Entries Tagged as 'renting tips'

Murphy’s Law Of Rentals

April 1st, 2011 · 4 Comments · Rental Property

photo credit: bjoelio Here’s the problem I have with rentals. It’s hard work to get some properties rented and sometimes you get lucky and other times you need to work your butt off. Showing after showing, prospective tenant after prospective tenant. One of my best qualities when it comes to renting places is my dogged […]

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One Clause You Need In Your Lease

February 14th, 2011 · Comments Off on One Clause You Need In Your Lease · Property Management, Rental Property

photo credit: Max Araujo Fotograf√≠a Would it surprise you if I said I rarely pick up rent checks? Even for my property management clients? First of all, most of my tenants give me post dated checks for the rent at the lease signing. This is not news to most landlords. I don’t like picking up […]

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Landlord Tips – Renting Your Vacancy

February 3rd, 2011 · 2 Comments · Property Management, Rental Property

photo credit: PinkMoose There’s an art to renting a vacant space. Psychology and ¬†attitude play an important role in your success as a landlord. Challenging Dual Roles When you are renting a space, you are the gatekeeper, to keep bad tenants out and you are also the salesman, to welcome good tenants in and get […]

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Romildo Aguilera – Problem Tenant Case Study

January 30th, 2011 · 8 Comments · Landlord & Tenant Board, Landlord Advocacy, Property Management, Rental Property

Last night I received this email from a tenant and I’ve reprinted it here so that any landlord getting an application from this clown can make their own decisions. My responses to his “points” are in bold Ya know, in addition to the funny response you gave to my comment re Leases you provided me […]

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How To Rent A House – Reaching Your Target Market

January 19th, 2011 · 4 Comments · Property Management, Rental Property

My clients often ask me how long I take to rent a house or condo. I always reply that I don’t know because I would rather under promise and over deliver. If the house is reaching it’s intended audience it doesn’t take long at all. Here’s a few from December (The worst month of the […]

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