Offering Rental Incentives

Rental incentives are used by many landlords to help keep their properties full. Some landlords are against using incentives at any time, some use them only when rentals are slow and some use them all of the time, no matter what the vacancy rate is on their...

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Working Out Payment Plans with tenants

Different landlords have different views on this subject. Some feel that if a tenant doesn’t pay the rent in full on the first of the month he/she should be evicted by the 2nd. This is a good concept but doesn’t always find itself in reality. First, in most states it...

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Who’s responsible to remove snow from the sidewalk?

This question came up in a column sent to Anne Peterson, a local Real Estate writer for the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle. It seems appropriate to address this now that we have 15-20″ of snow here in Rochester and the temperature with wind chill is -25 degrees....

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Who am I and what do I know???

It’s probably the first thing I should write about so that anyone reading my thoughts, ramblings (I’ll try not to write only ramblings) and advice, might see some value in the pursuit of information on real estate management. The information that I will try to express...

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