Being a landlord inevitably includes dealing with tenant complaints. Managing those complaints promptly and effectively is essential for your relationships with the tenants, the security of your property and last but not least – for your landlord’s reputation.
In general, you can deter scammers by following proper protocol. Your best defense is utilizing solid guidelines and practices. It also helps to know some of the common scams being used and be on alert. Below is a list of fifteen frequently used tricks many swindlers try that you need to beware of.
Pop icon Gloria Estefan recorded a song called “Seal Our Fate”. The lyrics remind us that we ” Seal our fate with the choices we make”. As a landlord and property manager, I can tell you that selecting a qualified (or unqualified) tenant is indeed a choice that has far reaching ramifications.Details
AOA Trade Show a Huge Success! Our “Million Dollar” Trade Show and Landlording Conference last month was a huge success! You should have been there! Our members were more educated, motivated and stimulated by some very knowledgeable speakers who helped give them that one idea that will help them make and keep more money than…Details
In Iraq and Afghanistan, US military officers routinely handed bundles of cash to local residents to buy influence and undermine resistance to the American occupation. Such payments came in especially handy after US troops inadvertently killed innocent civilians or sheep. Billions of dollars were shoveled out with little or no oversight as part of the…Details
Something to Think About #45 – Uncle Sally’s Nephew, Part 8 – By Klarise Yahya, Commercial Loan Broker, BRE: 00957107 MLO: 249261
The last seven articles have focused in various ways on the four (4) items that a thoughtful investor should consider before writing that first deposit check. Although certainly not touching on everything a new investor might confront during his or her investment career, these items are:
How to Get Two or Three Times More Rent and Much Better Tenants Without Section 8 – by Nick Sidoti, R.A.M.
You have heard it all before. Some of us have even said it ourselves – “Being a landlord can be a pain.” Most people in this country will agree that it makes a lot of sense to buy property and invest in real estate. We also know all the benefits of investing in real estate. …Details
When it comes to marketing and leasing apartments, Craigslist might be your best source – but it’s not the only game in town. Zillow.com, HotPads.com, Rent.com, Apartments.com, your own website and social media can all generate good traffic. But have you explored new resources and strategies lately?
Early in my career, I worked for a large recruiting and staffing firm. My sales manager, who was about my age, was the typical company man. He dressed sharp, drove a nice car, constantly smiled, was awkwardly positive about any situation, and was a never ending fountain of motivational quotes — a budding young Zig…Details
Do you want to know some secrets for preventing tenant turnover in your single-family rental (SFR) or other real estate investment rental properties? Is the vacancy period between tenants eating too much into your profit margin?Details