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What To Include In A Rental Agreement

A lease agreement is a set of rules that both parties,  the landlord and tenant, agree to abide by during the entire term. Typically, a lease runs anywhere between six months and a year. It is a legal contract! A lease can be established either verbally or through a written agreement.  As a landlord, it’s […]

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How to Be a Long-Distance Landlord

McCaw Property Management

Being a remote landlord is not something to fear. Technology has made things convenient for landlords to buy a property and manage it from a distance. We recognize the challenges faced by long-distance landlords who are operating their rental homes from afar. This is why remote landlords must concentrate on the foundation of good property […]

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Short-Term Vs Long-Term Rentals

Real estate investors have the option to rent their property for a short or long-term period. Many choose to market a long term rental, however, not all properties are suitable for it. In this article we will discuss the difference between a long-term and a short-term rental along with their advantages and disadvantages. We hope […]

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What exactly is “Normal Wear and Tear”

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It is inevitable that a tenant causes damage to your property at some point during your career as a landlord and usually occurs in one of two ways: normal wear and tear or excessive property damage. As a landlord, telling the difference between the two types of damage can help you avoid conflicts with your […]

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How to Increase Your Income Without Raising Rent

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Operating a rental unit can be a major source of both regular and passive income. But when looking to expand your rental business and create new revenue streams, it can be a challenge without raising your rent. Raising the rent may turn tenants away or discourage them from renewing the lease. So, you may ask […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Showing a Property with Tenants

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Once a prospective renter shows interest in your property, you’ll want to schedule a property showing. Generally, most prospective renters will not sign a lease agreement until they’ve physically inspected the property. But what if your current tenant has yet to vacate your unit? In this case, it’s still possible to show your occupied rental […]

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Top 7 Amenities Renters Can’t Resist in Dallas

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Competing landlords in Dallas may price their rentals at the same rate. But what sets them apart from each other are the different conveniences they offer to a renter. As each prospect will have different needs, they prioritize some amenities over others. For example, a family residing in a rental home will require more outdoor […]

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Risks of Having a Vacant Rental Property

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Over the course of managing your rental, you’re bound to deal with property vacancies at some point. When this happens, set out to find new renters immediately. This will help mitigate a loss of income from an empty unit. What most property investors fail to consider is the risk of having vacant units, such as […]

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