Thursday, October 6, 2022

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.

Are the water heaters in your rental housing earthquake ready and and legally secured in the event of an earthquake?

Earthquakes And Water Heaters: Are Your Rental Properties Ready?

Are the water heaters in your rental housing earthquake ready and and legally secured in the event of an earthquake? Everyone has heard of the “big one,” the big earthquake that could strike but few...
Can I Insist A Long-Term Tenant Fill Out A New Application?

Can I Insist A Long-Term Tenant Fill Out A New Application?

Should a landlord require a long-term tenant to fill out a new application is the question this week for Ask Landlord Hank. Remember Hank is not an attorney and is not offering legal advice. If...
7 ways to deal with uncooperative tenants so you can act quickly, stay within legal limits and document your interactions with problem tenants.

7 Ways To Deal With Uncooperative Tenants

7 ways to deal with uncooperative tenants so you can act quickly, stay within legal limits and document your interactions with problem tenants. By Justin Becker When you’re a landlord or property manager, there are a...
Does Landlord Have to Provide Housing During Rental Renovation?

Does Landlord Have to Provide Housing During Rental Renovation

Does a landlord have to provide housing during rental renovation is the question this week for Ask Landlord Hank. Remember Hank is not an attorney and is not offering legal advice. If you have...
Here are 5 keys to attracting and retaining qualified team members during high-turnover seasons in the rental property business.

5 Keys To Attracting and Retaining Qualified Team Members

Here are 5 keys to attracting and retaining qualified team members during high-turnover season in the rental property business. By Kurtis Strauel Mark-Taylor Residential The multifamily housing community is growing at an incredible rate, creating new opportunities...
6 signs your rental property air conditioner may not be ready for this heat so check up now because air conditioning repair is not a surprise you want when tenants call.

6 Signs Your Rental Air Conditioning May Not Be Ready For This Heat

6 signs your rental property air conditioner may not be ready for this heat so check up now because air conditioning repair is not a surprise you want when tenants call. This week's maintenance...
6 Trigger Words And Questions Every Landlord Should Listen For

6 Trigger Words And Questions Every Landlord Should Listen For

Trigger words and questions from potential tenants and rental applicants that every landlord should listen for and consider. By David Pickron You can hardly turn on a television or read a newsfeed where you don’t encounter...
A landlord wants to make new rules after tenants moved in because tenants refused landlord request to move an item in yard is the question this week for Ask Landlord Hank.

Can I Make New Rules After Tenants Move In?

A landlord wants to make new rules after tenants moved in because tenants refused landlord request to move an item in yard is the question this week for Ask Landlord Hank. Remember Hank is...
Three questions about employment involving potential applicants income for landlords and investors to check in today’s challenging market about tenants.

Tough Times Ahead: Analyze More Than Just A Tenant Applicant’s Income

Three questions about employment involving potential applicants income for landlords and investors to check in today’s challenging market about tenants. By Scot Aubrey Everyone loves a good survivor story.  Whether it is a group of 12...
The basement is an important part of your property to protect so let's take a look at the issues around how to best waterproof your rental property basement.

How To Waterproof Your Rental Property Basement

The basement is an important part of your property to protect so let's take a look at the issues around how to best waterproof your rental property basement. By Phil Schaller Aside from providing additional living...