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How To Market Your Rental Properties On Internet for FREE And Find Tenants

September 26, 2015

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How To Market Your Rental Properties – Once you have your rental property rehabbed and ready to go, how do […]

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California Extends Tenant Protection Act to 2019

August 25, 2015

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The California legislature passed another set of bills Thursday extending protections to tenants facing eviction. The two bills (AB 2610 […]

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How To Rent Out Your Property Without Showing It

January 26, 2012

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How To Rent Out Your Property Without Showing It – In my previous post titled “How To Market Your Properties […]

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How To Market Your Properties With the Address in the Domain Name

January 26, 2012

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How To Market Your Properties With the Address in the Domain Name – In my previous How To Market Your […]

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Landlord Tenant Relationship – “Hard-Nosed” Landlording: Keep Your Tenants In Line

June 15, 2011

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Landlord tenant relationship can be difficult or easy – it’s totally up to you, the landlord.  One way to make […]

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Lead-Safe Paint Laws For Landlords

January 2, 2011

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LEAD-SAFE PAINT PRACTICES REQUIREMENT AFFECTING LANDLORDS BEGAN APRIL 22, 2010 The EPA has issued a Renovation, Repair and Paint rule […]

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After-Thanksgiving Plumbing Tips For Your Renters

November 22, 2010

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Retail stores aren’t the only ones busy on Black Friday- it’s the busiest day for plumbers, too.  Pass these tips […]

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Who Pays For Plumbing Problem? Landlord or Tenant?

September 10, 2010

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Who Pays For Plumbing Problem?  Landlord or Tenant? Q: Recently the toilet in my apartment overflowed. The water poured out […]

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For Landlords – Tips on Setting Rent & Drawing Up Lease

August 7, 2010

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Tips on Setting Rent & Drawing Up Lease – Cover all bases when extending tenant’s lease Q: Almost two years […]

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For Landlords – Set Subtenancy Rules Upfront

August 4, 2010

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Set Subtenancy Rules Upfront Q: I rent a three-bedroom house to my tenants, a couple. A while ago, they asked […]

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For Landlords – When Renters Become Buyers

August 1, 2010

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When renters become buyers Q: We’ve been renting a single-family home that we would like to purchase if the owner […]

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For Landlords – Can Landlords Go After Lease Guarantors?

July 28, 2010

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Can Landlords Go After Lease Guarantors? Q: My aunt and uncle agreed to sign as guarantors when my wife and […]

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For Landlords – What Happens After the Lease Expires?

July 21, 2010

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What Happens After the Lease Expires? Q: I live in a townhouse and had a lease for the first year. […]

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For Landlords – Who Pays For Tenant Ordered Home Improvements

July 18, 2010

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Who Pays For Tenant Ordered Home Improvements Q: We rent a single-family house to tenants who have been there for […]

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For Landlords – Renting To College Students

July 15, 2010

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College renters stay year-round – Landlord unsure of deposit protocol Q: I have a rental home located near a college […]

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For Landlords – Does Grace Period Exist For Payment of Rent?

July 9, 2010

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Does grace period exist for payment of rent? Question: Our lease agreement states that rent is due on the “last […]

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For Landlords – Charging Tenants for Countertop Stains

July 7, 2010

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For Landlords – Charging Tenants for Countertop Stains

Can landlord deduct half of replacement cost from deposit? Q: My tenants recently moved out after living in my rental […]

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The Price Of a Good Handyman?

June 15, 2010

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THE PRICE OF A GOOD HANDYMAN? How much per hour is a good handyman worth? For example, how much would […]

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Senate Votes to Block Lead-Based Paint Rule Fines

June 12, 2010

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Senate Votes to Block Lead-Based Paint Rule Fines – New lead-based paint laws for landlords The U.S. Senate has voted […]

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PROTECTING TENANTS AT FORECLOSURE ACT of 2009

May 16, 2010

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PROTECTING TENANTS AT FORECLOSURE ACT of 2009 –This is the text from the newly passed federal law protecting tenants who […]

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RRP RULE AND NEW LEAD-SAFE PRACTICES REQUIREMENT AFFECTING LANDLORDS BEGINNING APRIL 22, 2010

April 27, 2010

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RRP RULE AND NEW LEAD-SAFE PRACTICES REQUIREMENT: The EPA has issued a Renovation, Repair and Paint rule (RRP) requiring the […]

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What Do Landlords Consider Normal Wear And Tear?

March 25, 2010

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What Do Landlords Consider Normal Wear And Tear? It depends on the landlord, and everyone has a different approach.   Personally, […]

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Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2009

January 31, 2010

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Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2009

Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act came into effect in May 2009, provides protection for tenants, including tenants in housing subsidized […]

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Tenant Screening – Things Tenants Won’t Tell You! (Part 5 of 5)

October 26, 2009

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Tenant screening can sometimes be very time consuming if you do a thorough job of it, but it’s well worth […]

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Tenant Screening – How Messy Are They? (Part 4 of 5)

October 25, 2009

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Tenant screening can be very time consuming if you do a thorough job of it, but it’s well worth your […]

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Tenant Screening – Lies About Employment & Salary! (Part 3 of 5)

October 24, 2009

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Tenant screening can be very time consuming if you do a thorough job of it, but it’s well worth your […]

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Tenant Screening – Track Down the REAL Landlord! (Part 2 of 5)

October 23, 2009

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Tenant screening can be very time consuming if you do a thorough job of it, but it’s well worth your […]

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Tenant Screening – Don’t Let Them Lie To You! (Part 1 of 5)

October 22, 2009

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Tenant Screening, and how it is done, will either make you or break you as a landlord.  Properly screening potential […]

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