Rental Security for Rental Home

Remote Security for Your Furnished Rental Home

  Landlords lose money when their rental properties go unoccupied, but they risk losing even more if the empty property is burglarized. And tenants want to feel safe and secure in their rental homes. Modern security systems can satisfy both: They make it easy to monitor rental properties and they also have the added convenience of remote management of locks, temperature control, and much more. Here are a few basic features landlords and renters should keep in mind when choosing a system to help secure their furnished rental home....

Keeping It Clean Between Tenants

Ideas about keeping your property clean during and after tenants! You may find that tenants who stay for longer periods of time tend not to be the best housekeepers. But there are a few ways you can get your tenants to keep your home clean… Leave cleaning supplies inside the property. Mark them clearly as to their purpose, as you don’t want furniture polish being used on your hardwood floors. Keeping supplies under the kitchen and bathroom sinks will provide those much needed hints to your tenants to tidy up. Guide your tenant. Communication is key to keeping your home well...

What Are the Best Markets for Buying a Rental Home?

The research firm RealtyTrac recently conducted a survey of the best U.S. markets to buy a single family home for the purpose of renting it out. The firm picked the top 20 markets that represent the best chance for generating good cash flow. Eight markets in Florida, which was hit hard by the housing bubble, made the list, as prices make a strong return. Also, Atlanta and Phoenix topped the list, which are two of the most popular cities searched for short-term corporate housing rentals on CorporateHousingbyOwner.com. If you’re in the market for a rental home – and are considering...