Saturday, September 18, 2021

Management & Maintenance

This department of Rental Housing Journal is your source for property management and maintenance information. Whether you’re an independent landlord, portfolio manager, on-site community manager, leasing agent or apartment maintenance professional, the site is dedicated to bringing tips, best practices and information to help make your job easier and keep you up to date and educated.

What to Do During Plumbing Emergencies In Rental Property

What Are First Steps In Plumbing Emergencies In Rental Property?

How to handle plumbing emergencies in rental property is this week's maintenance tip from Keepe, the on-demand maintenance company. If you manage rental property, you and your tenants are bound to experience plumbing emergencies at...
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...
How to Remove Smoke Smells From a Rental Unit

6 Ways To To Rid Smoke Smells From Rental Units

Here are 6 ways to rid smoke smells from your rental units because sometimes despite a landlord's best screening efforts and a property manager's rules against smoking, you can still end up needing to...
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...
6 signs air conditioner repair may be needed at your rental property

Is Air Conditioning In Your Rentals Ready For This Heat?

Temperatures are getting really hot this summer and air conditioning repair is not a surprise you want when tenants call. This week's maintenance tip from Keepe is to watch for 6 signs you may...
What Are the 3 Most Important Things to Tenants Post-Pandemic?

What Are the 3 Most Important Things to Tenants Post-Pandemic?

Tenants are thinking a little differently now post-pandemic, so what are the 3 most important things to tenants and what  things in rentals are they are looking for these days? By Justin Becker There is no...
Why I Like My Rental Properties’ Nosy Neighbors

Why I Like My Rental Properties’ Nosy Neighbors

As landlords we want to know who is on our rental properties and what they are doing there, but we are not always on our property but often neighbors are nearby. So what is...
11 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Property Manager or property management Company

11 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Property Manager or Company

If you are looking considering hiring a property manager or property management company to handle your rentals here are 11 questions to ask when hiring a property manager from veteran Justin Becker. By Justin Becker If...
The Scoop On How Pet DNA Testing Fixes Your Apartment Poop Problem

The Scoop On How Pet DNA Testing Fixes Your Apartment Poop Problem

Pets are a way of life in rental housing and if you want your rentals fully leased, pet owners are a key tenant demographic you want to keep and apartment pet DNA testing can...
Will You Be Ready When the Eviction Moratorium Ends?

Will You Be Ready When the Eviction Moratorium Ends?

The national eviction moratorium will end in about a month and as a landlord do you have a plan? Which of three buckets will you be in? That is this month’s article by veteran...