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The importance of a move-in inspection checklist

move in inspection checklist

In our experience, most landlords get the tenant move-in process wrong simply because they don’t use any form at all. Documenting the condition of a property prior to move in is critical. This basic form will help get you and your tenants on the same page from the beginning. From there, the move-out becomes simple. […]

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Use an application scoring sheet to determine whether or not to approve tenants

Use an application scoring sheet to determine whether or not to approve tenants

Screening tenants is the most critical aspect of managing properties. Good tenants will save you loads of time and money and take better care of your property. It is always worth a little extra vacancy time to have a good tenant, rather than accepting a poor tenant to fill a property. Fair housing dictates that […]

Where to find good property management process forms

Where to find good property management process forms

Good property management process forms are critical to managing properties! It doesn’t matter if you are managing thousands of units… Or just a single home. Good forms and checklists are a must. Good property management forms will help you: Keep track of important items and documents Treat tenants fairly With efficient turnovers Follow fair housing […]

Where to find good state specific lease and eviction forms

Where to find good state specific lease and eviction forms

Good reliable forms are a necessity if you are in the property management business. It’s a bad idea to wait until you need a particular form to start searching for one. In this video we’ll show you where you can get good state specific legal forms: Rental/Lease Agreement Lease Amendment Offer to Lease Rental Application […]

Is it better to repair or replace appliances in rental properties?

Is it better to repair or replace appliances in rental properties

Appliance repair can be one of the most frustrating part of maintaining rental properties. In most markets at least some of the major appliances are typically provided and maintained by the landlord. These items are expensive to both repair and replace… In the video below we discuss this issue and talk about what we usually […]

Property Managers: How to retain quality service providers

Property Managers How to retain quality service providers

Few things are more valuable to a property manager than a reliable handyman who can do quality work. The problem is… Good quality service providers are hard to come by! And if you’re lucky enough to find one… it’s difficult to become their priority. In this video we talk about some tips that we use […]