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Legal Checklist When Buying a Rental Property

There are countless articles, books, and conferences instructing budding landlords on how they can get started in real estate and grow a substantial and formidable portfolio of income earning properties. For the most part, this is a good thing – property investors have a great deal more information available to them than ever before. Prior …

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Four Ways Online Payments Enhance Transparency for Landlords

Online payments offer landlords many benefits. For one thing, they make day-to-day and month-to-month bookkeeping easier for landlords. For another, they make it easier for landlords to grow their business and manage more properties and tenants. Online payments make the collection process simpler and more efficient, saving landlords time and often money. SIDEBAR: The Limits …

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Plumbing Basics for Landlords: Piping Materials

Whether you’re evaluating a potential investment property, estimating a maintenance budget for the year, or quite literally investigating a potential plumbing repair, understanding the types of pipes and materials in your building can be a critical ingredient for a property manager and investor. Below, we discuss common piping materials, their positives, negatives, and their usage.  Common …

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Plumbing Basics for Landlords: Landscaping and Repairs

Before making any decisions regarding the replacement or repair of your plumbing, or, before undertaking any major project that might disturb or affect the plumbing on your property, make sure you have a fundamental understanding of plumbing ownership as well as the different types of materials used in piping. Once you’ve got the basics, it’s time to start considering other aspects that impact your …

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Plumbing Basics for Landlords: Tenant Problems and Prevention

The best-laid plumbing of mice and men can still encounter catastrophic failure… or something like that. Proper piping maintenance is not simply about keeping the heat above fifty-five degrees in the winter (although you should). In fact, there are a number of ways you can treat your pipes and drains and you can train your tenants to treat your pipes and drains that will go a long way in …

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