Are Landlord Evictions Legal Right Now?

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If you’re a landlord, then you’re well aware that many state governors enacted eviction moratoriums to protect vulnerable tenants during stay-at-home orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, certain […]

Make These Upgrades and Repairs Before Selling Your Rental Property

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Getting your rental property ready to sell can potentially be a lot of work. Should you make upgrades or repairs before you list the property or sell it as-is? Answering […]

4 Ways to Prepare Your Short-Term Rentals for COVID-19 Compliance


Staying on top of public health guidelines and state and local travel restrictions has become a necessity during the pandemic. Short-term rental property owners have had ample time to prepare […]

Rent the Smart Way With Online Lease Agreements and Digital Signatures


With more business conducted online than ever before, new apps are available to help landlords get digital signatures on leases. While some may feel uncomfortable, digital signatures are generally treated […]

8 Things You Should Know Before Buying Rental Property


Many people successfully invest in rental property, but that does not mean it is easy money. Like any business, there are ways to increase your chances of success and reduce […]

What Is a CDC Declaration and What Do I Do if My Tenant Gives Me One?


Tenants have been given a number of additional protections during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of these protections is the CDC eviction moratorium. Tenants can declare themselves eligible for this moratorium […]

Check These 7 Things Before Reopening Office Buildings for Work


Did you close down your office space or building during the pandemic, or did your workers or tenants temporarily vacate to work from home? Office reopenings are starting to pick […]

Get Your Vacation Rental Property Ready for Summer

About half a million Americans buy a second home each year. If you are like many of these fortunate second homeowners, you may be considering renting your second property this summer to generate extra income.

Master Tenant and Subtenant Rights and Responsibilities


You may become a master tenant if your roommate moves out or if you decide you need a roommate and your landlord agrees. You might also become a master tenant […]

Can Homeowners Associations Evict Homeowners and Tenants?


Homeowners associations (or HOAs) are designed to maintain the standard of living in a neighborhood. In some circumstances, this may require taking action against homeowners or tenants who violate association […]

Which Rental Property Improvements Really Pay Off?


Rental property owners are running a business and need to focus on the bottom line, keeping expenses to a minimum. While some property improvements are a necessary expense, others may […]

How Do Rent Relief Programs Benefit Landlords?


With many tenants unable to pay rent due to COVID-19, landlords are struggling as well. Depending on where you are located and the jobs your tenants had at the start […]