22 06, 2021

What Questions Should You Be Asking Potential Tenants?

2021-06-22T15:23:07-04:00By |Advice, Property Management, Tenant Relations, Tenant Screening|

Owning investment real estate can require a significant amount of up-front – and ongoing – investment, including a monthly mortgage payment, as well as maintenance and insurance costs. So, the last thing you want is for a tenant to damage or destroy anything in or associated with the property that will cost you both time [...]

28 08, 2019

Easy and Inexpensive Tenant Screening Can Fill Your Vacant Properties Faster

2021-07-20T17:55:34-04:00By |Advice, Landlord Advice, Tenant Screening|

One of a rental property owner’s worst fears is having a vacant unit that requires ongoing carrying costs. In fact, the longer a property sits empty, the more expensive it can get both from a monetary standpoint, as well as the likelihood of vandalism. Even worse than a vacant unit, though, is filling a property [...]

23 09, 2015

How To Ensure You Find the Right Tenants for Your Investment Property

2021-04-08T23:21:52-04:00By |Orlando Landlord Tips, Rentals, Tenant Screening|

After purchasing a property for investment, you want to ensure that you place the right tenants into the property - ideally, the first time around. This is because the eviction process can be a long, tedious, and expensive ordeal. With that in mind, going through certain steps for screening potential tenants can help you to [...]

25 03, 2014

Orlando Landlord Tips: Ask for ID When Screening Tenants

2021-04-08T23:21:55-04:00By |Orlando Landlord Tips, Rentals, Security, Tenant Relations, Tenant Screening|

People who believe they would not qualify to rent a home as themselves have an incentive to pretend they are someone else in order to qualify for a lease.  This could include people with poor credit, convicted felons and other sorts of criminals, and people with prior evictions, repossessions, and foreclosures on their personal record.  [...]

21 09, 2013

Orlando Landlord Tips: Types of People you Shouldn’t Rent to

2021-04-08T23:21:56-04:00By |Investor Mentality, Orlando Landlord Tips, Tenant Relations, Tenant Screening, Uncategorized|

If you were born before 1986, you have probably heard a lot of Georgia Tech alumnus Jeff Foxworthy’s ‘You Might be a Redneck, If…’ jokes.  Well, I've compiled a similar list that pertains to types people you shouldn't rent to.  And they aren't jokes.  So, without further ado… If they show up to view a house [...]