Beware of Prejudices and Equal Housing Rules Here

Beware of Prejudices and Equal Housing Rules Here
Did you know a tenant belonging to a minority group can file a discrimination lawsuit if you require a background check without their consent?Equal housing rules protect people from discrimination when trying to obtain housing. Lawmakers instituted these standards to protect peop...

5 Rent Collection Tips for Beginning Property Managers

5 Rent Collection Tips for Beginning Property Managers
The average income for a landlord in the United States is $68,920 per year. Property ownership can be lucrative, but it's also a big hassle.Most people would love to join the industry but can't imagine fighting with tenants over rent. Finances can be sensitive, so you mus...

Why Is Tenant Screening Important for First-Time Landlords?

Why Is Tenant Screening Important for First-Time Landlords?
Did you know that, on average, a landlord has three properties registered to their name? Research also shows that only 45% of landlords manage their individual properties. The other percentage of landlords find a third-party property management company to handle the job.One ...

5 Questions to Ask Your Potential Property Management Company

5 Questions to Ask Your Potential Property Management Company
Did you know there are 10.6 million people in the US alone who own rental properties?Many of these people choose to work with a property management company to take care of their investments. If you've ever considered working with someone to manage your properties, it can...

Rent Collection: What to Do When Your Pittsburgh Tenants Don't Pay

Rent Collection: What to Do When Your Pittsburgh Tenants Don't Pay
Landlords evict around 3.7 million tenants every year. Eviction is the last resort a landlord takes when a tenant won't pay their rent, but it's a legal tool that they must use at times.Tenants agree to pay you a monthly rate for the apartments you rent them. But unfortun...

Top Real Estate Investing Terms and Definitions

Top Real Estate Investing Terms and Definitions
According to the 2020 census, 36% of occupied units in the United States are rentals.With such a large amount of rentals, it's no wonder that people are so interested in investing in real estate. But getting into it can feel like getting thrown into the de...

What is an Apartment Property Management Company?

What is an Apartment Property Management Company?
Real estate makes up 16% of America's GDP. The market for property managers is worth nearly $5 billion. Managing a property on your own is difficult, and it gets even harder when you're putting it up for rent. Every unit has to be maintained and kept occupied fo...

Pennsylvania Eviction Laws: What You Need to Know

Pennsylvania Eviction Laws: What You Need to Know
According to Princeton University, landlords file 3.7 million eviction cases in an average year. The pandemic brought some respite, but the PA Supreme Court closed the eviction protection moratorium in May 2020.Clearly, neither the tenant nor the landlord ever wants things to get...

What Is an Eviction Protection Declaration? A Closer Look

What Is an Eviction Protection Declaration? A Closer Look
Evicting tenants is an unpleasant but sometimes necessary part of property management. Finding great tenants is the first step to success, but sometimes it's easier said than done.Have your tenants stopped paying rent? Have they violated their lease agreement or begun perform...

Pre Screening Questions for Tenants: A Quick Guide

Pre Screening Questions for Tenants: A Quick Guide
Statistics show that over 10 million Americans earn some amount of income from renting real estate.Are you looking to get into rental housing? What will your process be for finding tenants to live there? How can you increase your odds of getting great people to rent from you?Tena...
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