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How to Avoid Landlord Burnout: 5 Useful Tips to Follow

Everyone knows that landlording is a stressful job, especially if you have got multiple properties to manage. There is always something that needs to be fixed, someone who is demanding a showing at 5 a.m., and tons of paperwork waiting for your undivided attention. It is impossible to avoid stress, but you can learn to control it. Using time management techniques and well-thought strategies, you can even enjoy the problems you’re dealing with.

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June 19, 2019
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How Landlords Should Deal with a Home Robbery

Finding out that your rental property has been burglarized creates so much discomfort one can hardly think clearly. But such an unpleasant circumstance does not have to become your worst nightmare if you have a well-prepared plan.

 

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June 14, 2019
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How Landscaping Improves the Security of Your Rental

Home security is one of the most important things landlords and homeowners can focus on. But maybe making your rentals safe is already your top priority. You probably did not know that proper landscape design can also improve the security of your rental. Not convinced? Here are a few reasons to persuade you that landscaping as a security measure is not just a good idea, it is the PERFECT idea.

 

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June 06, 2019
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Rental Scams: Don't Take the Bait

Apartment hunting is an exciting process. Sometimes it gets so exciting that you can hardly differentiate between a real and fictitious rental. And that is the moment you can easily fall victim to a rental scam. The target audience of rental scammers are prospective renters who have been desperately searching for an affordable home for a long time without success.

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June 03, 2019
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Solar Panels as a Means to Save on Energy Bills

Want to save the environment, but giving up plastic is too much for you at the moment? We have got a worthy alternative. Solar panels are a great energy source that allows you to save more on energy bills and also help to reduce any negative impact on the environment. Solar panels convert solar energy into electrical power by maximizing the input of sunlight.

 

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May 30, 2019
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5 Life Hacks to Get More Income on Rental Properties

As a rule, the landlords and property managers view property management as a profitable business that ensures passive income and financial independence. Making money with rental properties is easy, but making a profit requires much more effort. We have come up with 5 simple life hacks that will help you attract more reliable tenants and therefore make more money on your rentals.

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May 27, 2019
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Urban Gardening as an Environmentally Conscious Solution

Did you know that investing in urban gardening brings major benefits both to environmental sustainability and the local economy? In addition, urban gardening can potentially become a profitable business. While green infrastructure improves the lives of city dwellers, the growth of urban gardening can help to protect the environment.

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May 23, 2019
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Roommate Wanted! 5 Tips to Find a Roommate in a New City

Moving to a new city is stressful. Looking for a roommate to cut rental costs doubles the stress. Nobody wants to live with a complete stranger or a person they know little about. Finding a reliable roommate is a huge deal, as roommates are not just two people sharing a space. They are both responsible for building a good landlord-tenant relationship and creating a healthy atmosphere within the rental.

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May 20, 2019
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How Landlords Can Contribute to a Recycling Program

Recycling has become a popular trend in recent years. But the value of recycling goes far beyond the mainstream. Reducing the amount of things we use and appropriately recycling specific items are two fundamental waypoints on the road to sustainability. Such an approach is likely to save money and natural resources in the long run. For landlords and property managers, protecting the environment might not necessarily be a lifetime goal, but cutting down on pollution is a must.

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May 16, 2019
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QuickBooks vs. Property Management Software

Running a property management business is not only about renting out properties and signing lease agreements. It also means managing financial operations.
Numerous landlords and property managers use QuickBooks to handle their finances. But QuickBooks covers only one aspect of property management. You should go the extra mile to stay competitive in the property management environment. That is why property management software has become a popular choice along with QuickBooks.

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May 13, 2019