As there is a lot of time and money that comes along with buying, maintaining and renting property, landlords should understand their responsibilities. This article will provide helpful tips on how to be a landlord and making your experience go as smoothly as possible.
Whether you find yourself an accidental landlord due to military orders or you've purchased a property with the intent of renting it out, there are a few things you should know before you ask your first tenants to sign on the dotted line!
Being a landlord can be both fun and rewarding, but it can also a be nightmare too. Failing in just one area can cause no end of problems, and there are a few common landlord mistakes that anyone involved in buy-to-let would do well to avoid.
We all know very well how some landlords are. If you call to say there’s been no hot water for the past week, they won’t pick up their phone, they get their way with a pet deposit by adding to your rent price, and they worry about young home buyers who may push them off their front lines in the overpriced real estate industry.
Remember being a high school student, eagerly waiting for the time you’d be free to flee your parents' home and settle into your own crib where you’d be the one setting the rules? From not making your bed to not washing the dishes, to not waking up early, to… you get it.