Filing an Insurance Claim After a Disaster


Insurance is something you buy but hope you’ll never have to use. So unless you’ve gone through it before–and we hope you haven’t–you might not be fully aware of how […]

How to Transfer Rental Property to an LLC

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If you’re a landlord, it means you’re also a small business owner and may benefit from establishing your operation as such. More to the point, you should really consider the […]

What Happens When Your Tenant Files for Bankruptcy?


A tenant declaring bankruptcy is never good news for a landlord. Even if you’ve been collecting full rent so far, it means your tenant is having serious financial difficulty that […]

What is the Outlook for Commercial Leases in 2021?


The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on the livelihood of residential and commercial landlords, as social distancing guidelines and stay-at-home orders have shuttered dining rooms, shopping centers, and […]

COVID-19 Tax Relief for Landlords


American entrepreneurs and small business owners often take pride in their rugged independence, but the reality is that we’re all interconnected to some degree. The COVID-19 crisis has amplified this […]

Is There Help for Landlords in December’s COVID Relief Bill?


The COVID relief bill signed into law on December 27, 2020 extended many of the provisions included in the original Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed earlier […]

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 […]

Should You Incorporate Your Rental Property?


As a rental property owner, you have to address a lot of challenges—from midnight phone calls about leaking water to ensuring that tax payments are paid on time. With the […]

What You Need to Know About Becoming a Landlord in 2021


You can argue that 2021 is both the worst and best possible time to be a landlord. Due to COVID-19, tenants are out of jobs and unable to pay rent […]

7 Essential Tax Tips for Vacation Property Owners


If you rent your home or another property to vacationers, whether you handle the details directly or use a popular third-party rental service, the income you receive is likely taxable. […]

5 Legal Documents You’ll Need to End a Residential Lease


Leases are temporary arrangements by their nature. Even though both parties are expecting the lease to end at some point, it’s important to protect everyone’s rights by doing it properly. […]

Strategies for Finding New Tenants During the Holiday Season


The winter months have always been cold for landlords. People generally don’t want to deal with moving during the busy holiday season, and moving can be practically impossible in areas […]