7 09, 2023

Breaking a Lease in Florida – Know the Laws

2023-09-07T12:17:55-04:00By |Uncategorized|

Fixed-term leases offer plenty of benefits for landlords, from a stable source of income to reduced tenant turnover rates. As great as fixed-term rental agreements are, they also have some drawbacks, like the inability to end the lease or change the terms until after a set period of time.    Sometimes, landlords have to [...]

4 08, 2023

A Guide to the Eviction Process in Florida

2023-09-07T12:23:39-04:00By |Uncategorized|

Florida law gives landlords the right to evict a tenant so long as they have legitimate reasons. As a landlord, you must strictly follow the state’s eviction process in order to avoid legal complications. Just like in the rest of the country, you must obtain a court order, otherwise known as a Writ of [...]

5 07, 2023

Florida Security Deposit Laws

2023-09-07T12:26:06-04:00By |Uncategorized|

Florida law allows landlords to collect a security deposit as part of a tenant’s move-in costs. However, the same set of laws places certain restrictions on how you can do it. For instance, what deductions you can make, how to store it, and when to return it, among other things. As a landlord in [...]

21 09, 2013

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

2022-04-26T15:44:38-04:00By |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 [...]

31 08, 2013

Having the Investor Mindset

2022-04-26T14:35:06-04:00By |Investing, Investor Mentality, Rentals, Saving Money, Tenant Relations, Uncategorized, Vacancy|

No one is born a landlord.  Nobody is born with the investor mindset.  Some choose to become landlords as part of an investment strategy.  Others become ‘accidental landlords’ when a job transfer or other unpredictable life event forces them to rent their former residence.  Regardless, to be a good landlord requires a little finesse, a [...]