7 Maintenance Issues Tenants Are Responsible For

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Owning an apartment comes with its own list of responsibilities that as a landlord you are responsible for. But sometimes, it can be confusing what maintenance issues you are required to take care of and which ones are the responsibility of your tenant. To clear up any confusion you may be having, here are 7… Read more »

Managing Rental Property By Owner: The Advantages

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If you own rental units, whether it’s one single family home or a portfolio of apartment complexes, one question you’ll inevitably face: to manage or to outsource. Is it worth the time and effort to manage your rental property? Or is hiring a property management company a better choice? There are distinct advantages to managing… Read more »

What is Included in a Background Check for an Apartment?

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A background check for an apartment can include a national criminal background check, credit report, eviction history, and employment history. Specific landlords or property managers may choose to run one or all of these screenings and applicants will need to give signed consent to have a background check performed. Many apartment complexes require tenant screening… Read more »

Why Landlords Should Invest in Property Inspection Services

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It’s hardly uncommon for people who are purchasing a home to have a home or property inspector come review the property for any potential issues they should be aware of. In fact, it’s advisable to protect oneself against incurring surprise costs or faulty construction. However, many landlords and property managers forego property inspection services on… Read more »

TSCI.com – Easy to Use for Landlords and Property Managers

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For thirty years, landlords and property managers have been turning to Tenant Screening Center for reliable and comprehensive rental background checks. What started as a desire to help customers three decades ago has grown into the tenant screening service that was named #1 in the nation by The Landlord’s Handbook, a resource used by professionals… Read more »