Posts Tagged ‘investment property’
Can I pick my own tenant?
I want to know who’s living in my property. Can I pick my own tenant? Many property owners are concerned about picking the right tenants. It’s understandable, you want to protect your investment. However, what some investors might not understand & really should be aware of is that there are certain laws and regulations you have…Read More
Moving Out? Have your home cleaned & Get Paid for outdated items
It has come to my attention that a lot of property owners who are entering the Golden Years of their life, are now heading either to Florida or just downgrading to an easier way of living. Whatever the move might be, I have seen a lot of homes with a lot of, lets just say,…Read More
How we Evaluate your Property to get the Most Rent
Today I would like to address the process of how we evaluate your property in order to get the most rent for it. In today’s market, you have to keep in mind that when Covid 19 lockdowns took place, caps on raising the rent on many properties did too. So it seems, a lot of the…Read More
Should I rent out separate rooms?
Should you rent out each room individually, or rent the entire house to one family? You are going to see a lot of YouTube videos out there saying how profitable it is to rent out the rooms in your rental property to individual renters, instead of renting the property to one party or family. Doing…Read More
When is rent late? & How to collect the rent!
When is the rent due? How do I collect the rent? When should I start an eviction? These are all common questions by property owners. The lease agreement sets the terms for when rent is late. There’s a lot of variations out there, so please read the lease contract carefully. Most leases are going to…Read More
Can you force tenants to be clean?
How can you force the tenants at your rental property to be clean? Nobody likes the idea of dirty renters, but what can you do about it? Everyone has a different standard for what clean is, so let’s start by saying there’s messy renters and then there’s unsafe-level-dirty renters. For your average messy renter, there’s…Read More
Can you deny college students?
College students have a bad reputation when it comes to rental properties. Some of the stereotypes are they are loud, they throw parties, they have too many roommates, they use drugs and drink too much, they break things and are generally hard on properties. So many landlords ask us do I have to accept college…Read More
How many people can live in my rental?
How many people can live in your rental property? I’m Kyle at TrueDoor Property Management. I understand that you want to limit the number of occupants living in your rental. More people can increase the wear and tear. But beware, this is a sensitive issue. HUD gives us some basic guidelines. They say a property…Read More
Find a new renter before the current one moves out
The tenant at your rental property just gave notice that they are moving out. Let’s talk about how you can find a new renter before the current one moves out. You have two options when your tenant moves out. Wait until they have vacated or start advertising and showing right away. I recommend starting right…Read More
$20K Mistake. What appliances should I provide in my rental?
$20,000 dollar mistake: What appliances should I provide for my rental? As a landlord you don’t think providing an appliance could be a $20,000 mistake but you’d be wrong. Once upon a time in Orange County California there was a landlord that rented a house to a family with a year old refrigerator. The fridge…Read More