Author Archives: JoshCork

How to be a landlord: How to get tenants

In this post I’ll be covering a step by step guide on how to get tenants. This is the second post in our 5 part series on “How to be a Landlord”. Advertising to tenants One of the most important tasks … Continue reading

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How to be a Landlord: Getting Ready

Welcome to our “How to be a Landlord” primer.  This is the first of a 5 part series that will walk you through the basics of how to be a landlord.  Each post can be read independently but they do … Continue reading

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Rental Property Maintenance Schedule

Why is scheduling regular rental property maintenance and using a template is a good idea. New landlords ask me all the time how to go about getting in to perform regular maintenance on their homes while the tenants are living … Continue reading

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Geico Renters Insurance is our favorite!

Assuming you are reading this post because you’re considering getting Geico renters insurance you can give yourself a big hi-5 (or really any renters insurance at all)!  You’re making a great decision as a renter to protect yourself.  We can … Continue reading

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Landlord / Tenant 30 Day Notice Template

As a landlord you can pre-print this template and include it in your packet of documents that you give to your tenant when they sign on with you.  That’s what Lee and I like to do with our tenants so … Continue reading

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Landlords Insurance coverage is your friend!

Landlords – Insurance Covers some of the following liabilities discussed in this post. We also talk about why you would want to purchase Landlord’s Insurance Coverage in this post. Continue reading

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Landlord Liability Checklist

In today’s world it’s important to think about your liability as a landlord. In this post we describe some of the things to think about as a landlord with respect to liability issues that could come up. We also offer a checklist of things to think about that you can download and keep with your rental property materials for each new rental property to you start to lease out. Continue reading

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Residential Rental Agreements

So getting your hands on a great residential rental agreement for free is a tricky one! Protecting yourself and your family should be paramount when selecting a residential rental agreement to use for your business.  In this post we will … Continue reading

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Free Rental Application Rental Form

The rental application rental form is used to help you screen and keep track of your applicants.  This form asks for basic information from the potential tenant including things like previous rental history, employment history, references, etc. and is intended … Continue reading

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Free Lease Break Agreement Rental Form

The early lease break agreement is another very handy free rental form that we’ve used quite a few times over the years.  You will use the lease break agreement rental form for agreeing to terms and conditions by which you … Continue reading

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