Landlord

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Four $2 Tools That Could Save You $$$ On That Next Maintenance Call

Four small tools any landlord or property manager can use to save money on that next maintenance call and provide immediate customer service which is more in demand these days than ever. By John Wilhoit Property management companies that run efficiently have significant [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Out-Of-Town Landlord Asking For Security Deposit Then Will Mail Keys – Is This Normal?

Is it normal for an out-of-town landlord to ask for a  security deposit before mailing keys? 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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]