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Five Things You Should Know About Landlord Liability and Exposure

One of the benefits of renting a home rather than purchasing a home is passing liability off to a landlord. If something breaks or stops working or needs replacing, the tenant is not responsible financially for those types of issues. Of course, landlords take on a lot more liability than just the occasional leaky faucet …

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The Risks of Leaving a Rental Property Vacant

No landlord wants vacant rental properties, first and foremost because a vacant property isn’t bringing in any money. While in most cases the occasional vacancy is unavoidable, landlords should work to keep properties filled because not doing so can lead to costly issues. Even if a space isn’t currently occupied, it is imperative that a …

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Do You Need Rental House Insurance if You’re Renting Your Home?

For many American individuals and families, renting a home is a much more economically sound investment than buying a home. For the person renting out the home, however, there are a number of risks that need to be addressed before allowing anyone to live in a home they have purchased. Homeowners insurance policies can cover …

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Should You Hire A Leasing Agent to Help Rent Your Property?

Whether you own one property or 30, the most important goal for any landlord is keeping renters in every unit. That’s the only way to generate income for these units, but sometimes finding those renters can be a hassle. Plenty of people begin by managing every aspect of their property themselves, including advertising vacancies and …

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The Ultimate Guide to Purchasing Rental Property Insurance

Are you familiar with protecting your investment as an experienced rental property owner? If you are in the process of renting out a new home as a landlord, it may be beneficial for you to purchase rental property insurance. The perks of having this type of homeowners insurance are important to consider in case of unexpected emergencies. …

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The Ultimate Guide to Renting Out Your Property

Renting is growing increasingly popular in the United States. In fact, nearly 37 percent of households rented their home in 2016. This percentage represented the most American households electing to rent over home ownership in fifty years. Investors are taking advantage of this trend. Renting out your property is a great way to supplement monthly income. However, …

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6 Tips for Comparing Landlord Insurance Providers

If you own rental property, you need insurance designed specifically for landlords. As a landlord, you have many responsibilities. You must protect your property from a myriad of expected and unexpected situations and protect your tenants as well. Standard home insurance policies don’t often provide the specific coverage a landlord needs. So choosing the right …

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How Student Property Investment Can Benefit Landlords

The New York Times reported this year that the student housing market is booming, with big real estate developers and institutional investors all eager to get in on the trend. Student property investment is appealing to individual investors as well: college students provide a reliable stream of income for landlords. If you are considering becoming …

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