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Ask Landlord Hank

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Ask Landlord Hank - My Tenant’s Moving Out Before Lease Ends, What Should I Do?

My Tenant’s Moving Out Before Lease Ends, What Should I Do?

If the tenant tells you they are moving out before lease ends, what should you do is the question for Ask Landlord Hank this week. Dear Landlord Hank, My tenant signed a six-month lease and is planning...
The Utility of Reviewing Your Tenant Utility Billing Practices

Should I Turn On The Utilities and Power For New Tenant Moving In?

Should you turn on the utilities for a new tenant coming from out of state is the question for Ask Landlord Hank this week. Dear Landlord Hank, I have someone moving in on Saturday and coming here from out...
I Am Afraid Tenants Will Abuse Gated Driveway; What Can I Do? Ask Landlord Hank

I Am Afraid Tenants Will Abuse Gated Driveway; What Can I Do?

A gated driveway can provide extra security for tenants, but also added costs which is the question for Ask Landlord Hank this week. Dear Landlord Hank: I have a gated driveway to a triplex. I'm concerned...
Can You Evict a Tenant for Discharging a Pistol?

Can You Evict a Tenant for Discharging a Pistol?

Guns in apartments can be a difficult question for landlords and this week the question for Ask Landlord Hank involves whether you can evict a tenant for discharging a pistol. Dear Landlord Hank: Can a tenant...
Renting during the moratorium ask Landlord Hank

Do You Know The 5 Questions Landlord Hank Asks Tenants When They Call?

Ask Landlord Hank is done each week by veteran landlord and property manager Hank Rossi who takes on questions each week from landlords and property managers. His goal is to help educate fellow landlords and...
Rental Has No-Pet Policy;  What Are My Rights Regarding Therapy Or Service Dogs?

Rental Has No-Pet Policy;  What Are My Rights Regarding Therapy Or Service Dogs?

The Ask Landlord Hank question this week for veteran real estate investor and landlord Hank Ross involves a landlord's question about a no-pet policy and therapy or service dogs Dear Landlord Hank: I am in the...
Ask Landlord Hank: I Am Thinking About Buying A Duplex

Ask Landlord Hank: I Am Thinking About Buying A Duplex

What to consider when buying a duplex is this week's question for veteran real estate investor and property manager Hank Rossi for Ask Landlord Hank. Dear Landlord Hank, I am interested in buying a duplex, can...
Do I Have to Paint and Replace Flooring for a Long-Term Tenant?

Do I Have to Paint and Replace Flooring for a Long-Term Tenant?

When do rental property managers have an obligation to do upgrades for long-term tenants, such as replace flooring or painting, is the question this week for Ask Landlord Hank. Dear Landlord Hank, I have had a...
Need to Sell A Rental Property, But Have Long-Term Tenant in Place

Need to Sell A Rental Property, But Have Long-Term Tenant in Place

When to sell a rental property is a question faced by many real estate investors so in this week’s Ask Landlord Hank  he offers some suggestions. Dear Landlord Hank, We have a 13-year tenant, on month-to-month, with...
Ask Landlord Hank: I Think My Tenants Have Been Smoking Inside; How Do I Prove it?

Ask Landlord Hank: I Think My Tenants Have Been Smoking Inside; How Do I...

Tenants smoking inside rental property can be a real headache for property managers so in this week’s Ask Landlord Hank question he offers some suggestions on how to know find out if tenants have...