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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 [...]

4 Reasons A Rental Property May Look Beat-Up

Veteran investor John Wilhoit blogs this week about the four reasons a rental property may look beat-up and not be getting the attention it should from the owner. By John Wilhoit A rental property may look beat-up for several reasons as rental property assets can fall into disrepair in many ways and for many reasons. [...]

By |2017-11-10T21:57:23+00:00November 10th, 2017|Blogs, Education and Training, Landlord|0 Comments

How Important Are Credit Scores In Screening Tenants?

How much weight do you give credit scores in screening tenants? 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: Do you use credit scores in considering tenants? How important do you think [...]

How Do We Know If The Property We Are About To Rent Is Legitimate?

How does a potential tenant know if the property they are about to rent is legitimate? 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’m not sure if the property that my [...]

Dear Landlord Hank: When A Tenant Moves Out What Do You Do?

What do you do when a tenant moves out? 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: When a tenant moves out what do you do? -Dorothy Dear Landlady Dorothy, When a [...]

Do You Know The 10 Types Of Real Estate Agents?

As a landlord or property manager, you may occasionally have to work with a real estate agents for various reasons. How much do you know about the 10 different kinds of real estate agents out there who may approach you? Blogger Richard Montgomery sets out the definitions of each so you will know more about [...]

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

Does A Landlord Have to Give Copy Of Entry Checklist To Tenant?

Do you have to give a copy of the entry checklist to the tenant? 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, Is a landlord required to give a copy of the [...]

Dear Landlord Hank:  How Can I Check On An Owner Of A Rental Property?

If you are a potential real estate investor or even a tenant, how do you check on the owner of a rental property? 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, How [...]

Get Landlord Hank’s eBook “Renovating Your Rental On A Shoe-String Budget”

Landlord Hank has put together a free eBook on "Renovating Your Rental Property On A Shoe-String Budget" that you can download here.  He walks through a renovation on one of his duplexes, step by step, and then tells you how it all turned out in the end. Here are some more details on what is [...]

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 |2017-08-31T18:17:24+00:00August 30th, 2017|Blogs, Education and Training, Landlord, Property Manager|0 Comments

If You Cannot Do Criminal Background Checks On Tenants, What Can You Do?

If a local city council bars criminal background checks, such as Seattle did recently, what can a landlord or property manager still do to protect themselves? ARPOLA spoke to one of the top experts in the country on criminal background checks, David Pickron, to find out. 3 Actions A Landlord Can Start With Without Using [...]

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 |2017-08-22T18:10:00+00:00August 22nd, 2017|Blogs, Education and Training, Landlord, Maintenance, Tenant|0 Comments

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