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Why You Should Have Rental Criteria

  Landlord Tip - Why You Should Have Rental Criteria Rental criteria are crucial for every landlord.  They help you quickly identify prospects and applicants who have trouble paying the rent on time and in full every month.   Having written guidelines also keeps...

What Is A Tenant Screening Service?

What Is A Tenant Screening Service? A tenant screening service is very valuable for landlords.   It is a consumer reporting agency that provides information on your applicants life up to this point.  It will include information on the applicants credit including a...

Tenants Who Pay Late

What Do You Do With Tenants Who Pay Late? Tenants who pay late are very common.  If you are lucky, they call you and explain why they are paying late.  Other tenants don’t bother to let you know and just randomly pay. These late paying tenants are a serious problem if...

Landlord Tip – Have Tenant Rules And Follow Them

Be A Good Landlord And Have Rules When you have rental properties, there are certain rules that your tenants are expected to follow.  Rules are great but they only work if you enforce them.  For me, this process actually starts in the pre-screening phase.  I look for...

Landlord Entry Rules

Landlord Entry Rules I was talking to someone who was interested in renting a unit the other day. She asked what our policy was on entering an apartment that someone lived in. I explained our policy (which is detailed below) and she then said that the reason she was...

How To Find A Great Tenant For Your Rental

How To Find A Great Tenant For Your Rental All landlords want great tenants. How do you find a great tenant for your vacant rental property though? Searching for a great tenant can seem like an impossible task. I have found that you have to talk to a lot people to...