As I meet potential clients, the first thing they say to me is "I want to buy, but I need to fix my credit". This is all too common with first time home buyers, so I figured I'd share some of my own
Tips For Landlords And Property Managers
Lessen your liabilities by following these simple tips. Become a model landlord with less to no stress.
Qualify a tenant before entering into a formal agreement.
Be sure to evaluate all applicants in a fair and nondiscriminatory manner.
Check with present and past employers as indicated on the application.
Run a credit check with one of the credit agencies—but be careful.
Check prior landlords and references.
Consider running criminal background checks.
Cultivate responsible tenants.
Be responsive when issues arise.
Be clear on where you stand.
Don’t get caught unaware.
In general, whatever you offer should be offered equally to all applicants.
There is a reason property managers use the same “move-in special” for months at a time.
Documenting the logic behind the decisions can protect you.
Business necessity is a valid reason, if other methods have failed.
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