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How To Conduct a Tenant Walkthrough Inspection

How To Conduct a Tenant Walkthrough Inspection

To ensure that your rental home remains in good condition when a tenancy ends, it’s important to perform a walkthrough inspection. Landlords who are meticulous when conducting an initial property walkthrough tend to encourage renters to keep the rental in great shape! Walkthroughs are beneficial for both landlords and their tenants. Here are some recommendations that will make your walkthrough plan as effective as possible! Prepare a Form Design a form that lists the rooms on the property and any other indoor or outdoor areas. This will help …

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How to Know if Your Rental Meets Safety Standards

How to Know if Your Rental Meets Safety Standards

When thinking about rental home safety, landlords tend to prioritize installing security systems. That’s because people associate home safety with intruders and tresspassors. However, home safety is not just limited to protecting tenants from outsiders. It’s important to realize that accidents also occur inside the home. They can be caused by fires, electrical malfunctions, and overheated systems. It’s essential, then, for property owners to examine the rental in terms of its safety, structure and compliance with the health code. To steer cl…

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How to Boost Your Rental Property’s Curb Appeal

How to Boost Your Rental Property’s Curb Appeal

There are many factors that play into a tenant’s consideration to rent a property. However, its attractiveness plays a crucial role, this includes a good physcial and online presence for your rental property. One aspect of a rental property’s attractiveness that is often overlooked is curb appeal. A good first impression is essential for rental properties. Although you might have invested heavily into acquiring the best furnishings or contracting the most competent interior designer, failing to boost your property’s curb appeal can turn away pr…

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Should I allow tenants to paint my rental property?

Should I allow tenants to paint my rental property?

It takes a lot of effort to keep a rental home in good shape. So, painting the rental before your new tenants move in is one of the best ways to ensure that they are delighted with their space. But what happens if a renter asks to repaint the property? Some renters want to add color to their living space, while others are more interested in adding an accent wall. However, before answering "Sure, paint whatever you fancy", there are a few things landlords should consider. When it comes to permitting a tenant to paint, every situation is unique…

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Tips to Keep Your Home (and Investment) Safe

Tips to Keep Your Home (and Investment) Safe

Landlords have a primary duty of keeping their rental unit and tenants safe from intruders. No matter how appealing your rental property is, if the security is poor, tenants are bound to look elsewhere. To maximize and protect your investment property, it’s important to beef up your home security. The stress of dealing with theft, burglary and trespassers can be high. It’s much better to prioritize keeping your unit safe from these bad situations. Here are some things you can do to keep unwelcome visitors out of your rental property: 1. Focus …

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