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What Modifications Can I Make to My Rental Home

What Modifications Can I Make to My Rental Home?

June 22, 2022
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 What Modifications Can I Make to My Rental Home? You’ve found your perfect rental home, but a little garden in the backyard or a room painted your favorite color would make it even more perfect. Are you allowed to make modifications or not? Your lease may or may not address what you’re allowed to do,…

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5 Ways To Tell If You're Cut Out To Be A Landlord!

5 Ways To Tell If You’re Cut Out To Be A Landlord!

June 21, 2022
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 5 Ways To Tell If You’re Cut Out To Be A Landlord! There is an increasing interest among homeowners who choose to rent their property instead of selling it when they move. Perhaps your home value has dropped, or you must leave quickly to take a promotion in another city. There are many reasons you…

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How Can I Terminate My Lease Early?

June 20, 2022
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How Can I Terminate My Lease Early? Are you a tenant with a lease in place but for some reason, you need to end it sooner than the current expiration date? Maybe your income has changed, and you cannot afford it. You’re in a new relationship and want a bigger space or need to relocate…

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How to Choose a Good Roommate and What to avoid!

May 18, 2022
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How to Choose a Good Roommate and What to avoid! Sharing your home with a roommate has many benefits, can be fun, and may seem like a great idea. Getting a roommate typically means you can get a bigger place in maybe a more desirable area and pay less than if you got a home…

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Setting the Late Fees and Grace Periods for Rent!

May 10, 2022
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Setting the Late Fees and Grace Periods for Rent! Landlords and property owners are business-oriented. They may like their residents and even have friendly relationships with some of them, but the bottom line is that they expect the rent to be paid on time each month. It is a reasonable expectation that must be backed up…

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Am I Obligated to Fix as a Landlord

What am I Obligated to Fix as a Landlord?

May 6, 2022
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What am I Obligated to Fix as a Landlord? Rental properties provide owners with lucrative investment opportunities, but the job also comes with responsibilities to the tenant. Various federal, state, and local laws require that landlords maintain a safe and habitable space for their tenants. Consulting an attorney about your legal responsibilities is essential for…

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Costs to Expect When You Rent Out Your Property

Costs to Expect When You Rent Out Your Property!

April 26, 2022
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 Costs to Expect When You Rent Out Your Property! Do you know what costs are associated with renting out your house? Not every expense is an obvious one. Sure, you may need to conduct repairs over time, and you may even decide to pay for certain utilities for your tenants. However, a handful of expenses…

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Why Your Rental Contract Should Address Cannabis Usage

Why Your Rental Contract Should Address Cannabis Usage!

April 19, 2022
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 Why Your Rental Contract Should Address Cannabis Usage! Not so many years ago, it would have been unthinkable for landlords and property managers to include an official stance on the use, possession, and cultivation of cannabis by the residents living in their apartments, condo units, and rental homes. That’s because having or using marijuana was…

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Understanding Your Lease Agreement!

Understanding Your Lease Agreement Terms!

April 13, 2022
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 Understanding Your Lease Agreement Terms! You found a dream home and got approved! The next step is signing the lease. Most tenants don’t even read the lease agreement before they sign it, but you should read it and understand it. During the lease term, many tenants reach out to their landlord or property manager when…

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Essential Resources for New Rental Property Owners

Essential Resources for New Rental Property Owners!

April 7, 2022
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 Essential Resources for New Rental Property Owners! Owning a long-term rental property is an excellent way to supplement your income, especially for retirement. However, there are many things that you must know, and the following resources can help you make better financial decisions and manage your property like a boss. Buying the Right Place The…

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