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Costs That Landlords Don’t Notice They’re Accruing

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Steps to Take After Water Damage to Your Rental Property

Whether it’s a leaking or burst pipe, water overflow, a leaky roof, or a natural disaster, water damage must be fixed immediately to prevent further damage and mitigate the risks associated with moisture. Water damage can be a devastating experience for landlords and tenants alike. Knowing the steps to take after water damage occurs on…

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How to Sell a Tenant-Occupied Investment Property

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Are you thinking of selling your property while a tenant is still living there? Here are some tips to help you through the process!  Can You Sell a Property Occupied by a Tenant?  Are you considering selling a property that is currently occupied by a tenant? Perhaps you’re wondering if navigating the complex world of…

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What Maintenance Issues Are Emergencies?

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Are you constantly juggling between maintenance requests, unsure of what requires immediate attention? As a landlord, distinguishing between emergent and non-emergent maintenance issues is crucial for both the safety of your tenants and the longevity of your property.  This article indicates what constitutes a maintenance emergency and what can wait until regular business hours. Understanding…

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Guide to Making a Solid Lease Agreement For Your Rental Property

Guide to Making a Solid Lease Agreement For Your Rental Property

Creating a solid lease agreement is crucial for landlords to establish clear terms, responsibilities, and expectations for both parties. A well-structured lease agreement helps prevent misunderstandings and conflicts between landlords and tenants, protects the rights and interests of both parties, outlines rent payment schedules, specifies maintenance and repair responsibilities, and establishes rules regarding property use,…

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How to Maintain Your Rental Property

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California landlords should regularly maintain their rental properties for multiple reasons. It keeps the properties attractive to prospective and long-term tenants; it prevents small issues from becoming serious and costly in the long run; and it helps landlords abide by relevant safety and health codes.  To be a successful landlord, it’s important to familiarize yourself…

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How to Advertise Your Chico Rental Property Successfully

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Don’t underestimate the power and effect of a comprehensive marketing and advertising solution. When done properly, it can reduce the vacancy time of your rental property and attract quality tenants giving you a good return on ROI. It increases awareness in the current tenant pool and increases the chance of you landing a tenant.  From…

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How to Attract Long-Term Tenants

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As a landlord, you must keep focusing on acquiring long-term tenants to earn a consistent rental income over a long period. You also benefit from a property with fewer damages and better relations with your renters. Initially, you might find it a challenge to attract loyal tenants in a busy market but adapting the recommendations…

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