A credit report can tell you a lot about a potential tenant’s attitude towards paying bills. It’s a lot more than just the credit score. There are three things we recommend you judge when you’re looking at a prospective tenant’s credit report.
This is Part 2 of our blog series addressing what type of rental property to buy in Tampa. In Part 1, we talked about multi-family properties, so today we are talking about single family properties. By single family, I mean single family homes, townhouses, and condos. They are not multi-family properties. I have owned both… [Read More]
If you’re an investor wondering what type of rental property to buy in Tampa, we are looking specifically at the differences between multi-family and single family homes. By multi-family, I mean anything from a duplex to a large apartment building. I personally have owned rental properties for more than 30 years, with both single and… [Read More]
Can a Tampa property management company save a landlord money? Often, landlords who have previously managed their own properties will hire us. Perhaps because they get tired of phone calls at 2:00 am regarding blocked toilets. Whatever the reason, typically after about a year or so of us managing the property, they notice that the… [Read More]
There are three potential issues that landlords face when allowing their tenants to paint. So before we answer the question of whether you should allow your tenants to paint, we want to cover those things that you need to think about. Workmanship The first is workmanship. I see a lot of lousy tenant paint jobs…. [Read More]
Owning rental properties can be a lucrative and profitable experience, but it does come with risks. How you as a landlord handle those risks will determine the success of your rental endeavor. This is part four of our blog series on risk management and we’re talking about not renting to the wrong tenants. We have… [Read More]