Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Home Management & Maintenance Ask Landlord Hank

Ask Landlord Hank

Ask Landlord Hank

Can Tenants Dictate When I Need To Enter My Rental?

Can Tenants Dictate When I Need To Enter My Rental?

When a landlord needs to "enter my rental" to fix or prevent a maintenance problem how much notice is required for tenants is this week's question. On his page,  Ask Landlord Hank answers questions from...
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...
What To Do About Unauthorized Tenants in My Rental Landlord Hank?

What To Do About Unauthorized Tenants in My Rental?

The challenge of how to deal with unauthorized tenants who are not on the lease for your rental property is the question for Ask Landlord Hank. Remember Hank is not an attorney and he is...
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...
How Can I Get A Tenant To Stop Smoking In Non-Smoking Unit Landlord Hank?

How Can I Get A Tenant To Stop Smoking In My Non-Smoking Unit?

A property manager asks this week how to stop tenant smoking in a non-smoking unit, is a question that comes up often. So  how to prove tenant smoking is the question for Ask Landlord...
How Should I Best Assess Late Fees For My Rentals?

How Should I Best Assess Late Fees For My Rentals?

How best to assess late fees for rentals is the question this week for Ask Landlord Hank. Remember Hank is not an attorney and he is not offering legal advice. If you have a question...
Who’s Responsible For Smoke Detector Batteries In Rentals Landlord Hank??

Who’s Responsible For Smoke Detector Batteries In Rentals?

Replacing smoke detector batteries in rentals is a question that comes up often. So whose responsibility is it is the question this week for Ask Landlord Hank. Remember Hank is not an attorney and he...
Landlord references from ask landlord hank

What Should I Ask A Previous Landlord About My Tenant Applicant?

This week the question for Ask Landlord Hank comes from a landlord asking about landlord references for his tenant applicant. Dear Landlord Hank, What should I be asking a prospective tenant’s landlord, or previous landlord references,...
How Do You Tell A Routine Tenant Maintenance Request from a Real Emergency Landlord Hank?

How Do You Tell A Routine Maintenance Request from a Real Emergency?

How do you tell when a tenant has a routine maintenance request or a real emergency is the question this week for Ask Landlord Hank. Remember Hank is not an attorney and he is not...
Landlord Hank: How Can You Help Out a Tenant with Bad Credit?

Landlord Hank: How Can You Help Out a Tenant with Bad Credit?

How can you help out a tenant with bad credit is is the question this week for Ask Landlord Hank. Remember Hank is not an attorney and he is not offering legal advice. If...