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Home Safety

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...
If you're renting a residential home, it is more important to ensure that your property remains safe and protected. There are many ways to protect your home between tenants, one of those options you may not have heard before:...
More families than ever are choosing to live in an apartment, even with children. Renting a place can give you flexibility, the opportunity to live in an area you could never afford to buy in and a little community...
One of the most common challenges for landlords and rehabbers is the constant effort to keep vandals, thieves and other “uninvited guests” out of their vacant properties. At some point in a property’s life cycle, it will be vacant for...
We've talked about knowing when to DIY and when to hire a contractor before, but once you decide to go the professional route what steps should you take to stay protected? Our guest blogger BreAnn explains. Unless you are enthusiastic...
With recent tornadoes and severe storms cropping up in the Midwest, this year’s storm season has come in like a lion. And this is only the beginning. You can't stop Mother Nature, but is there anything that can be...
Your rental property should be a place of protection, a shield, a sanctuary for your tenants, and that's why it should be secured against burglary or any other unwanted intrusions. Any smart thief will know vulnerable areas, so you should...
Why should you care? Check out these figures from the U.S. Fire Administration and National Fire Protection Association: Property loss per year from winter home fires: $2.091 billion Number of people who die in winter home fires each year: 905 Percent of winter...
Make safety your first priority when moving in to a new place. For the first article in our Movable Gadgets series, we have picked five renter-friendly safety gadgets. They're even portable, so you can take these gadgets with you...