Entries Tagged as 'Tenant Resources'

Tenant Guide to Dealing With Bad Credit

December 22nd, 2010 · 10 Comments · Rental Property, Tenant Resources

You know what I don’t like? Surprises… I rent quite a few apartments and houses. Your credit does matter. Credit history is only a part of the picture. Your present income and savings also add to the picture I present to the landlord. I also reach some conclusions about how nice you are to deal […]

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8 Tips for Tenants Looking for A New Pad

November 22nd, 2010 · 4 Comments · Tenant Resources

I meet an awful lot of tenants in my wanderings while renting apartments on behalf of owners plus I was a tenant myself years ago. I’ve also talked to many good landlords about their own experiences as tenants. There have been many changes in the industry since I stopped renting and many improvements in customer […]

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How To Rent A House – Tenant Edition

November 12th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Tenant Resources

Renting a house or apartment can be very simple, if you’re properly prepared. Moving can be very stressful, it’s good to get a head start. Landlords like that rather than you pulling up in a moving van waving fistfuls of cash. Here’s what you need to do to snag that awesome space. Give proper notice […]

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Fire Safety Warning! It’s Never the Dead People’s Fault

September 22nd, 2010 · 7 Comments · Personal House, Property Management, Rental Property, Tenant Resources

No one ever blames the dead people. When there’s a fire, and people die, they always look for someone to blame. Don’t let this be you! As a landlord it is your responsibility to make sure the smoke alarms are all working. Don’t kid yourself, this can and does happen to landlords. You have to […]

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Bed Bug Guide For Landlords

September 18th, 2010 · 17 Comments · Pest Control, Rental Property, Tenant Resources

Here are some facts about bed bugs every landlord needs to know. Nine Important Facts about Bed Bugs 1 – Even the adults are small, but the nymphs are transparent and practically invisible. (And Hungry) 2 – They are hiders, they hide under, in mattresses, and any soft furniture, behind electrical sockets, behind pictures, in […]

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