The Threat of Rental Scams and What You Should Know About It

The threat of rental scams is a major source of worry for both the landlords and the tenants in the recent times. Scammers posing as landlords have become a very real challenge for renters looking for a home. When asked for personal or financial information, renters/tenants readily provide it to scammers without suspecting a thing. And today, where technology has …

How to Successfully Review and Clarify Lease Agreements with New Tenants

Leasing out a property to tenants is a business agreement. ¬†This means you are allowing others to lease your property for a determined price and length of time. The lease conditions are extremely important and equivalent to a business arrangement and must be taken as such. There are many who rent out properties, but few who understand the importance of …

College Town Rental Investments: Advantages and Disadvantages

Investment in rented properties can be highly profitable if you have steady income flow from the tenants. But, in cases of rented houses, getting a good tenant and keeping them for a specified period of time can be problematic. Therefore, investors keep an eye on tenants who occupy the property for a particular period of time because it opens up …

How Much Is Renters Insurance and Is It Worth It?

When it comes to buying insurances, most of the Americans show utter negligence. According to the Insurance Information Institute, as many as 95% of the homeowners buy home insurances for the safety and security of their newly bought homes. But, such awareness is not present in mortgage lenders. As per one recent survey, almost 60% of the renters do not …

Tenancy Laws and Rights for the Citizens of Arizona

It is imperative that a person understands the laws and implications with regard to tenancy. This post highlights the laws pertaining to the rights of a tenant in the state of Arizona and how he/she can deal with a landlord, the court of law and other matters. Legal Communication All communication between the landlord and the tenant must be documented. …

Medical Marijuana and Property Management in Arizona

While the U.S Federal Law deems the usage of marijuana as being illegal, most states do not have very clear laws or policies in place with regard to the same. This has led to a dilemma between the landlords and the tenants who possess state medical cards permitting the use of marijuana. In November 2010, the state of Arizona passed …