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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 two-story [...]

By | September 28th, 2017|Blogs, Landlord, Leases & Agreements, Tenant|2 Comments

Dear Landlord Hank: Any Special Advice For Renting My Homestead?

Any special advice when you plan on renting out your own home, your homestead? 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: WOW! I deal with earthquakes in California and just sold my two small, condo rentals, in [...]

By | September 22nd, 2017|Blogs, Landlord, Rental Property Owner|0 Comments

Dear Landlord Hank: What Is It Like To Go Through A Hurricane As A Landlord?

What is it like to go through a hurricane as a property manager and landlord? Each week veteran landlord and property manager Hank Rossi answers questions from other landlords and property managers around the country about their rentals. This week he talks about his own hurricane experience. Dear Landlord Hank: What happened to your tenants [...]

By | September 19th, 2017|Blogs, Landlord, Property Manager, Rental Property Owner|1 Comment

3 Ways Landlords And Property Managers Can Get A Good Tenant

Veteran real estate investor and landlord Kevin Guz talks about fear all landlords and property managers have of finding a good tenant, and three ways you can use to find that good tenant. By Kevin Guz When I look back at my first rental property purchase more than 10 years ago, I am amazed at [...]

By | September 11th, 2017|Blogs, Landlord, Property Manager, Tenant|0 Comments

Tenant Wants To Know Why Keys Have Not Been Sent

What do you think it means with a tenant wants to know why he or she has not received keys to their rental? 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, I have sent a deposit to [...]

By | September 7th, 2017|Blogs, Landlord, Leases & Agreements, Tenant|1 Comment

7 Great Reasons To Invest In Smaller Multifamily Real Estate

Are smaller multifamily buildings a better fit for many real estate investors than larger multifamily commercial buildings? This week veteran real estate investor Richard Montgomery, who knows real estate investing, from up-close, get-your-hands-dirty rehab to armchair investing using your self-directed IRA as your funding vehicle, takes on this question from a reader: Dear Monty: My [...]

By | August 30th, 2017|Blogs, Education and Training, Landlord, Property Manager|0 Comments

What Do You Charge A Tenant For Spot Repair And Paint?

If a tenant leaves holes in the sheetrock that require spot repaint and paint what do you charge? 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, What do you charge a tenant for a spot repair and [...]

By | August 22nd, 2017|Blogs, Education and Training, Landlord, Maintenance, Tenant|0 Comments

Leak Continues In Ceiling Of New Apartment Building – What Do I Do?

Tenants needing something like a leak fixed can many times be patient, and sometimes not. But good communication between landlord and tenant on what is going on goes a long way Each week veteran landlord and property manager Hank Rossi answers questions from other landlords and property managers around the country about their rentals. Dear [...]

Did You Know A Tenant Can Appeal An Eviction?

Landlords and property managers might be surprised to find out a tenant can appeal an eviction. You should consider carefully and know your state and local laws. Here are some examples to consider: By Clint S. Dunaway Appealing an eviction judgment in Arizona and other states is very expensive, time consuming, and cumbersome. So much [...]

By | August 3rd, 2017|Blogs, Education and Training, Eviction, Tenant|0 Comments

My Tenant Wants To Repaint His Unit – What Should I Do?

Tenants wanting to paint one of our rentals is something that often comes up. Should I let a new tenant repaint his unit? Each week veteran landlord and property manager Hank Rossi answers questions from other landlords and property managers around the country about their rentals. By Landlord Hank Rossi Dear Landlord Hank, A new [...]

Should I Turn On The Power For New Tenant Moving In?

Should I turn on the power in my name for a new tenant moving in? 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, I have a new tenant moving in on Saturday and coming here from out [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Blogs, Education and Training, Tenant|0 Comments

Dear Landlord Hank: I Have A Problem Tenant

What about a problem tenant and what I can release to the next landlord or 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, I have a problem tenant I inherited when I bought the property. [...]

By | July 19th, 2017|Blogs, Landlord, Screening|0 Comments

Dear Hank: I Need Help Finding Someone To Work On My Rentals

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, I'm looking for people to work on my rentals, during my recovery (broken wrist), and not sure of best way to find someone – Barry. Dear Landlord Barry, The [...]

By | July 10th, 2017|Blogs, Maintenance|0 Comments