How to Keep Renters Happy

How to Keep Renters Happy

As a rental property owner, your tenants are the bread and butter of your business. Finding highly qualified tenants who pay on time, respect and care for your property, and are on good terms with other tenants and neighbors does not always come easy. That’s why if you find one, it’s important to go the extra mile to make them stay longer. In this article, we will share some effective tips on how to keep your renters happy, so they remain on your property for the long term. 1. Create a Clear Rental Agreement By making your rental agreement cle…

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How to Maintain Your Rental Property

How to Maintain Your Rental Property

Regular maintenance is crucial to keep rental properties in the best condition. As a rental property owner, you need to ensure that your property is well taken care of to keep your tenants happy and satisfied. A rental property that is maintained on a regular basis is appealing to tenants, allowing them to stay for the long term. However, keep in mind that taking care of a rental property is a shared responsibility of both landlords and tenants. It’s important for landlords and tenants to be aware of these responsibilities, which are typically…

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Utah Rental Laws - An Overview of Landlord Tenant Rights

Utah Rental Laws - An Overview of Landlord Tenant Rights

If you’re feeling in the dark over what laws you and your Utah tenants must follow, then you’ve come to the right place to learn about Utah law! As we all know, being a landlord comes with the responsibility of having legally compliant rental units once the rental agreement is signed. However, Utah landlord-tenant laws are meant to protect the rights of both landlords and their tenants. It’s a two-way street, and knowing each side of the legal expectations will only benefit you in the long run. Understanding the Utah landlord-tenant laws can m…

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Utah Fair Housing Act: an Overview

Utah Fair Housing Act: an Overview

The Fair Housing Act (FHA) mandates all housing-related activities to be free from discrimination on the basis of certain protected characteristics. When renting out your rental, for instance, the act requires that you do so fairly and consistently. And landlords aren’t the only ones required to abide by the FHA. Lenders and home sellers must also ensure their housing-related transactions are devoid of discrimination, as well. What is the state's FHA? How did it come about? Who enforces it? How can a housing provider avoid violating the act?…

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8 Tips for Getting Your Property Ready to Rent

8 Tips for Getting Your Property Ready to Rent

More often than not, tenants will move out of your rental relatively frequently, so getting the unit ready for a new tenant is a big part of the job. From marketing your unit and filling your vacancy quickly with another high-quality tenant to move-in inspections, being prepared will Here are a few tips on how to get your property rent-ready after an old tenant moves out. 1. Market Your Property On Multiple Listing Sites When trying to find new tenants, you’ll want to do so as quickly as possible without sacrificing a good tenant screening pro…

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