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What You’re Liable for When Renting an Apartment

Nobody ever wants to have some unforeseen accident occur in their home, but occasionally guests and visitors can get hurt right inside the walls of the apartment you’re renting. While the landlord is liable for certain aspects of the building, your apartment liability insurance also is expected to cover certain items. The following is a …

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Landlords’ Responsibilities to Their Tenants

If you’re a new landlord, you may be focused on preparing the property for potential tenants, along with marketing these spaces to them. Once tenants, are secured however, what is your responsibility to them? It’s important to understand your obligations as a landlord so not only protect your property investment, but also the relationships with …

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Spring Apartment Building Maintenance Tips

While just about every landlord understands that occasional apartment building maintenance is necessary to maintain a functioning, desirable rental property, spring is an especially good time to undertake some of those responsibilities since winters can be so punishing for buildings and the systems that allow those buildings to run smoothly. As winter wraps up and …

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Tips for Apartment Owners to Prevent Fire Hazards

One of the reasons fire insurance is included among most renter’s insurance for apartment owners is that all people need to be protected financially in case of a fire. In an apartment building, a fire could destroy an entire structure, and it all could have been caused by another renter. Knowing this, it is imperative …

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Airbnb Insurance: Everything You Need to Know About Protecting Your Rental Property

Over the course of the last five or ten years, the rise of the short-term rental property has been steep and profitable, with services like Airbnb and VRBO providing property owners with opportunities to rent out units in ways that were not possible a decade or two ago. Of course, no investment opportunity comes without …

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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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