is The Outdoor Faucet At Your Rental Property Winter-Proof?

Is your rental housing ready for winter along with the outdoor faucet? The maintenance checkup this week provided by Keepe  is to be sure you are your protecting your investment and income as well as your tenants. If your rental property is occupied and your tenants are running the water, the risk of indoor pipes [...]

By |2017-11-02T21:50:14+00:00November 2nd, 2017|Maintenance, Property Manager|0 Comments

Is The Water Heater At Your Rental Property Ready For The “Big One?”

The maintenance check up this week, provided by Keepe, asks whether  the water heater in your rental housing are properly and legally secured in the event of an earthquake. Everyone has heard of the “big one,” the ultimate earthquake whose impending strike will decimate cities and regress civilizations. There is a local version of this legend in almost every state [...]

By |2017-10-19T14:55:29+00:00October 19th, 2017|Education and Training, Landlord, Maintenance|1 Comment

Startup Company Tackling The Rental Property Maintenance Headaches

A new company is tackling the rental property maintenance challenges that face many landlords and property managers every day in managing rental housing. By John Triplett ARPOLA In an interview, Keepe Co-founder and CEO Rishi Mathew discussed the primary research that led him to start the company and provided a question and answer about the [...]

By |2017-09-29T18:45:28+00:00September 29th, 2017|Maintenance, News|0 Comments

How Do Single-Family Renters Differ From Multifamily Renters?

Single-family renters make more money, have kids and are more likely to be married, than multifamily renters, according to new research from a real estate consulting firm. The research into the single-family renter shows the key differences between those who rent apartments and those who rent single-family homes, according to Mikaela Sharp, Research Analyst, and [...]

By |2017-09-15T15:02:27+00:00September 15th, 2017|Landlord, News|0 Comments


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