6 Things to Consider Before Allowing Marijuana Use at Your Property

Attitudes toward marijuana use have shifted greatly in recent years. Eight states and the District of Columbia have passed legislation allowing for recreational marijuana use, and another two dozen states permit its use for medicinal purposes. Still, marijuana is considered an illegal substance under federal law. This has created a hazy situation for landlords, property […]

8 Bathroom Upgrades to Improve Your Rental’s Value–for Less

Landlords and property managers often think they need to undertake major renovations in order to raise rents. Sometimes that’s the case, particularly if a unit hasn’t been upgraded since the 1970s. More often than not, however, a few simple and inexpensive upgrades can add tremendous value to the property. Small changes can improve the look […]

Standard Lease Agreements: Why Landlords Should Be Wary

How to Use a Standard Lease Agreement to Your Benefit Whether you’re a first-time landlord or a newly minted member of a homeowners’ association, it’s tempting to default to using a standard lease agreement. Most states issue a standard lease agreement for landlords to use as a guide. The National Association of Realtors and other […]