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Converting Your Home Into a Rental Property

Converting Your Home Into a Rental Property Step 1: Assess the Market Before you begin, understand the rental market in your area. Research comparable properties, their rental prices, and the demand for rentals. This will help you set a competitive price and ensure your property is attractive to potential tenants. Step 2: Understand the Legalities Familiarize yourself with landlord-tenant...

Features Tenants Look For In A Rental Property

Features Tenants Look For In A Rental Property There are specific features most tenants want to have in the home they are renting. In this blog post, we will be discussing some of the key features tenants look for in a rental property. Location: Location plays a huge role in whether or not a tenant will rent a home. In most cases, it is actually the deciding factor. Moreover, tenants want to ensure...

Home Insurance For Rental Properties

Home Insurance For Rental Properties If you are a landlord, you may be wondering what insurance policies apply to your rental properties. In this blog post, we will be discussing home insurance for rental properties and some of the cover policies they offer. Loss of Rental Income: Firstly, most insurance policies regarding rental properties cover loss of rental income. This policy simply covers the...

Renting out a Furnished vs Unfurnished Property

Renting out a Furnished vs Unfurnished Property If you are having problem deciding whether or not you should rent your rental property out furnished or unfurnished, then keep reading. In this article, we will be going through the pros and cons of renting out a furnished vs unfurnished property. Firstly, you should be aware what the two terms mean, furnished simply means you are putting furniture for your...

The Pros and Cons of Renting vs. Buying Real Estate

The Pros and Cons of Renting vs. Buying Real Estate The decision to rent or buy a home is one of the most significant financial choices an individual can make. Both options have their advantages and disadvantages, and it ultimately comes down to personal preferences and circumstances. In this blog, we will discuss the pros and cons of renting vs. buying. Pros of Renting Flexibility: Renting provides...

Choosing The Best Tenant For Your Property

One of the biggest concerns that most landlords or property managers have is finding a good tenant to occupy the property. However, there are several steps you can ensure that you attract and identify the best tenants for your property. Here is my guide to help you in choosing the best tenant for your rental property. This list of strategies will aid you select the perfect people to rent your home. Define...

Steps for turning your house into a rental property

Steps for turning your house into a rental property

There are many reasons for using your property as a rental. Maybe your home has been on the market for a long period, and you've determined that you can't sell it at a value that allows you to break even. Maybe you inherited or were gifted a property that you don't want to sell. Or you may be among the many property owners who want to supplement their income by becoming a landlord. Regardless of the...

Setting up a month-to-month rental

Setting up a month-to-month rental

Month-to-month rentals can be a great way for landlords to fill vacancies until they find a long-term tenant or sell their property. However, setting them up properly is an important part of ensuring a successful rental experience. Otherwise, you may face time-consuming issues like resigning contracts or getting the court’s help to evict a tenant. In this post, we explore how to go about setting up a...

Successfully advertise your rental with social media

Successfully advertise your rental with social media

There’s no arguing that social media is a powerful tool when it comes to marketing. Content posted across all of these platforms has the chance to reach a broad, diverse audience and be viewed by thousands of people. Many landlords are realising the benefits of using digital marketing to advertise their vacant rentals. In a highly competitive market, finding new tenants can be hard work. Using social...

Rental scams to look out for

Rental scams to look out for

Let’s face it, the rental world is not immune to scammers. In fact, you might have had your own experience with a rental scam. Or perhaps you’ve heard stories from friends, family, and coworkers about their own experiences with scammers. We are all vulnerable to scam artists, even if we never think it would happen to us. Luckily, there are ways you can protect yourself from rental scams. Read on to...

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