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Answering Common Questions About Leases

If you are moving into a rental property, understanding the lease is essential. The landlord or property management company with whom you are dealing will usually be happy to answer specific questions ...
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Rental Property Maintenance Tips for Landlords

Maintaining your rental property requires carefully balancing the cost of preventative maintenance with the income your property generates. A property management company can help you devise a plan ...
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Helpful Advice from Experienced Landlords

There is much more to being a landlord than simply collecting rent checks. It’s also important to know how to protect your properties and your business from problem tenants and state law ...
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Why Tenant Screening Is a Must for Landlords

When it comes to owning a rental property, any property management expert will tell you that finding a qualified renter should be one of your primary goals. Continue reading to learn a few reasons why ...
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A Guide to Your First Year as a Landlord

Real estate is considered by many property managers to be among the most reliable and profitable investment options. However, finding the right location only gets you partway there. Smart property ...
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Setting Decorating Rules for Your Rental Properties

Letting your tenants make their rental units feel like home can be a great way to help ensure that your best tenants stick around. However, you have to balance this freedom to decorate with your need ...
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Tips for Landlords for Managing Roommate Leases

Roommates frequently apply to share rental properties together, and for landlords, that can bring some complex considerations. Fortunately, when you have a property management company handling your ...
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Keeping Pests Out of Your Rental Home Kitchen

One of the perks of living in a rental property run by a property management company is that you can rely on a regular schedule of pest control services. Between sprays, however, you will need to do ...
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Keeping Tenants Long-Term: Tips for Landlords

A good tenant who stays in a property for the long term is a landlord’s dream. Qualified tenants who stick in properties for several years don’t happen by accident. There are many things ...
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Questions About Legal Requirements for Landlords in Massachusetts

Landlords must meet several strict legal requirements to rent their properties. The complexity of landlord-tenant law is one of the major reasons why hiring a property management company can be so ...
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Signs That Now Is the Time to Hire a Property Management Service

If you are a landlord, one of the best steps you can take is hiring a property management service to handle the day-to-day tasks of maintaining your rentals. How can you tell if now is the time to ...
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Common Mistakes Made by New Landlords

Buying a home or apartment building to rent out might seem like a fairly straightforward way to establish an extra stream of income. But being a landlord is more work than you might think. Property ...
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Questions to Ask Before You Rent an Apartment

Choosing where you’ll live for the foreseeable future is a major decision. Once you’ve identified the right neighborhood and price range for you, it’s time to scrutinize the details ...
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How Property Managers Help Landlords Avoid Legal Issues

Legal issues can be expensive, time consuming, and tiring, so you’ll want to avoid them whenever possible. A reliable property management company can help you do so by working with your tenants ...
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How Landlords Can Avoid Tenant Maintenance Issues

Landlords have several tasks to juggle at once, and one of these tasks involves avoiding tenant maintenance issues. It is a landlord’s responsibility to ensure that a property complies with ...
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What Makes a Good Landlord

As a landlord, you have a lot of responsibilities. The landlord-tenant relationship is a symbiotic relationship that, when both parties are on good terms, can be easy and rewarding. Read to learn how ...
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