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Can You Afford to Buy a New Home and Rent Out Your Old One?

Being a landlord isn’t for everyone — but it might be just right for you.

Tips for Becoming a Mom-and-Pop Landlord

Thinking of renting out your home? There are many things to consider before you make the final decision.

Being a Landlord Is Most Profitable in These 10 Areas

On a month-to-month basis, landlords make the most in these 10 cities, according to a new analysis by Zillow.


Do You Understand Income Tax Considerations of Rental Properties?

A rental property can generate “taxable losses” that can be used to reduce your normal salary income.

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Income Tax Tips for 'Accidental Landlords'

If you’re renting out your personal residence or second home, you’re a landlord. You’ll have to report the rental property on your federal income taxes.

Tax Savings: Rental Property Depreciation Explained

If you’re an investment property owner or are thinking about becoming a landlord, find out how the depreciation expense could help you maximize your tax savings.

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Free Postlets Listing App Helps Landlords on the Go

Create and distribute your listings to more than 20 popular rental websites — all with the touch of a finger.


Rental Homes: Making More Money by Keeping Your Tenants Happy

As an individual landlord, you have unique challenges in maximizing the money you earn on your rental property.

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Understanding the Role of the Property Manager

Understanding a property manager’s role is key for better relations between everyone in a rental property.

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How Will I Know if Tenants Are Maintaining My Property?

A good property management company will conduct rental inspections every four months to ensure the tenant is maintaining the property and to minimize any chance of future damage or neglect.

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12 Steps to Get Your Property "Rent-Ready"

As a property manager or landlord, there are 12 steps you should take in getting a rental property ready to […]


How to Get Your Rental Deposit Back

You may have to do more than cleaning to get your security deposit returned.

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Things to Consider Before You Rent Out Your Basement

Before you take the plunge and list your basement or mother-in-law unit for rent, there are a few things to consider.

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