Debbie Vornholt

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Probate Investing – Learn How To Get In The Mind Of The Executor

Probate investing and the executor. Today I want to talk about getting inside the mind of the executor.  Probate investing is my favorite real estate niche of all. This group of sellers is very motivated to sell any property in the estate.  Once you can understand the seller’s viewpoint, it’s easy to see that investors …

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Credit Check Can’t Verify A Birthday Or Social Security Number

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What Happens When A You Can’t Verify A Birthday and Social? When someone applies to rent your rental property, the first thing that you will do is run their credit. The credit reporting agency will attempt to verify a birthday and social security number every time credit is run.  

Cash For Keys

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Cash For Keys Do you have a tenant who isn’t paying rent?  The most common route for getting rid of a tenant who isn’t paying rent is to go through the eviction process.

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Tenants and Scheduling Contractor Repairs

Tenants And Contractor Repairs When you own rental property, repairs are inevitable.  Some things just break and sometimes your tenant is rough on the house. Whether you have one repair or multiple repairs that need to be done on your rental home, you have to gain access to the property in order to make repairs. 

What To Do When Your Rental Property Burns Down

What To Do When Your Rental Property Burns Down If you are lucky, you will never have to figure out what to do when your rental property burns down. It is one of the worst things that can happen to a property you own.

Do You Own A Stinky Investment Home?

Smelly Investment Homes Smelly investment homes are as common as bad tenants when you are a landlord.  I am not talking about the more normal damp or musty smell that often accompanies a vacant home. These smells can be gotten rid of pretty easily just by airing out the home or using great smelling cleaning …

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Does Your Tenant Have The Right To Withhold Rent Payments?

Does Your Tenant Have The Right To Withhold Rent Payments? One of the biggest complaints that tenants have is that the landlord will not repair maintenance issues in a timely manner.

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Do You Send Out 7 Day Letters Consistently To Delinquent Tenants?

Do you send out 7 day letters consistently? I am writing this on the 6th day of the month, but it doesn’t matter what the date is. My 7 day letters have been sent out to all delinquent tenants. My question to you is, have you sent out your 7 day letters to tenants who …

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Are Home Inspections A Good Idea For Real Estate Investors?

Should real estate investors use a home inspection as a buying tool?    Buying property to renovate and rent is one of the most important things you do as an investor.  A rental home located in a good area can earn you a lot of money.

Do A Move In Inspection To On-Board Your New Tenant

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Move In Inspection A move in inspection should be done with every single new tenant. Renting a vacant home can be a very stressful experience for most landlords. 

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