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    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.

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    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.

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    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 show to new prospective renters.  “Rent […]

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    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.