Entries Tagged as 'Tenant Resources'

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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Tenant Smoking Issues

July 23rd, 2010 · 154 Comments · Property Management, Rental Property, Tenant Resources

I got a tenant question yesterday about an important issue. Smoking in apartments is a problem for both landlords and tenants alike. The situation gets worse when tenants smoke pot. The reek of marijuana smoke hangs in the halls. When I moved in the landlord told me no one smoked here. Now that I’ve moved […]

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Landlord & Maintenance

July 22nd, 2010 · 15 Comments · Property Management, Rental Property, Tenant Resources

This morning in landlord news there are a bunch of tenants complaining about the maintenance in their buildings and houses they rent. This is not a surprise to me. There’s a few reasons why tenants complain about maintenance. There’s also a few more for neglecting maintenance in the first place. In my inimitable style, I’ll […]

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Rental Resources – Look up your building

July 9th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Blogging Journey, Tenant Resources

I wrote an excellent post for Money Smarts Blog called 10 Resources to Check Before You Rent. Tenants should also do their due diligence before they rent. You’ll be paying your landlord thousands of dollars for housing. Make sure that you’ll get your money’s worth rather than aggravation. Some places aren’t worth living in. Landlords […]

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