Whether you’re just now getting your property ready for the rental market or you’re wanting to make some improvements before the next renters move in, you don’t have to contract out for everything. The following home improvement projects are ones that most homeowners can accomplish by themselves in a day or over the course of…

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As the owner of a home for rent, you probably never thought you’d have to deal with your renters belongings. Unfortunately, sometimes renters decide to leave unexpectedly or simply have too many items to deal with. Their answer to these dilemmas is to leave those things behind. Below are a few suggestions about how to…

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Curb appeal is a buzzword that is often associated with the real estate industry. It refers to the way that a home and/or property looks from the curb as an individual drives past it. The same thought process also applies to homes for rent, too. In order to attract the best renters and to charge…

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Prospective tenants often have many questions about your home. After all, they are looking for the property that is best for their needs so questions like the neighborhood where the home is located, the number of bedrooms and the monthly rent are all understandable. What about those tricky questions that sometimes take you by surprise?…

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Fire Prevention Week for 2017 is observed from October 4 – 8. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, there were nearly 381,000 residential fires which resulted in more than $7 million dollars in damage and 2,565 deaths in 2015. Help protect your tenants and your rental property by observing the following fire prevention tips. 1.…

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No matter how well maintained you attempt to keep the appliances and systems in your rental home, chances are that at some point, something will require an unexpected repair. Handling these emergencies the right way can make all the difference in keeping your renters happy, safe and healthy. Given the climate of Las Vegas, one…

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Property maintenance is a huge part of home ownership that many people don’t really understand or consider when purchasing a home. If you own a rental property, then your maintenance responsibilities increase exponentially. You can’t afford to put property maintenance on the back burner though. Here are three reasons why: 1. Increase tenant satisfaction No…

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Trees do much more than simply provide a shady respite from the Nevada sun. They can increase the visual appeal of your property and even improve its value. Like most other elements of owning a home — whether it’s one that you rent out or your own personal residence — trees require the right maintenance…

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Entering into the realm of rental housing is an exciting event that offers the satisfaction of a steady stream of income. What many property owners don’t fully realize is that in addition to natural acts of destruction from Mother Nature, their properties are also prone to damage from tenants. It’s essential that property owners realize…

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As the housing industry continues to bounce back, savvy real estate investors have been snapping properties to start or expand their portfolios. In the rush to secure the choicest properties, sometimes practicalities are given less of a priority. Many property owners fail to obtain the right insurance coverages so their investments are protected. In some…

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