What to do with a tenant’s possessions after eviction?

Dealing with a tenant’s possessions after eviction requires careful adherence to the laws and regulations of your jurisdiction. Here are general steps that landlords typically follow, but it’s essential to consult local laws and seek legal advice before taking any action: Understand Local Laws: Familiarize yourself with the eviction laws and regulations in your area.…

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What to do if you become an accidental landlord in 2024

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Did you recently become an accidental landlord and you’re searching for information on what you should do next? If so, you’ve come to the right place! If you find yourself in the position of an accidental landlord (someone who didn’t initially plan to rent out their property), there are several steps you can take to…

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What is a late notice? How do you write one?

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Writing a late rent notice is an unavoidable part of being a landlord. The notice of a late rent payment has three purposes. First, it reminds the tenant to pay the overdue rent promptly, informs about late fees, and then warns the tenant of the consequences of nonpayment. However, a late rent letter has a…

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How to Add Value to Your Multi-Family Buildings In 2023


If you own one or more Multi-Family buildings one of the best things you can do before the end of the year is to add value to your properties. In this post we will share with you several tips you can use to add value to your multi-family properties. Tip #1 – Make Your Multi-Family…

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Tips For Dealing With Terrible Tenants


Problematic tenants are something that every landlord has to deal with sooner, rather than later. Thankfully, dealing with problem tenants doesn’t have to be a major hassle, especially if you follow these tips. Tip #1 – Be Rational And Calm The first thing to do when communicating with a problem tenant is to be rational…

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Top questions to ask tenants before renting to them

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Asking a prospective tenant the right questions is one of the keys to success when it comes to owning investment properties because the answers to those questions will provide you with peace of mind in that tenant before you rent to them. In this article we will share with you the top questions to ask…

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Property Management Tips: Rental Application Mistakes To Avoid


The rental application is one of the most important tools that a landlord uses in their business because it’s what makes it possible for the landlord to screen and place the most qualified tenants in their properties possible. As important as the rental application is, it’s also possible for a landlord to make common mistakes…

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Tips for your rental property walkthrough

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If you just invested in your first Central Valley rental property, one of the most important things to do after you rent that property is to conduct a tenant walkthrough. Tenant walkthroughs are important because they ensure that both you and your tenant are ‘on the same page concerning the condition of the property when…

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