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The Tenant Reference Check: Choose Your Words Carefully

Posted January 30th, 2015 by Colin McCarthy in Legal Issues, Tenant Relations, Tips & Advice

Sticking to the facts is the best way to respond to a tenant reference check. (iStock) Not only am I a lawyer, but I am a husband and father of three.  In the little free time I have,  I often find myself mediating disputes not among my clients or pa

Hiring a Property Manager — Expert Advice

Five property management experts reveal what a candidate applying for a property manager job at their businesses must have to make the cut. Are property management skills, education, and experience most important to general managers of companies hiring new team

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Focus on Fido to Fetch Great Tenants

Consumers love their pets. According to the Associated Press, Americans were projected to spend an all-time high of $60 billion on their furry friends in 2014 — a total that’s not shocking when you consider that Doga (yes, Dog Yoga)

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In-Law Apartments Are Hot Properties

In-laws get a bad rap. From The Honeymooners to Everybody Loves Raymond to today’s Black-ish, TV has mined living with the in-laws for sitcom gold. But when the word “in-law” is married with “apartment,” the result for real estate pros

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Free 2014 Tax Guide for Property Managers

The new year is here, but all of us have one more piece of unfinished business from 2014: preparing and filing tax returns. Even if you’ve handled your taxes yourself in the past, it’s a challenge to stay on top

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Tenant Complaints: How to Handle Noisy Tenants

Five property management professionals give their expert advice on apartment rules and managing conflict when tenants “just can’t get along.” Noisy tenants and the people they annoy. Every property manager has to deal with them. But what do you do

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