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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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How to Handle High-Maintenance Tenants

One of the most common complaints I hear from Landlords is that they don’t like to deal with “high maintenance” tenants.  Like most things, there is a middle road with responding to tenant maintenance requests. If you’re too stiff with…

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How to Retain Residents in Multifamily Communities

There is significant value in being able to retain residents.  If you are above average in retaining your residents, your management company will have less costs associated with marketing vacancies, screening new prospective tenants, performing make readies, and more.  Having…

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Can my Tenant be my Friend?

The answer to this question is yes, but you need to be very careful.  You want to be positive and encouraging to your rental community, but you also want to make sure that you’re professional and not taken advantage of….

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3 Things That will Happen to Your Property if You Don’t Screen Your Tenants

There are many things that can go awry on a property.  If you don’t thoroughly screen your prospective tenants, you can cause serious damage to yourself, your property, and your budget. 1. Your Property Gets A Bad Reputation No resident wants…

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Using Diplomacy as a Marketing Tool a.k.a. Don’t Rub Your Tenants The Wrong Way

Some tenants can be a real hassle.  Others are close to bringing you to insanity.  And being honest, not everybody you rent to is going to be the ideal tenant.  Murphy’s Law explicitly states that if something can go wrong,…

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