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Dear Landlord Hank: How Do You Decide How Much To Raise Rent?

When to raise rent and what to tell tenants is the reason is this week’s question for veteran landlord, property manager and real estate investor Hank Rossi. Dear Landlord Hank: How do you decide how much you going to raise rent for tenants in 2019? We have some leases coming up for renewal and of [...]

By | December 11th, 2018|Landlord Hank|0 Comments

Dear Landlord Hank: Do You Use Same Paint Color Inside All Your Rentals?

Can you use some accent paint colors to attract tenants or is it best to use the same color in all your rentals? That is this week’s question for veteran landlord, property manager and real estate investor Hank Rossi. Dear Landlord Hank: Do you always use the same paint color throughout all your rentals or [...]

By | December 4th, 2018|Landlord Hank, Marketing|0 Comments

Landlords Can Expect To See Renters Continuing To Rent In 2019

Landlords can expect to see renters continuing to rent in the coming year as a new Harris Poll found 19 percent of current renters say rising mortgage rates are their biggest obstacle to buying now. “Using insights from a new Trulia survey of more than 2,000 U.S. adults aged 18 and older, conducted online by [...]

By | December 3rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Dear Landlord Hank: How Do You Keep Tenants From Going Overboard With Holiday Lights?

Can tenants go overboard with holiday lights especially in a multifamily property?  That is this week’s question for veteran landlord, property manager and real estate investor Hank Rossi. Dear Landlord Hank: Do you have any rules for Christmas lights or yard art tenants can put up outside your rentals? We just saw a tenant nailing [...]

By | November 27th, 2018|Landlord Hank|0 Comments

Dear Landlord Hank: Can A Rental Property Have Multiple Layers Of Sheetrock?

Can a rental property have multiple layers or sheetrock inside and is contractor right to replace it? That is this week’s question for veteran landlord, property manager and real estate investor Hank Rossi. Dear Landlord Hank: We hired contractor to fix big holes in the sheetrock of one of our rentals after tenant damage. It [...]

By | November 16th, 2018|Blogs, Education and Training, Landlord Hank, Marketing|0 Comments

If A Good Tenant Loses A Job How Long Before You Evict Them?

When a good tenant loses a job and cannot pay rent, what should you take into consideration before you evict them? 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, If you have a good tenant who pays [...]

Landlord Hank:  If a rental property sounds too good to be true it probably is

This week veteran landlord, property manager and real estate investor Hank Rossi discusses what can happen if a rental property deal sounds too good to be true. By Hank Rossi I am a real estate broker dealing in rental properties. A woman called saying she saw a property that had been listed for rent, but [...]

By | November 9th, 2018|Education and Training, Landlord Hank|0 Comments

Dear Landlord Hank: We Want To Give Tenants A Turkey As Thanksgiving Gift

If a landlord wants to give tenants a turkey as a Thanksgiving gift, what does veteran landlord, property manager and real estate investor Hank Rossi think of that? Find out in this week’s question. Dear Landlord Hank: With Thanksgiving approaching what do you think is an appropriate gift for our tenants? We were thinking about [...]

By | November 5th, 2018|Education and Training, Landlord Hank|0 Comments

Dear Landlord Hank Should I Take Cryptocurrency As Payment From A Tenant?

If a tenant has a good past rental history should you take payment from a tenant in cryptocurrency is this week’s question for veteran landlord, property manager and real estate investor Hank Rossi. Dear Landlord Hank: I recently had an interested party apply for a rental, and this individual said he was the owner of a [...]

By | October 31st, 2018|Landlord Hank|0 Comments

Dear Landlord Hank: Why Are Tenants Rude When I Ask For Rent Payments?

Why are tenants rude when a landlord asks for a late rent payment is this week’s question for veteran landlord, property manager and real estate investor Hank Rossi. Dear Landlord Hank: Just this past month I have asked two tenants who were late with rent to please pay on time as I have other bills [...]

By | October 23rd, 2018|Landlord Hank, Leases & Agreements|0 Comments

Dear Landlord Hank: Would You Buy A Rental In Age-Restricted Community?

What type of rental community can work best for a landlord is this week’s question for veteran landlord, property manager and real estate investor Hank Rossi. Dear Landlord Hank, I am considering buying a nice two-bedroom single-story condo in a gated community with great amenities. The location is great too. The only downside I can [...]

By | October 16th, 2018|Education and Training, Landlord Hank|0 Comments

Dear Landlord Hank: Do You Have To Put Screens On Rental Property Windows?

Some cities are seeking more and more to regulate what landlords can do, and this week’s question is about whether a city could require screens on rental property windows. Veteran landlord and property manager Hank Rossi weighs in on that question this week. Dear Landlord Hank: Our city is seeking to require landlords to place [...]

By | October 8th, 2018|Education and Training, Landlord Hank, Marketing|0 Comments

Dear Landlord Hank: What Is Best Way To Notify Tenants When You Enter Their Rental?

When you need to enter a tenant’s rental, you have to give proper notice based on your state’s laws. But what happens when the tenant does not respond? Veteran landlord and property manager Hank Rossi weighs in on that question this week. Dear Landlord Hank: What is the best way to notify a tenant you [...]

By | September 25th, 2018|Education and Training, Landlord Hank|0 Comments