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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 Tough Times Ahead… Analyze More Than Just an Applicants’ Income

Everyone loves a good survivor story. Whether it is a group of 12 boys rescued from a cave in Thailand or the indomitable spirit of a soldier who endured more than two and a half years as a POW durin...

Wednesday, April 27, 2022 Why Tenant Screening Must Include Nationwide Checks

For the first 100 years of being a country, the United States was comprised of small, rural family or ethnic groups that thrived upon sharing resources to support their entire community. Over the las...

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 Three Steps to Becoming a Successful, Lazy Landlord

On my first trip to the doctors office this year I went through that painful experience that we all must endure… updating my personal and health information. My brain immediately goes into shut down ...

Thursday, February 24, 2022 Can One Bad Applicant Spoil the Whole Bunch?

It might seem like an antiquated phrase since most of us no longer buy apples by the bunch, but the concerns about one bad apple spoiling the whole bunch are real. As it applies to our industry, this...

Thursday, January 13, 2022 Trigger Words Every Landlord Should Listen For

You can hardly turn on a TV or read a newsfeed where you don’t encounter the term “trigger words.” While there are some universally accepted trigger words, like racial or ethnic slurs, most people or ...

Monday, January 3, 2022 Don’t Trust Your Move-in inspection to Memory or a document

It’s a scenario we are all familiar with, the rental car inspection process prior to receiving the keys. Think back to the last time you were asked to walk around the vehicle with your half sheet of p...

Thursday, December 2, 2021 Your Short-Term Rentals Can Generate 6x Gains

Rarely in life can the quick version of anything ever compete with the more time intensive “real deal.” Think of any instant food and you will quickly realize that I’m telling the truth. The same ha...

Monday, November 15, 2021 ‘Tis the Season for Separation

Let’s face it, this time of year it is easy to want to shut things down and just enjoy family, friends, food, and football. For many of us, the holiDAYS turn into holiMONTHS, starting with a mid-Nove...

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 Rent…….On time Every time

History is littered with what, at the time, were considered “game changers.” Those game changers have become commonplace in our current world; when was the last time you marveled at the technological...

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 Don’t Let Rental Criteria Be Your Kryptonite

Hypothetically, let’s say that last week an individual named Javier applied at one of your properties. His credit score was low and payment history showed a lengthy history of difficulty in keeping c...

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 What Drives Your Management Style?

As the end of summer looms near, I am looking back fondly on all the adventures this season held for me. Like many of you, I found myself behind the wheel driving long distances. One of the things t...

Thursday, July 22, 2021 Crazy Landlord Times; Are We Near the End?

Like many of you, I was blessed to experience the 80’s as a teenager. The hair, the movies, and most of all the music, were iconic. One of my favorite bands was Journey, and I knew all their lyrics,...

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