Online Leasing: 5 Common Myths & Misconceptions

Online Leasing: 5 Common Myths & Misconceptions

Accessing, signing and storing documents of all kinds online is commonplace in today’s increasingly digital world. Nevertheless, many landlords are reluctant to make the switch from traditional pen and paper to digital. Of course, it’s important to be cautious about...
Month-to-Month Leases: A Landlord’s Guide

Month-to-Month Leases: A Landlord’s Guide

(Note: The terms “fixed” and “annual” leases are used interchangeably. Both refer to traditional 12-month, fixed leases in the context of this article.) Twelve-month, fixed-term leases have long been the standard structure for residential rentals, but they aren’t the...
Online Leases: How Do They Work?

Online Leases: How Do They Work?

Online leases are a valuable tool for improving your property management. Among other great benefits, they can reduce your units’ turnover time while simultaneously adding convenience for your tenants. If you’re unsure about the legality or difficulty of leasing...
Understanding the Importance of a Lease Addendum

Understanding the Importance of a Lease Addendum

Murphy’s Law has several subtle variations, but the general message is as follows: if something can go wrong, it will. Many landlords can vouch for this with their rental properties. The truth is that the longer you manage properties, the more problems you are likely...
The Cost of Skipping Tenant Screening

The Cost of Skipping Tenant Screening

Particularly for first time landlords, tenant screening may seem like a waste of time – an unnecessary road block standing between you and your rent checks. Who needs a credit report or background check you’re not even prepared to interpret? You trust yourself to meet...