Articles for Landlords

Articles for Landlords

Articles for landlords were written to help DIY landlords and property managers with the rental process. From collecting applications to renovating your property, you'll find all the tips you need on Four Walls.

When it comes to annoying house pests, preemptive strikes have never been more justified in the history of warfare. The struggle against these pesky creatures is often long and exhausting, adding annoyance to their mere presence in your rental...
If you're a DIY landlord you probably have the privilege of being your own CEO, accountant, and maintenance person all rolled into one. Since you're doing everything, it's sometimes necessary to make a judgment call about what needs to...
When Mike Baird, Salt Lake City property investor and star of Spike TV’s Flip Men, first ventured into the world of property management he began by renting a fourplex and quickly found out the keys to keeping tenants happy. The lack...
As someone looking to become a property manager, your responsibility is to make sure everything runs smoothly while keeping your residents safe and happy. To some, this seems easy; but it’s not always smooth sailing when you’re trying to...
If you’re starting out in real estate investing, you’re probably thinking about flipping a house – most likely influenced by all the reality TV house-flipping shows (like mine on Spike TV, Flip Men!) The reality is that flipping houses, i.e....
It's easier than you think you think to create a powerful listing that will attract the kind of renters you want. We have put together a list of some quick tips and tricks of the trade. Make Your Headline Simple The...
April is Fair Housing Month and a good time to brush up on ways to avoid discrimination claims. One of the best ways to avoid discrimination claims is to have a list of the criteria you use when evaluating...
Everyone knows that turnover is what kills a rental property investment. As a landlord you want to have features that, first and foremost, create a long-term tenant. That’s the number one goal: to have a place with assets that...
Recently, a member called us about doing income and employment verifications. He was wondering if it was appropriate to ask for checks stubs. He was concerned about violating fair housing or getting into legal jeopardy. His questions about best...
Are you considering adding new rental homes to your portfolio in 2016? Do you have homes in need of upgrades that you will be tackling this year? When planning for your investment properties, knowing what rental features tenants are looking for in...
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