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Change of Address Checklist

By Alexander Hassoulas | Jan 31, 2023 |
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When the lease is up and you’re preparing to move out and change your address, you need to notify your landlord of the forwarding address as part of your tenant responsibility. This is best done sooner rather than later to avoid any inconvenience when moving to a new address. Failing to notify the right people…

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Is My Landlord Responsible for Repairs?

By Alexander Hassoulas | Jan 31, 2023 |
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Generally, landlords have a duty to maintain the rental property. Tenants, however, also have their own fair share of responsibilities in maintaining the condition of the rental property. The lease agreement should be able to highlight who is responsible for specific maintenance and repairs. State Laws and Lease Agreements The lease contract is a good…

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7 Important Things to Look for When Renting a House

By Alexander Hassoulas | Dec 30, 2022 | Comments Off on 7 Important Things to Look for When Renting a House
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Are you looking into renting a house but feeling overwhelmed with all the options available? Relax – we’re here to help. Renting a home can be daunting, from discerning between room-for-rent ads and finding an apartment or flat share to understanding what you should check for when touring potential homes.  Before signing on any dotted…

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Rental Property Scams for Tenants

By Alexander Hassoulas | Dec 29, 2022 | Comments Off on Rental Property Scams for Tenants
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To avoid any scams related to rental properties, tenants should be extra careful when looking for a housing unit to rent. Some people who claim to be landlords are actually scammers. These people aim to rob interested renters of money by asking for initial payments such as security deposits or reservation fees. However, they don’t…

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Top Tenant Complaints and How to Solve Them

By Alexander Hassoulas | Dec 27, 2022 | Comments Off on Top Tenant Complaints and How to Solve Them
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When you own a rental property, it is your responsibility to ensure that your tenants are comfortable living in the property. As a landlord, you need to maintain a good relationship with your tenants as they are a major part of your income. So, keeping your tenants happy and satisfied should be among your top…

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How To Keep Renters Happy

By Alexander Hassoulas | Nov 30, 2022 | Comments Off on How To Keep Renters Happy
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As a landlord, it is your responsibility to ensure that your renters are happy and satisfied with their rental property. Keeping renters content involves providing a safe and comfortable living environment, being attentive to their needs and concerns, and quickly addressing any issues or maintenance requests that may arise. With the right strategies and approaches,…

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Tips to Keep Your Home (and Investment) Safe

By Alexander Hassoulas | Nov 29, 2022 | Comments Off on Tips to Keep Your Home (and Investment) Safe

As a landlord, you are responsible for providing your renters with a habitable home. Habitability includes the safety of your rental property. If you fail your responsibility, your tenant might choose to pursue legal options. These options include breaking their lease without penalty or suing you for damages in court.  When it comes to keeping…

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How to Advertise Your Virginia Beach Rental Property Successfully

By Alexander Hassoulas | Oct 31, 2022 | Comments Off on How to Advertise Your Virginia Beach Rental Property Successfully
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Keeping your occupancy rate high is a great way to become a successful rental property owner. This is because your property generates consistent cash flow when your rental property is occupied. But it won’t be occupied forever. So, it is crucial that you keep your business profitable. As even if your rental property is vacant,…

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Pricing Your Virginia Beach Home to Rent

By Alexander Hassoulas | Oct 19, 2022 | Comments Off on Pricing Your Virginia Beach Home to Rent
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When renting out your house or apartment unit, you must decide on an appropriate rental price. Finding the optimal rental price will entice potential tenants, while also providing enough cash flow to successfully run your property. When determining a rental price for your investment property, you must have a thorough understanding of the Virginia Beach…

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How to Maintain Your Rental Property

By Alexander Hassoulas | Sep 26, 2022 | Comments Off on How to Maintain Your Rental Property
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As a landlord, you are required to keep your rental home habitable for your tenants. You must perform specific tasks as outlined by the landlord-tenant law. To ensure that your rental is comfortable and livable, you must conduct regular property maintenance. In this post, we are going over all the landlord and tenant responsibilities under…

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