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The difference between a good tenant and a bad one can be thousands of dollars, hours of your time, and lots of frustration. As a landlord who owns or manages rentals, perhaps the single most important thing you’ll do is choose tenants for those properties.But how do you choose the right renters?It’s easy to say that it all comes down to a renter’s ability to pay, but the truth is that it goes far deeper than just that. When you have the right tenants, your rental business becomes more successful, more lucrative, and easier. What isn’t easy is knowing how to choose tenants who will take care of the property, pay on time, and be easy to work with.
June 1, 2023
When it comes to rental management, many landlords and property owners turn to traditional property management companies. However, despite the fact that traditional rental management services have been a trusted option for generations, they are far from ideal.
May 22, 2023
Every rental property owner knows the challenge that is ongoing maintenance. By definition, this is a task that is never complete - there will always be more work to do. Unfortunately, without a finish line in sight, many owners get overwhelmed by the long list of maintenance tasks that need to be managed.
May 18, 2023
As you get ready to rent out a property you own for the first time, picking the right tenant is certain to be the scariest part of the process. This is something you simply don’t want to get wrong, as a great tenant can make your life so much easier - and a bad tenant can do just the opposite.
May 5, 2023
It’s the dream of every rental property owner to get a great tenant. With a quality tenant in place, you can rely on timely payments month after month without the hassle of dealing with ongoing problems and damage to your property.
April 13, 2023
Collecting rent is a core function for a property owner. Everything else you do in this process - like finding tenants and handling maintenance requests - is only worth it if you can collect rent payments month after month.
March 15, 2023
As rental landlords, it’s our job to make sure tenants feel welcome and happy in the rental property. Taking a few extra steps can wow your rental tenants and make them feel like they have found a real home away from home.
February 10, 2023
Looking for a new rental property? This comprehensive guide includes tips on how to find the perfect place, what to watch out for, and how to avoid scams.
February 10, 2023
While having a swimming pool in the backyard is likely at the top of many people's wish lists for the summer, doing so can be costly and harmful to the environment if done incorrectly.
February 9, 2023
Whatever your personal or professional objectives are for 2022, some do-it-yourself tricks and techniques can help your rental properties and business save money this year.
February 8, 2023
Making sure that rent is paid on time is important to you and your clients. Sometimes, tenants are simply not on-top of their payment dates and need a little help with reminders, other times they could be struggling with their finances.
February 8, 2023
Learn how to find the best tenant for your rental property with these tips from Marble, a leading rental property management company.
February 7, 2023
Follow these tips to create a smooth and stress-free rental experience for both you and your tenants. From setting expectations upfront to staying organized, we've got you covered!
February 6, 2023
A quick guide for owners looking to increase their success with their rental listing advertisement
February 6, 2023
As a landlord, it's important to take tenant complaints seriously and address them effectively. This article includes 10 common tenant complaints and how landlords can resolve them.
February 3, 2023
Property Management companies often down-supply an attorney for you but should be able to support you through the process by providing proper documents, communicating with the tenants, and sending out notices.
February 2, 2023
Everyone knows that rental property can be a great investment but can also cause a huge headache for landlords. From handling tenant problems to sorting through legal paperwork, rental management can quickly become a full-time job.
February 2, 2023
Making extra money is always a plus but is renting out a single-family home right for you? Here are four pros and cons to consider before taking the plunge.
February 1, 2023
Suppose you plan to rent out a single-family home. In that case, it's worth considering whether or not you should hire a property manager.
February 1, 2023
As a landlord, it's important to find ways to manage your tenants that create a positive environment for all. Here are five creative tips that can help.
January 31, 2023
One of the most important aspects of holding a tenant accountable for damage happens before the tenant even moves in. The move-in inspection records the state of the rental home when a tenant moves in and any issues that may already be present.
January 30, 2023
The kitchen is likely the center of your property if you're like most people. It's where meals are prepared, guests gather, and life happens. However if the kitchen is outdated or needs repair, it can affect your tenants quality of life.
January 29, 2023
Are you tired of your property being vacant? Do you want to make it appealing to tenants so that it can start generating income again? If so, then you've come to the right place.
January 28, 2023
RentLinx syndicates your rental listings to dozens of the most well-known rental advertising websites, as well as your own website, with just a single click, saving property managers time and money.
January 27, 2023
Pet-owning tenants frequently leave behind pet scents, which can reduce the value of your property and make it difficult to rent it out again. Get rid of the odor before seeking a new tenant to avoid this issue. Here are some low-cost methods for removing pet odors at home.
January 26, 2023
A general description of what a property manager is and some of the responsibilities they hold.
December 12, 2022
A guide to help identify what a property squatter is and how to legally remove them.
December 10, 2022
A quick guide for investment owners and landlords to getting their first property up and running!
December 9, 2022
A step by step guide for owners that are looking to evict their tenants.
December 8, 2022
A list of the best online management software tools for investment owners to help make their rental lives easier.
December 7, 2022
How to get unwanted visitors and squatters off of your property.
December 6, 2022
The most typical utilities cover everything your tenant requires to maintain a cozy home. Here are some of the utilities you will need to consider for your tenants if you decide to incorporate them into their rent.
November 21, 2022
Landlord guide to drafting and checking a lease addendum for their rental property.
November 20, 2022
A walk- through also known as an “inspection”, “landlord-tenant walk-through”, or a “move-in/move-out inspection'' takes place at the start and the end of a tenant's lease.
November 19, 2022
When an existing renter decides not to extend their lease and plans to leave, a property turnover must be carried out.
October 24, 2022
It is important to establish a reliable rent collection mechanism before renting out any property to tenants.
October 20, 2022
A lease agreement binds both the landlord and the tenant. Therefore, both parties must know the lease terms and what constitutes a significant or minor breach.
October 14, 2022
What a short term lease is and why renters might be looking for a short term lease.
October 10, 2022
Offering renters the facilities they desire in a rental is one method to make your properties stand out from the competition and remain occupied for longer. Suppose you are aware of the preferences of renters. In that case, you can either adjust your homes and apartments or utilize this information as a checklist when purchasing additional investment properties.
October 8, 2022
Now that fall has arrived, colder weather won't be far behind, and different houses around the country are likely to be impacted by weather changes in different ways. Some issues must be dealt with when the seasons change. Long-term cost savings will result from maintaining control over them. Your work now may reduce the probability that a tenant will contact you in the future with any problems.
October 1, 2022
Late rent payments are the primary source of contention between landlords and tenants. Rent defaulters can impair your financial performance and potentially land you in legal difficulty, among other issues. Although it can occasionally be a simple case of forgetfulness, failing to pay rent is irresponsible and a breach of the tenancy agreement.
September 29, 2022
Are you a homeowner planning to get your space for rent? Are you eager to get a tenant, but your space needs a little makeover? Are you planning to upgrade your space but don't want to shell out thousands of dollars? If so, then this post is for you.
September 3, 2022
Property owners and landlords continuously seek new methods to maintain positive relationships with those renting from them. One of the primary reasons people become landlords, as indicated by the results of some research studies conducted, is that they take satisfaction in the interpersonal aspects of their role.
August 22, 2022
Finding the right price on a rental property can be difficult for first-time landlords. It would be best to consider many factors when setting the price for your units, such as a mortgage, condo fees, and insurance. Setting a reasonable price can be tricky, but ensuring your home is competitive in the current market is necessary.
August 14, 2022
If you are new to investment property ownership, congratulations! This can be a very profitable and rewarding venture, but it is important to remember that there are some unique challenges that come with it. In this post, we will discuss 10 tips on how to navigate these challenges and have a successful experience!
August 3, 2022
Within every industry there comes a time where the implementation of technology is needed to keep with with social and economic demands. This blog will briefly introduce what tech in the rental housing ecosystem looks like.
July 5, 2022
Many independent landlords and their tenants continue to suffer substantial and long-term consequences as a result of COVID-19. The pandemic's impact on the rental business has been measured in billions of dollars in missed rent, sold rental properties, long-term vacancies, and a lack of knowledge on how to receive life-saving rental help over the last year.
February 24, 2022
If you're a landlord, then you know that sometimes you have to deal with bad tenants. These are the tenants who don't pay rent, damage property, or create other problems. It can be frustrating and challenging to deal with these situations.
February 1, 2022
Todd is a real estate investor, agent, and founder of multiple startups. Here's some amazing insights from him about the future of rentals.
January 22, 2022
Landlords have a lot of responsibilities- one of which is making sure that they have the proper insurance in place. In this blog post, we will discuss the different types of insurance that landlords should consider and what each one covers.
January 20, 2022
As a rental property owner, it is important to understand the process of background checks for your potential tenants. It is not only a way to protect your investment, but also to ensure that you are renting to qualified individuals.
January 4, 2022
Landlords often ask us what it means to be a Virtual Rental Manager. We'll try to decompose the core drivers of our product so you can determine if this is the right choice for you and your rental property.
December 20, 2021
While evictions are never an ideal scenario for either party, it is at time an inevitable outcome. With eviction moratoriums set to expire, here's some resources every landlord should know before considering evictions.
December 8, 2021
Rental markets are hit hard right now. Here's some tips on how to best protect your rental business.
November 18, 2021
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