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November, 2017 - Move-Out Inspection



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October, 2017 - Repair What You Provide & Promise

September, 2017 - Purpose and Use of Security Deposits


August, 2017 - Verify Income and Employment

July, 2017 - Satellite Dishes & Antennas

June, 2017 - SECURITY DEPOSIT RULES

May, 2017 - Getting The Tenant Moved In

April, 2017 - Avoiding Fair Housing Complaints and Lawsuits

March, 2017 - HOW MUCH CAN YOU RAISE THE RENT?

February 2017 - CO-TENANTS

January 2017 - SERVICING LEASES

December 2016 - AVOIDING ILLEGAL DISCRIMINATION

November 2016 - Choosing Tenants-Rental Applications

October 2016 - PURCHASING RENTAL PROPERTY

September 2016 - Showing Property to Prospective Buyers

August 2016 - Home Inspections

July 2016 - Creating a Maintenance and Repair Strategy

June 2016 - Serving Eviction Notices

May 2016 - Rental Application Instructions

April 2016 - Market Ready Check List for Apartments

March 2016 - What To Do When Tenants Unreasonably Deny Entry

February 2016 - MAILBOXES

January 2016 - PAINTING


December 2015 - THE APARTMENT-PRODUCT PREPARATION

November 2015 - Avoiding the Tenant from Hell

October 2015 - Deferred Maintenance

September 2015 - What Tenants Want

August 2015 - RECOMMENDATIONS


July 2015 - Maintenance

June 2015 - Check Credit Reports

May 2015 - Preventative Maintenance-Common Problem Areas


APRIL 2015 - GOOD TIMES AHEAD FOR LANDLORDS?

March 2015 - MANAGING RESIDENTS

February 2015 - Take Your Time to Evaluate Applications

January 2015 - THE LANDLORDS HANDBOOK-2nd EDITION

December 2014 - Landlord-Tenant Relationship

November 2014 - THE GOLDEN RULES OF LANDORD-TENANT RELATIONSHIPS


October 2014 - Verifying the Identity of all Adults

September 2014 - Signing a Rental Agreement

August 2014 - CURB APPEAL


July 2014 - Getting the Property to Rent Itself

June 2014 - CHARGING LATE FEES

May 2014 - GETTING THE LANDLORD’S APPROVAL

April 2014 - Applying the Security Deposit to the Last Months Rent

March 2014 - LEAD-BASED PAINT


February 2014 - RESERVE FUNDS

January 2014 - MOVING IN THE TENTANTS

December 2013 - IT PAYS TO RENOVATE

November 2013 - Creating a Budget and Managing Your Cash Flow

October 2013 - Carbon Monoxide

September 2013 - REVIEWING AND SIGNING DOCUMENTS

August 2013 - Apartment Maintenance-Plumbing

July 2013 - Relationship Advice

June 2013 - Curb Appeal

May 2013 - Working With Your Manager

April 2013 - Techniques and Tools for Managing

March 2013 - HOW RENT IS PAID

February 2013 - Guidelines for Rental Applications


January 2013 - The Presentation of Your Paperwork

December 2012 - SECURITY DEPOSIT DEDUCTIONS

November 2012 - RETURNING SECURITY DEPOSITS-MOVE OUT ISSUES

October 2012 - Character Traits of a Good Property Manager

September 2012 - PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS

August 2012 - Selling Your Home

July 2012 - Tenant Education

June 2012 - BROKEN LEASES

May 2012 - QUICK RESPONSES TO MAINTENANCE REQUESTS

April 2012 - REMODELING

March 2012 - Choosing Tenants-Your Most Important Decision

February 2012 - ORGANIZE YOUR TENANT RECORDS

January 2012 - RENTING "AS IS"


December 2011 - RESIDENTAL RENT INCREASES

November 2011 - Key Points of Maintenance

October 2011 - Supervision of Maintenance

September 2011 - Maintenance Planning

August 2011 - Permissible Tenant Selection Criteria

July 2011 - TENANT SELECTION

June 2011 - RESERVE FUNDS

May 2011 - ECONOMY

April 2011 - Managing Tenant Relations

March 2011 - Renter's Insurance

February 2011 - Renewing Leases

January 2011 - Tenant's Right to Privacy

December 2010 - APPLICATIONS FOR RENTALS

November 2010 - PROFITABLY MANAGING YOUR RENTAL PROPERTIES

October 2010 - Helpful Suggestions for Negotiating with Tenants

September 2010 - Evaluating Rental Applications

August 2010 - Making the Rent

July 2010 - Making the Rent

June 2010 - Making the Rent

May 2010 - Making the Rent

April 2010 - Making the Rent

March 2010 - CARBON MONOXIDE

February 2010 - Curb Appeal

January 2010 - Mold - The Best Way to Avoid Problems

December 2009 - Negotiating a Settlement: Start by Talking

November 2009 - Showing Property to Prospective Buyers

October 2009 - Rent & Security Deposits

September 2009 - Tenant Selection: the Basics

August 2009 - Communication with Tenants

July 2009 - Investments in Blighted Areas

June 2009 - Twilight Zones

May 2009 - Occupancy Standards

 
April 2009 - Kitchens

March 2009 - Window Treatments

February 2009 - LIGHT FIXTURES AND APPLIANCES

January 2009 - Interior Maintenance

December 2008 - PROPERTY MAINTENANCE

November 2008 - Dealing with Past Due Rent

October 2008 - OUTLETS

September 2008 - Credit Score cont.

August 2008 - Credit Score

July 2008 - The Brass Tacks of Managing Rentals

June 2008 - Independent Contractors

May 2008 - TAKEOVER PROCEDURES

April 2008 - SCOPE OF AGENCY AUTHORITY

March 2008 - ANTICIPATE  CHANGE

February 2008 - DUTIES OF THE PROPERTY MANAGER

January 2008 - Introduction to Professional Property Management

December 2007 - MOVE-OUT


November 2007 - Zoning History


October 2007 - The Brass Tacks of Managing Rentals


September 2007 - PREPARING YOUR RENTAL PROPERTY FOR PROSECTIVE TENANTS:

August 2007 - Renter's Insurance

July 2007 - SUPPLYING SMOKE DETECTORS

June 2007 - Defining “ordinary wear and tear”

May 2007 - Cover your Assets-Renter’s Insurance

April 2007 - The Risks of Partial Payments

March 2007 - History of Bathrooms in America

February 2007 - Making the Rent

January 2007 - Window Functions

December 2006 - Plumbing systems

November 2006 - FOOTINGS & FOUNDATION WALLS

October 2006 - AMPING UP

September 2006 - Quality of Neighborhood Life  (Part #1)

August 2006 - Physical Characteristics

July 2006 - CARBON MONOXIDE

June 2006 - MOVING INTO A RENTAL

May 2006 - BACK TO BASICS

April 2006 - ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES - Continued

March 2006 - ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES - Continued

February 2006 - ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

January 2006 - PURCHASING CONSIDERATIONS

December 2005 - TYPES OF MAINTENANCE

November 2005 - PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE

October 2005 - PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE

September 2005 - Can you collect a Judgment if you win?

August 2005 - Managing Manufactured Home Parks

July 2005 - Neighborhood Life Cycles

June 2005 - Educating the Tenants

May, 2005 - MANAGING AND TURNING AROUND TROUBLED PROPERTIES

April, 2005 - MOBILE HOME PARKS - Role of the Property Manager

March, 2005 - PARTIAL RENT PAYMENTS

February, 2005 - GETTING GOOD REVIEWS

January, 2005 - UPSELLING (cont. from 12/04)

December, 2004 - UPSELLING

November, 2004 - Curb Appeal Checklist

October, 2004 - The Professional Property Manager

September, 2004 - Can you collect a Judgement if you win?

August, 2004 - Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

July, 2004 - Demographics & Long Term Planning

June, 2004 - Maintenance

May, 2004 - THE PROFESSIONAL PROPERTY MANAGER

April, 2004 - HOW MONTH TO MONTH TENANCIES END

March, 2004 - TENANT TRAPS

February, 2004 - HOW TO INSPECT AN OLDER HOUSE

January, 2004 - PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE

December, 2003 - DEFECTIVE WINDOWS

November, 2003 - RENT COLLECTION

October, 2003 - VERIFICATION POLCIES

September, 2003 - FILL OUT THE LANDLORD-TENANT CHECKLIST

August, 2003 - INADEQUATE WIRING and Family Member Definitions

July, 2003 - LEASE SUCCESSION OR TERMINATION

June, 2003 - MOVING IN NEW TENANTS

May, 2003 - EVOLUTION OF PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

April, 2003 - Mediation<

March, 2003 - RENT COLLECTION POLICIES

February, 2003 - LEASING LEGENDS-LEASING LOSERS
Know the difference.

January, 2003 - WHAT IS DEDUCTIBLE FROM THE SECURITY DEPOSIT?

December, 2002 - SIGNS OF THE TIMES - APARTMENT MARKETING

November, 2002 - GLOSSARY OF TERMS

October, 2002 - RECYCLING (Part 2) WHY RECYCLE?

September, 2002 - RECYCLING (Part I) INTRODUCTION

August, 2002 - INSULATION

July, 2002 - OBSOLESCENCE

June, 2002 - HOW TO PAY FOR YOUR MORTGAGE: PART II

May, 2002 - HOW TO PAY FOR YOUR MORTGAGE

April, 2002 - Home Safety Tips

March, 2002 - PROPERTY CONDITION DISCLOSURE ACT

February, 2002 - ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS-LEAD PAINT

January, 2002 - CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS

December, 2001 - RENOVATIONS

November, 2001 - COMPENSATION

October, 2001 - HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR MOBILE HOME?

September, 2001 EVICTION: The ugliest word in Landlording

August, 2001 - THERE'S NO PURCHASE LIKE A HOME

JULY, 2001 - FOR SELLERS: KNOW THE MARKET WHEN YOU SELL

JUNE, 2001 - EVOLUTION OF THE BEDROOM

May, 2001 - Financing

April, 2001 - INVESTING IN DUE DILIGENCE PAYS OFF

March, 2001 -ITEMIZE DAMAGE DEDUCTIONS

February, 2001 - Repairs & Remodeling

January, 2001 - Servicing your Client

December, 2000 - Smoke Detectors

November, 2000-Landlords

October, 2000 - Renters

September, 2000 - Buyers/Renters

August, 2000 - Buyers/Renters

July, 2000 - Buyers/Renters

June, 2000 - For Investors/Landlords

May, 2000 - For Renters

April, 2000 - Buyers/Sellers

March, 2000 - Buyers/Sellers

February, 2000 - Buyers/Sellers

January, 2000


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