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Ask Landlord Hank

Ask Landlord Hank

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...
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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...
Ask Landlord Hank If A Tenant Dies, Does His Emotional Support Dog Become A Pet?

If A Tenant Dies, Does His Emotional Support Dog Become A Pet?

A landlord asks this week about an emotional support dog and a tenant who has passed away, so that is the question for Ask Landlord Hank. Remember Hank is not an attorney and he is...
Ask Landlord Hank: Should I Set Up A Legal Entity For My Rentals?

Ask Landlord Hank: Should I Set Up A Legal Entity For My Rentals?

A landlord asks this week about setting up a legal entity for his rentals, so that is the question for Ask Landlord Hank. Remember Hank is not an attorney and he is not offering...
Dear Landlord Hank: My Tenants Want A ‘Kiddie’ Pool

Dear Landlord Hank: My Tenants Want A ‘Kiddie’ Pool

A landlord's tenants want a kiddie pool in the backyard of the landlord's rental so that is the question for Ask Landlord Hank. Remember Hank is not an attorney and is not offering legal...
Ask Landlord Hank How Do I Stop Second-Hand Smoke Coming into My Apartment?

How Do I Stop Second-Hand Smoke Coming Into My Apartment?

We have been getting a lot of questions about second-hand smoke during the pandemic so if a tenant has a problem with second-hand smoke coming into their apartment, what should you do is the...
Will Some Landlords Overlook Tenant Bad Credit History?

Will Some Landlords Overlook Tenant Bad Credit History?

This week the question for Ask Landlord Hank is about how landlords and property managers look at bad credit history from a potential tenant. Dear Landlord Hank: Will some landlords overlook bad credit history if it was...