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Factors to Consider When Setting Occupancy Standards

Landlords have the right to set rules for their tenants about how their properties can be used. However, the way these rules are set and applied are subject to very specific legal regulations, and ...
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Breaking the Lease: Tips for Landlords and Tenants

Even with the best of intentions, tenants sometimes face situations in which they need to break a lease. For a landlord, a broken lease can represent a major financial concern, and for tenants, ...
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Constructive Evictions 101

Constructive evictions occur when landlords prevent tenants from using a property as promised in the lease, which in effect causes them to be evicted from the home. Although some triggers for ...
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Can Landlords Restrict Families with Kids from Renting?

There are many reasons some landlords wish to limit their properties to adult renters only. Some landlords are concerned that their current tenants may not want to live in a community with kids, while ...
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Strategies to Use When Tenants Are Late on Rent

Strategies to Use When Tenants Are Late on Rent Late rent payments are inconvenient and expensive. For landlords, they cause a long list of complications, from the time spent chasing down payment to ...
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When Can Landlords Inspect a Tenant's Home?

If you have rental homes, then inspections are an important aspect of property management. However, there are restrictions regarding how and when inspections can happen under Massachusetts law, which ...
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What to Know Before Renting to College Students

Finding the right tenants is always a challenge for landlords. One question many landlords have to consider is whether they should rent their properties to college students. There are several benefits ...
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The Implied Warranty of Habitability

If you are a landlord, one of the many benefits of hiring a property manager is that your manager understands your legal obligations to your tenants and will help you avoid costly lawsuits for ...
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Do You Have Dirty Tenants?

Do You Have Dirty Tenants? If there’s one thing landlords dread more than habitually late rent payments, it’s tenants who maintain unclean living conditions. Dirty tenants can drive up ...
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Is Your Tenant Moving Out?

Effective property management companies pay just as much attention to tenants who are moving out as those who are moving in. When a tenant gives notice, the first thing to do is to check whether the ...
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Are Landlords Responsible for Snow and Ice Removal?

Massachusetts sees its fair share of winter snow and ice. For landlords, that raises a question about property maintenance. Should your tenants be removing snow and ice from the homes in which they ...
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I've Just Purchased My First Investment Property. Now What?

Purchasing your first investment property is an exciting event. Once the deal is done on the property, it’s time to turn your attention to getting tenants in so you can start making a return. ...
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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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