What You Should Know About Owner Move-Ins

As a property owner, it’s incumbent upon you to know the ins and outs of owner move-ins. Typically owners are forbidden from taking possession of a residential rental unit other than in the event of a “just cause” such as wanting the property for personal use or use by a spouse, domestic partner, child, parent, or grandparent.
For an owner to take possession under a just cause, several conditions must be met. These include the following:

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Top Five Repair Mistakes Made by Sellers

If you think that you’re saving cost and effort by selling a home with outstanding repairs, think again. Not only will this tactic decrease a home’s value, but the buyer may opt to request a credit to complete the repairs.
So without ado, we present the top five repair-related mistakes made by sellers – and you’re going to want to look at this as a list of what to avoid when you put that For Sale sign in your yard.

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Why You Should Hire a Property Manager

You can handle your property on your own … right? Perhaps not. Turns out we all need a helping hand, and unless you as an owner want to spend far too much time managing business matters, it’s time to hire a property manager.
With homeownership at 63.5 percent and slowly decreasing over the last decade, according to a 2016 Real Trends presentation by Steve Murray, steady nationwide rental growth is putting upward pressure on the need for property managers.

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How to Treat Your Property Like a Small Business

If you’re trying to keep your rental property occupied year-round, consider taking some inspiration from your favorite small businesses. After all, they have learned to be detail-oriented and thorough when it comes not only to purchases and staffing, but also with their time and effort. Lift a page from their book and you’ll see your business take a decided leap upward.

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