Dear Landlord Hank: Landlord Wants $600 Deposit Before He Sends Keys

If a landlord asks for a deposit before a tenant gets keys to see a rentals what do you think Landlord Hank? Each week veteran landlord and property manager Hank Rossi answers questions from other landlords and property managers around the country about their rentals. Dear Landlord Hank: Me and my husband have signed a [...]

By |2019-06-18T20:39:46+00:00June 18th, 2019|Landlord Hank|0 Comments

Dear Landlord Hank: What Do I Do With A Tenant Who Consistently Pays Rent Late?

What should happen when a tenant consistently pays rent late is the question for veteran property manager and real estate investor Hank Rossi. Dear Landlord Hank: I have a tenant that has failed to make his rent on time for 16 of the last 18 months incurring a $100 penalty. He eventually pays when his [...]

By |2019-06-18T20:43:00+00:00June 18th, 2019|Landlord Hank|0 Comments

Dear Landlord Hank: Tenant Says ‘No’ To Showing Rental Property For Sale

If you want to show your rental property for sale and your tenant says ‘no’ what do you do next? Each week veteran landlord and property manager Hank Rossi answers questions from other landlords and property managers around the country about their rentals. Here is this week’s question: Dear Landlord Hank: Have you made [...]

By |2019-06-11T20:28:24+00:00June 11th, 2019|Landlord Hank|0 Comments

Husband Moved Out, Wife Wants Off Lease, What Do I Do?

What is a landlord to do when the husband has moved out and now the wife wants off the lease? Each week veteran landlord and property manager Hank Rossi answers questions from other landlords and property managers around the country about their rentals. Here is this week's question: Dear Landlord Hank "I have a [...]

By |2019-06-04T20:41:15+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Blogs, Landlord, Leases & Agreements, Tenant|3 Comments

Dear Landlord Hank: Should Tenants Tell You When They Go On Vacation And Leave The Unit Unoccupied?

If your tenants are heading out on vacation and leaving your rental unit vacant for weeks should they tell you? That is this week’s question for veteran landlord and property manager Hank Rossi. Dear Landlord Hank: Should tenants tell you when they go on vacation?  Do you require it? Do you worry about your [...]

By |2019-05-27T22:06:10+00:00May 27th, 2019|Landlord Hank|0 Comments

Dear Landlord Hank: How Do You Know When To Change Property Managers?

Whether and when to change property managers can be a difficult question. Each week veteran landlord and property manager Hank Rossi answers questions from other landlords and property managers around the country about their rentals. Dear Landlord Hank: My property manager does not seem as focused on my rentals these days as he was [...]

By |2019-05-14T20:16:07+00:00May 13th, 2019|Landlord, Landlord Hank, Property Manager|14 Comments

Dear Landlord Hank: Can’t We Just Repair The Roof On Our Rental Instead Of Costly Replacement?

Whether to repair the roof on your rental, or just repair it, is the question this week for veteran real estate investor, landlord and property manager Hank Rossi. Dear Landlord Hank, How do you know for sure when the roof on your rental really needs to be replaced vs. just repaired? Our maintenance funds [...]

By |2019-05-07T14:53:36+00:00May 7th, 2019|Landlord Hank, Maintenance|0 Comments

Dear Landlord Hank: If You Have A Messy Tenant Do You Conduct Rental Inspections? How Often?

If you have a really messy tenant, how often should a landlord or property manager conduct rental inspections of their property? Each week veteran landlord and property manager Hank Rossi answers questions from other landlords and property managers around the country about their rentals. Dear Landlord Hank, Do you conduct rental inspections? How often? -Dorothy [...]

Dear Landlord Hank: How Do You Handle Evictions?

How do you handle evictions which can be a sometimes messy part of our business? Each week veteran landlord and property manager Hank Rossi answers questions from other landlords and property managers around the country about their rentals. Dear Landlord Hank, How do you handle evictions? Is there an easier way? Unfortunately, we just had [...]

By |2019-04-30T21:22:16+00:00April 30th, 2019|Eviction, Landlord, Landlord Hank, Tenant|0 Comments

Dear Landlord Hank: Police Were Called To One Of Our Rentals What Should We Do?

If you find out the police were called to one of your rental properties, then what should you do is the question this week for veteran real estate investor, landlord and property manager Hank Rossi. Dear Landlord Hank: We just heard from our maintenance man that a neighbor told him  police were called to one [...]

By |2019-04-23T17:18:36+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Landlord Hank|0 Comments

Dear Landlord Hank: How Do You Raise Rent For A Long-Time Tenant?

When to raise rent, and especially for a long-time tenant, can be a difficult question for a landlord and property manager. Each week veteran landlord and property manager Hank Rossi answers questions from other landlords and property managers around the country about their rentals. Dear Landlord Hank, We have some long-time, great tenants who always [...]

By |2019-04-23T17:11:41+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Landlord, Landlord Hank, Property Manager|25 Comments

Dear Landlord Hank: Do Furnish Your Rentals With All The Appliances?

Is reducing the number of appliances furnished in your rentals a good idea, or not, is the question this week for veteran real estate investor, landlord and property manager Hank Rossi. Dear Landlord Hank: Do you provide all the appliances in all your properties? We stopped putting in refrigerators several years back after a couple [...]

By |2019-04-17T14:28:46+00:00April 17th, 2019|Landlord Hank|0 Comments

Did You Know Hoarding is a Disability Protected by Fair Housing?

By Ellen Clark People with a hoarding disability are protected by Fair Housing laws and are entitled to reasonable accommodations. People with disabilities face particular challenges when it comes to housing and have special protections under fair housing law. Disabilities include both physical and mental impairments. It may not always be obvious that someone [...]

By |2019-04-16T20:30:30+00:00April 16th, 2019|Education and Training|0 Comments

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