Category: Landlord

Landlords, Who Is Running Your Business? You Or Your Tenants?

Do you have a tenant that is driving you crazy and who is running your business for you?   Almost every landlord has one tenant whose sole goal in life is to torment you until you give in and do what he or she wants you to do.

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Landlord Tip: Dealing With Tenants That Can’t Pay Rent – Video

  Dealing with tenants that can’t pay their rent is part of the job of being a landlord.  Be firm, consistent and don’t alter your policies to meet their inability to pay rent on time.

Potential Tenant Has Terrible Credit! One Landlord Horror Story

Potential Tenant Has Terrible Credit A potential tenant has terrible credit, but you won’t know unless you actually run the credit of every person that applies to rent your home.   This person will do everything in his power to get you to rent to him without running his credit! As a landlord, I cannot …

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Being A Landlord Is Not For The Faint Of Heart

Being a Landlord is Not for the Faint of Heart Being a landlord can be fun, exciting, scary and stressful all at the same time!  Are you brave enough to be a landlord?  We have talked about this before.  Being a landlord can be very challenging and is not for the faint of heart.    …

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Rent Your Rental Home Using An Open House

Did you know you can rent your rental home using an open house? Your rental home is ready to show, so what is the best and most time efficient manner to show your home to screened tenants?  Quickly and efficiently rent your rental home using an open house.    An open house is a great …

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Should You Allow Pets In Your Rental Properties?

    Should you allow pets in your rental properties?  Let’s take a minute and talk about what can happen if you do because you need rules and policies in place. Allowing pets in your rental properties opens up your pool of renters but also increases your headaches!   Early one bright and sunny Tuesday …

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Why Invest In Real Estate

  “In the real estate business, you learn more about people, and you learn more about community issues, you learn more about life, you learn more about the impact of government, probably than any other profession that I know of.” — Johnny Isakson, U.S. senator   “Now, one thing I tell everyone is learn about …

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Forms For Business Success

  SYSTEMS AND FORMS TO MAKE YOUR BUSINESS RUN SMOOTHLY Effective systems are a must in order for any business to run smoothly.  They make the day to day running of the business much easier to handle.   Anyone can have systems, but you have to have the right systems. Systems can be formal or …

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Three Tips To Follow To Help You Become A Successful Landlord

Becoming A Successful Landlord Being a successful landlord is not as easy as it sounds and it doesn’t happen by accident.    When you decide to invest in rental property, there are a number of issues that can come up.  Some of these problems are a result of tenants that do not take care of …

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Pre-Screen Prospective Tenants Prior To Showing Your Rental Home

Pre-Screen Potential Tenants Over The Phone    Yea!  Your house is ready to rent, the phone is ringing and people want to see your house!  It is time to pre-screen potential tenants for your wonderful rental.  What a great feeling!                      It is exciting when you …

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