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Should a Landlord or Tenant be Responsible for Blocked Drains?

Say you’ve recently decided to rent out your property and everything seems to be in working order. One day, however, your tenant emails to say the drain is blocked and causing issues. The first thing that comes to mind would be to head to the property to fix it or get a contractor to fix […]

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Not Your Problem: Tenant's Maintenace Responsibilities

Rental property is a shared responsibility of the tenant and landlord. Maintaining a clean, secure, and comfortable rental property takes two people. That is why it is essential from start to articulate the duties and responsibilities of each party. It is the legal responsibility of the landlord to render the livable and safe residence; it […]

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Five Red Flags of a Bad Tenant

Renting out property is a meticulous process. You need to constantly keep in mind various legal, economic and marketing aspects of renting. One of the most important things is to find a right tenant. Renting long-term is much different from short-term and vacation rental in this regard. It is not a short stay with minimum […]

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Should I Let Tenants Decorate or Paint My Rental?

What’s your least favorite color? Is it mold green or dark brown? Or maybe it’s a certain shade of pink? Chances are there is some color that pisses you off and makes you wanna keep your eyes closed. Ok, this might be a little bit overdramatized, but you’ve surely got the idea.

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Tenant Guests: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

When do guests turn into unauthorized residents and what rights do landlords have in this regard

Unless you’re the least friendly person on the planet, every now and then you invite guests to your place or become a guest yourself. Guest visits are all fun and pleasure. Shared dinners, table games, movies, or pajama parties are all common scenarios for an occasional guest visit. It’s an integral part of our social […]

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What Questions to Ask Your Potential Tenants

Will the prospects take good care of your rental property? Even if the applicants seem to be trustworthy people, it is very important to double-check them! We’ve prepared tenant screening questions for you to select the best candidates!

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How to Screen Prospective Tenants

It is a well-known fact that you should screen all of the prospective tenants before you actually let them in. However, many landlords often neglect this golden rule of a successful rental. They tend to trust the people who seem adequate and reliable without checking their background, which may lead to unpredictable consequences.

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