Gas vs. Electric Homes

The Top Differences for Gas vs. Electric Homes Every First-Time Landlord Should Know     First-time homeowners usually grapple with deciding to invest in gas or electric homes. While things may seem straightforward at first, in practice deciding between gas and electricity is more nuanced. There are several factors to consider, including each option’s upsides and […]

Top Liabilities for Landlords

Protecting Your Property: The Top Liabilities for Single-Family House Landlords     As a landlord, you must be aware of the potential liabilities associated with your rental property. These liabilities range from electrical and plumbing issues to ADA compliance and safety hazards. By identifying and addressing these issues, you can protect yourself and your tenants […]

Home Warranties

Pros and Cons of a Home Warranty for Your Rental Investment Property       What is a home warranty? A home warranty is a contract between a homeowner and a home warranty company that provides for discounted repair and replacement services on a home’s major components such as the furnace, plumbing, stand-alone freezers, water […]

Smart Homes

Smart Homes: What Landlords Need to Know Smart homes equipped with connected devices such as Amazon’s Echo and Google Home have become increasingly popular in recent years. However, these devices present several legal and privacy issues when renting a smart home. Landlords must be aware of these issues in order to properly remove or reset the […]

How to Transform Your Home Into Your Rental Property

Transforming Your Home into a Rental Property: 10 Essential Costs to Prepare For     If you’re planning on turning your primary residence into a rental property, there are several costs you need to consider. From increased home insurance to legal fees and property management costs, there are many expenses that may not have been […]

Landlord Supply List

A Handy Home Supplies Checklist for Landlords     As a landlord, staying on top of maintenance and repairs in your rental properties can be difficult. From broken appliances to plumbing issues, it’s important to have the right supplies on hand to take care of these issues promptly. To help you get prepared, we’ve put […]

Managing Your Property Manager

How To Know if Your Property Manager Is Slacking Many landlords and tenants find themselves worried or unsure if their property managers are not doing a great job. Fortunately, there are signs to look out for that can indicate whether your property manager is slacking off. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the warning signs […]

Guide to Moving Back to Your Rental Property

The Ultimate Guide to Moving Back Into Your Rental Property Are you considering turning your rental property back into your primary residence? Congratulations! It’s an exciting process but can also be a bit overwhelming. After all, you need to make sure that your rental property is ready for you to move back in. This guide […]

Prevent Frozen Pipes

 The Landlord’s Winter Survival Guide: 10 Tips to Keep Your Property Safe from Frozen Pipes     As a landlord, it’s important to take steps to protect your rental property from the potential damages that can be caused by freezing pipes. Not only can frozen pipes lead to costly repairs, but they can also cause […]

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. […]