Safety and Maintenance to Avoid Common Property Liabilities

Safety and Maintenance to Avoid the Most Common Property Liabilities     Liability risk is a noted concern for landlords and property owners. Some of the more common property liabilities can be addressed quickly to ensure safety and efficiency for tenants and owners. Slip, Trip and Fall Hazards A high-risk liability in any dwelling or building would be the opportunity… Read more →

Preventing Your Pipes From Freezing

3 Steps to Protect Your Rental Property’s Pipes     Extreme or sudden freezes can be a major concern for landlords, as frozen pipes can lead to water damage, costly repairs, and unhappy tenants. However, there are steps that landlords can take to protect their properties and minimize the risk of damage from freezing temperatures. Before we dive in, it’s… Read more →

Signs of a Hasty Flip

5 Signs of a Hasty Flip That Turn Off Prospective Buyers     Hasty flips attract hasty buyers. Flipping homes is one of the fastest ways to make money in real estate. However, investors who buy homes and resell them quickly often run into trouble. Here are five signs of a hasty flip that may turn off prospective buyers —… Read more →

Vetting Potential Tenants

      Vetting Potential Tenants Using Credit: How And How Not To Use It Tenants with bad credit are a sign that something may be wrong with their ability to pay rent. If you’re worried about your tenants’ credit, consider why that might be the case. Is there any evidence of fraud (like unpaid debts)? Are they paying their… Read more →

ADU — yes or no?

Reasons to Think Twice Before Putting an ADU on Your Property     If you have a large enough lot or home in the right type of neighborhood, placing an ADU could be an excellent way to help increase its value. When done correctly, the ability to rent out can also help lower your monthly expenses. However, before you start… Read more →