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12 04, 2017

Is a Month to Month Lease Really Worth It to Get or Keep Your Rental Property Occupied?

2017-04-12T14:32:49+00:00 By |Advice, Tenant Relations, Vacancy|

Having an investment property sitting empty can certainly be frustrating. Knowing that the home or unit is costing you money every day, with no incoming cash flow to cover it, may make you feel like you should take on any potential tenant, regardless of the terms. But is consenting to a month to month lease [...]

18 05, 2016

How to Make Your Rental Property Attractive to the Baby Boomer Generation

2016-10-26T21:12:42+00:00 By |Maintenance, Orlando Landlord Tips, Tenant Relations|

For more than 65 years, the Baby Boomer generation has had a substantial impact on the United States economy. Nearly every industry has been affected - and housing is no different. As this group moves into their retirement years, many will be looking to rent. This is especially the case in areas such as Florida, [...]

27 04, 2016

Handling Complaints from Tenants

2016-10-26T21:12:42+00:00 By |Maintenance, Tenant Relations|

As the owner of rental property, it can be both rewarding and difficult to keep your tenants happy. Although most of your renters will typically never make a complaint, if or when the time does arise, it is important to get the issue handled as quickly and as professionally as possible - regardless of how [...]

6 04, 2016

How to Be a Pet Friendly Landlord without Incurring Expensive Property Damage

2016-10-26T21:12:42+00:00 By |Orlando Landlord Tips, Tenant Relations|

For many people, their pets are a part of the family. According to the Humane Society of the United States, approximately 72% of American households that rent their homes actually have pets. But unfortunately, those who rent can also oftentimes have trouble with finding homes that welcome their four-legged family members. One of the biggest [...]

20 01, 2016

How to Maximize Your Rental Income Without Losing Tenants

2016-10-26T21:12:42+00:00 By |Making Money, Orlando Landlord Tips, Rentals, Saving Money, Tenant Relations|

When purchasing investment property to hold and lease, certainly one of your key goals is typically to maximize your rental income - and when doing so, there are usually two primary ways to increase your bottom line over time. One is to increase the rental income to your tenants. The other is to decrease your [...]

25 03, 2014

Orlando Landlord Tips: Ask for ID When Screening Tenants

2016-10-26T21:12:46+00:00 By |Orlando Landlord Tips, Rentals, Security, Tenant Relations, Tenant Screening|

People who believe they would not qualify to rent a home as themselves have an incentive to pretend they are someone else in order to qualify for a lease.  This could include people with poor credit, convicted felons and other sorts of criminals, and people with prior evictions, repossessions, and foreclosures on their personal record.  [...]

21 09, 2013

Orlando Landlord Tips: Types of People you Shouldn’t Rent to

2016-10-26T21:12:46+00:00 By |Investor Mentality, Orlando Landlord Tips, Tenant Relations, Tenant Screening, Uncategorized|

If you were born before 1986, you have probably heard a lot of Georgia Tech alumnus Jeff Foxworthy’s ‘You Might be a Redneck, If…’ jokes.  Well, I've compiled a similar list that pertains to types people you shouldn't rent to.  And they aren't jokes.  So, without further ado… If they show up to view a house [...]

12 09, 2013

Orlando Landlord Tips: How to Get a Free Water Heater!

2016-10-26T21:12:46+00:00 By |Investor Mentality, Maintenance, Rentals, Saving Money, Tenant Relations|

Is water heated by a free hot water heater any less hot than one you purchase?  Unless you’re a rap superstar, you probably don’t like spending money you don’t have to.  And, unless you have a religious issue with it, odds are pretty good that you enjoy getting stuff for free.  Luckily for you, if [...]

31 08, 2013

Having the Investor Mindset

2016-10-26T21:12:46+00:00 By |Investing, Investor Mentality, Rentals, Saving Money, Tenant Relations, Uncategorized, Vacancy|

No one is born a landlord.  Nobody is born with the investor mindset.  Some choose to become landlords as part of an investment strategy.  Others become ‘accidental landlords’ when a job transfer or other unpredictable life event forces them to rent their former residence.  Regardless, to be a good landlord requires a little finesse, a [...]