Tenant

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 [...]

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 [...]

Dear Landlord Hank: I Have A Tenant Couple That Fight On A Regular Basis – What Do I Do?

What do you do with a tenant couple that fight on a regular basis in your rental and call the police?  Each week veteran landlord and property manager Hank Rossi answers questions from other landlords and property managers around the country about their [...]

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 [...]

Seattle Bars Landlords From Using Criminal Records To Screen Tenants

The Seattle City Council has passed an ordinance 8-0 to bar landlords from using criminal records to screen tenants based on past arrests or criminal convictions, with the exception of sex offenders, according to a release. “The Fair Chance Housing ordinance would prevent [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Dear Landlord Hank: Should I Give A Tenant More Time To Pay?

Do you think I should give a new tenant who says she lost her job more time to pay? Each week veteran landlord and property manager Hank Rossi answers questions from other landlords and property managers around the country about their rentals. Dear [...]

Top 3 Biggest Stressors For Landlords And Property Managers in 2017

In a new survey of 700 rental property owners and landlords across the country, maintenance repairs and replacement continues to be the biggest stressor overall for property owners and managers, according to Buildium.com. Overall 61% of respondents reported maintenance and repairs as stressful, [...]

How Do You Keep The Perfect Tenant?

By Landlord Hank You've bought a new property, fixed it up and made it nice, found the perfect tenant you feel comfortable with and are ready to sit back and collect rent every month. That is an ideal situation and it may play [...]

7 Tips to Improve Your Credit Score

Your credit score is a quick picture of your financial decision-making,  past and future commitments. The higher the score, the more access you will have to credit. Most scores are between 300 to 850 and to improve your score you must first know [...]

Are You Prepared To Answer Tenant Questions About Your Rental?

Have you ever realized how much interviewing a potential tenant is like a job interview? After all, the applicant is interviewing, along with countless others, and hoping to be chosen for something that only has a limited amount of availability. As the landlord, [...]