How To Avoid Being Duped Into Rental Fraud
3 January 2016
Rental fraud is a problem that occurs when scammers rent out houses and apartments to people when they really do not own the rental properties themselves. If this problem happens to you, it could cause you to lose money, time, and peace in your life. Here are some tips that will help you avoid being scammed like this if you are looking for a place to rent.
Common Red Flags To Know About
3 Reasons To Allow Your Tenants To Pay Their Rent Online
1 January 2016
In the past, most landlords went around and collected rent from their tenants. Times have changed a lot since then, and nowadays, many tenants send in checks or money orders or pay in other ways. Many landlords are now using online rent collection services as well, which allow tenants to pay their rent online. If you haven't yet thought about implementing this option, you should consider the benefits of doing so.
1. Provide Fewer Opportunities for Excuses
Self-Managed Homeowner's Associations: Key Pitfalls
31 December 2015
If you are a member of a homeowner's association, or HOA, then it might be tempting to have the association managed by the homeowners themselves. The owners already have to deal with the expense of monthly HOA fees and saving money by not hiring a professional management company is appealing. Self management, however, is not always wise. This article takes a look at some of the most significant problems involved.
One of the main problems with having a HOA managed by a group of volunteer owners is the lack of expertise in critical areas.
3 Tips For Choosing Your Independent Living Facility
30 December 2015
Have you decided that the time is right to move into an independent living facility? While moving out of your home may be difficult, you'll likely appreciate all of the convenience and benefits that an independent living facility can offer. You'll have a built-in community with the facility's other residents. You also may get meal service, transportation, and organized group outings. Further, you'll eliminate many of the costs and maintenance requirements that come with home ownership.