Unfortunately, as a landlord, you might have to evict tenants at some point. When you do, it is important that you cover all of your bases legally. If not, you could end up on the other end of a civil lawsuit from your tenant. Here is what you need to know about the eviction process:
Unless you have been through the eviction process with tenants on many other occasions, you will need professional help.
These days, if your apartment community does not have a website (and possibly several social media pages), you'll have a pretty hard time finding tenants. Most tenants, especially those in the millennial generation, search for apartments primarily online. If you're just in the newspaper or on billboards, you'll miss out. You'll also miss out on a lot of potential tenants if your website does not allow easy access to the information tenants are looking for when searching for apartments.
Island living is what dreams are made of! If you have ever vacationed somewhere tropical or seaside, you understand just how intoxicating island life can be. If you are one of the few that have embraced island life by taking the plunge and purchasing an island property, you may be asking yourself, "What's next?" Below are a few helpful tips you can use to adjust to your new island lifestyle.
If you're a new rental property owner, there is a lot that a property manager can help you with. They take on duties such as screening tenants, collecting rent and scheduling needed repairs. Because you are the owner of the property, it is best that you handle some of the finances yourself, specifically when it comes to security deposits. Even though you have a property manager, any liability in court is your responsibility.
Selling your home can be a major headache for some. If you don't know how to properly market your home you could have it on the market for a long time, losing you money and wasting time. This is why it is important that you know what steps you need to take to make your home more marketable.
1. Deep Clean To Remove Odors
Any kind of unpleasant smell in the house will turn away potential buyers.