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As a Tenant, How Should I Approach My Landlord About Renting Out My Unit? – Short Term Rentals Part 2

Our special guest, real estate lawyer, Carla, talks to theRRD & CEO Joe Killinger about how tenants should go about wanting to sublet their residential unit for a short period of time. This is dependant on the landlord allowing a…

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Why Wouldn’t a Landlord Allow Their Tenant to Rent Out Their Unit? Short Term Rentals – Part 1

Our special guest, real estate lawyer, Carla, talks to theRRD & CEO Joe Killinger about the reasoning behind apartment owners not allowing their tenants to lease out their units to short term renters. Often, this is done through websites such…

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10 Questions a Landlord Should Ask When Interviewing Management Companies

by Joe Killinger CEO, theRRD.com Finding a reputable property management company can be quite daunting as it is difficult to really know how well the company is run.  We have put together a list of items you should ask when…

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Receive Up to $1,000 in Referral Fees for Property Insurance

theRRD has a partner that can provide you property insurance. To sweeten the deal, you also can get up to $1,000 for each property you refer to us*. If you (or a client) are looking for new property insurance or…

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When is a landlord liable for an injury to a tenant or visitor to the rental property?

Property owners are responsible for keeping their tenants as safe as possible. No matter how conscientious an owner may be, however, there is always the chance an accident will occur on the premises. Unfortunately, tenants and other individuals who visit the property may file a…

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Avoiding Property Damage Due to Seasonal Weather

As temperatures drop during the transition from summer to autumn and winter months, it’s important to remember to prepare yourself and your property accordingly. While you can’t change the weather, there are measures you can take to help minimize some…

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12 Ways to Reduce Liability on a Multifamily Property

The risks of lawsuit are great on a multifamily property.  There are a lot of ways that you can be held liable for other people’s mistakes.  It’s time to protect yourself.  There are a lot of easy ways to significantly…

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How to Reduce Your Liability for Criminal Acts that Occur on Your Property

In recent years, an increasing number of lawsuits against landlords are claimed by tenants because of criminal acts of other tenants and/or their guests in and around the property.  Liability is higher for the Landlord if they take less steps…

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Don’t let a Landlord-Tenant Dispute Become a Natural Disaster

Don’t wait until disaster strikes to protect yourself and others from damages. Have a plan in place to prevent landlord-tenant disputes when there is property damage of any kind.  You should take steps to ensure that the lease clearly designates…

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8 Reasons your Residents Should get Renters Insurance

Landlords benefit from renters insurance as much as the renters do.  By encouraging the use of renters insurance for your renters, you’re improving the likelihood that renters will be able to pay rent on time and create more responsible tenants…

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