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Ask Landlord Hank

Ask Landlord Hank

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...

I Have A Tenant Couple Who Fight On A Regular Basis – What Do...

Ask Landlord Hank this week is the question, "What do you do with a tenant couple who fight on a regular basis in your rental and calls the police ?"  Each week veteran landlord...
Dear Landlord Hank: Running Children Upstairs Disturbing Downstairs Tenant What Do We Do?

Dear Landlord Hank: Running Children Upstairs Disturbing Downstairs Tenant What Do We Do?

The problem is back, again, with tenant complaints about noisy, running children. In this week's Ask Landlord Hank question he deals with children upstairs distributing downstairs tenant and offers some advice. Hank is a...
Ask Landlord Hank: How Do We Get Our Renters to Move So Family Can Move In?

Ask Landlord Hank: How Do We Get Our Renters to Move So Family Can...

In this week’s Ask Landlord Hank question, he gives his thoughts on  how to get renters to move out so family can move in the time of eviction moratoria and covid-19. Dear Landlord Hank: I generously...
Ask Landlord Hank: What Should We Do About A Hoarder?

Ask Landlord Hank: What Should We Do About A Hoarder?

In this week’s Ask Landlord Hank question, he gives his thoughts on dealing with a hoarder tenant in the time of eviction moratoria and covid-19. Dear Landlord Hank: Twenty years ago, we rented the lower part...
Ask Landlord Hank: What’s Your Advice On Renting During the Moratorium on Evictions?

Ask Landlord Hank: What’s Your Advice On Renting During the Moratorium on Evictions?

In this week’s Ask Landlord Hank question, he gives his thoughts on best practices for renting during the moratorium on evictions to new tenants. Dear Landlord Hank: I'd love to know your thoughts or advice on renting...
bed bug removal ask landlord hank

Dear Landlord Hank: Who Pays for Bed Bug Removal?

In this week’s Ask Landlord Hank question he deals, again, with the bed bug removal question in rental property and who should pay the cost. Dear Landlord Hank: In the city of Aurora, Colorado, is it...
Ask Landlord Hank: How Should We Handle An Already Slow-Paying Tenant Now?

Ask Landlord Hank: How Should We Handle An Already Slow-Paying Tenant Now?

In this week’s Ask Landlord Hank question he deals with how to handle an already slow-paying tenant in the COVID-19 environment. Dear Landlord Hank, We have a tenant who never pays her rent on time and who...