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How to Be a Long-Distance Landlord

how to be a long-distance landlord

Becoming a long-distance landlord is a big decision, but it can be very rewarding.  More often than not, people become long-distance landlords when they move to a different state and decide to rent out their property. Converting a residential unit into a rental space can create another source of income which is a definite advantage. […]

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Holdover Tenant

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One of the most common problems many landlords encounter with their rental business is having to deal with tenants who continue to occupy a property beyond the expiration of their lease.  When tenants choose to stay even after the lease term has ended, they essentially become “holdover tenants.” As a landlord, you need to understand […]

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Risks of Having a Vacant Rental Property

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Property vacancies are inevitable, so you need to be prepared and take proactive steps, such as requiring an end of tenancy cleaning, to find qualified tenants right away. Making this a priority reduces a landlord’s stress and limits interrupted rental income.  Aside from being a financial setback, there are other risks you’ll face when you […]

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The Best Ways to Communicate With Tenants: Email, Text or Call?

The best ways to communicate with tenants: email, text, or call

When it comes to managing a property and developing positive working relationships with tenants, communication is essential. It’s critical to have several effective communication channels for the landlord and the tenant, whether it’s to talk about a maintenance issue, a tenant complaint, arrange a tour, or provide an update on rent payment.  In this article, […]

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Rental Documents Landlords Need

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Are you a landlord trying to keep track of which rental documents you should have in place? Whether you’re a new landlord or an experienced one, ensuring that your rental documents are all in order is essential. From tenants’ records and applications to disclosure documents and property inspection forms, there are many records required by […]

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