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Rent-to-Own Schemes in Real Estate

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If you haven’t heard of rent-to-own, you may have heard it called a lease-purchase or a lease-option. The gist of rent-to-own is that it’s a lease agreement where the tenant has an option to purchase a property to own it outright after a certain amount of time has passed with […]

Tips for Short-term Rental Owners

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It is a fact that short-term rentals are something that’s significantly changing the way that almost everyone travels. They make traveling and visiting places for a lot of people, better. Although, you might be wondering if putting the spare room you have up for rent is as good as everyone […]

5 Ways of Renting An Apartment

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There are a lot of different ways to rent an apartment. And even though most people tend to think that they’re obligated to go with the long-term lease, there are different choices to suit everybody’s needs. You can rent by the season, by the day, or by the year. You […]

Renting with Pets – Apartment Rental for Pet Owners

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Living in the city can be challenging for pet lovers. If you can’t live without your dogs, cats, birds, etc., you know that finding place conducive for your pets is a big deal. More especially if you cannot own a house yourself and live in apartments, it is practical for […]

Tips to Bringing in More Renters for the Property Viewing Day

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One of the most profitable and enduring long-term businesses existing today is real estate, precisely the rental and lodging business. Owning a beautiful, practical or affordable space would be a great business opportunity. The challenge is finding ways to attract prospective tenants to view your property and rent your space. […]

End of Lease Hacks to Get Your Deposit Back

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Staying in a rented property has its perks. However, moving houses is the worst nightmare that anyone would have to face. Having to finish your lease and move your things out of your home means a ton of cleaning and cause a lot of anxiety to all those who have […]

Do You Have What It Takes to Sublet?

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Maybe you want to make some extra income while on vacation, need someone to help with the rent, or you want to move to a different area without losing the apartment you’re already renting. Whatever your reason, you’re thinking about subletting your place. Subletting is finding someone to take over […]

Improvements: Should You Allow Your Tenants to Do them?

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There are all sorts of reason why your tenants might ask to make improvements or changes. Likewise, you could get requests for simple changes or really intricate renovations that will require a lot of money. Maybe they want something relatively simple like giving some color to their kid’s walls, or […]

Learn to Recognize Sketchy Applicants

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Choosing the wrong tenant is the single worst mistake a landlord can make. A bad tenant can damage the property so badly it takes a lot of time and money to get it back in shape, and they can also drag landlords to court and through long and tortuous eviction […]

Should You Renew If Your Landlord Increased the Rent?

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The rule of thumb is that your rent should not be more than 30% of your income. Of course, this isn’t always possible. Some cities are just really expensive, and you won’t be able to find anything for a reasonable price even if you’re willing to move to a shoebox. […]