Entries Tagged as 'Rental Property'

Reader Question – Should I Assume Existing Tenants

November 19th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Landlord & Tenant Board, Property Management, Rental Property

  First reader Mike gives me compliments and then he asks me a question. This is a sure way to be featured on the blog. As a woman the easiest way to my heart is through flattery. Reader Question About Assuming Existing Tenants I’ve been following your posts for some time now.  Partly because I’ve […]

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Lousy Weather Makes For Lousy Renting

November 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Property Management, Rental Property

If you’ve ever done any type of sales, you know which days are going to be good selling days. Bright sunny dry days are the best, even in winter.  Dank, humid, blathering days are never good. You’re trying to present the place at it’s best and houses and apartments look better when it’s sunny out. […]

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Saving Money At Any Cost – Why it’s Dumb

October 25th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Commercial Property, Contractors, Property Management, Rental Property

Here’s the problem with constantly asking contractors for lower prices. Someone will say yes and they will give you your money’s worth. Here’s the other problem. You own the house. and. the. crappy. illegal. building. code. breaking. “renovations”. You are not saving money, you are just kicking the can down the road. I’m currently having […]

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Drinking The Kool Aid – REIN Membership

August 5th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Rental Property

Sometimes comments deserve their own blog posts.  I asked a long time ago if REIN membership was worth it? My generous offer to read over their materials and review them is still open. At this point I don’t even know if Rein Membership is worth it because I still haven’t seen their “stuff” Frankly, I’d […]

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Crazy Schedules For Showings

July 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · Kids & Family, Rental Property

One thing owners completely underestimate when showing apartments is the havoc that it will play with your schedule. After many years, I’ve become use to the cancellations, the late arrivals, people getting lost and just not showing up. I plan and schedule and still manage to never know what I’m doing on any given day. […]

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