Landlord Advice

Your “Weekly Round Up” from National REIA

Your weekly news & updates Here is this week's "Weekly Roundup" from Real Estate Investing Today, the news & views site from the National Real Estate Investors Association. Visit our Website Existing-Home Sales Drop 1.5% in December The National Association of Realtors is reporting that existing home sales were down 1,5% in December to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 4.02 million (down 34% year...

Remember this when multiple applicants want to apply for your rental

by David Pickron A landlord looking for a tenant loves to see multiple people interested in their property. It's critical to follow this one rule when you have an application come in for your vacant property. Rent Perfect President David Pickron explains what to do to keep out of trouble when you start accepting applications. The Rent Perfect system helps investors become...

Rent…On time Every time

by David Pickron History is littered with what, at the time, were considered “game changers.”  Those game changers have become commonplace in our current world; when was the last time you marveled at the technological breakthrough we know as the wheel?  Or the lightbulb?  Or even the fact that we fly in airplanes all around the world?  The likelihood is we...

The Blame Game is a No-Win for Landlords

By Scot Aubrey If you have spent more than 30 seconds in the last year watching cable news, you are more than familiar with something called “the blame game.” Regardless of political party affiliation, age, race, gender, sexual preference or any of a host of other categories, it appears that our society has become a place of great divide. As a...

8 Tips to Boost Their Credit Score

How high can their score go? What's their credit score? It's an important number for your clients to know because it measures their financial health. Lenders use this number to determine whether or not to extend credit to someone. Credit scores range from 300 to 850. A score of 670 or above is considered good. The higher the score means they'll...

Theft-Proof Rehabbing

By Pete Youngs - Real Estate Blogger One of the most common things I run across no matter where in the country our properties may be, is theft or vandalism. I don’t know any investor that has not faced this as sad as that may be. It doesn’t always have to be serious, but it is always inconvenient. From neighborhood kids...

Who Can You Give Blood To?

By Brad Beckett Do you know your blood type or that of a close family member? Statista says it might surprise you to learn that an awful lot of people have no idea, and even less know how compatible their blood type is with others if it were to come to an emergency. Today's chart (using data from the American Society...

The Importance of Kickout Flashings

Hello! It’s hard to believe that October is already here. This month, we wanted to cover one of the most commonly noted items in our inspection reports… kickout flashings. Questions regarding kickout flashings have come up a few times this month and we thought it would make a great topic to share with you. Read on to get a quick overview...

Why You Should Get Going with Corporate Rentals

Landlords have always had the ability to woo business travelers to their rentals. But now that online travel agencies such as Airbnb, HomeAway, and TripAdvisor have gone mainstream, it’s easier than ever! Let’s define a corporate rental as a dwelling that’s lease directly to a company or a business traveler who has a housing allowance. If a company is paying for the...

Here Is an Ounce of Prevention

By Jeffery S. Watson Dear Investor, The second half of 2021 real estate taxes will be due and owing either this week or the next for many of you. I want to share something I have noticed recently. I have had three similar cases come across my desk in the last five weeks, which means it’s something that deserves attention. Investors who own properties that...