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The great thing about ezLandlordForms and other technological tools is that so many tasks can be done long-distance. You no longer need to be in the same location as your rental. If you line up your resources beforehand, you can feel confident that you can take on the challenge of managing your own rental, even if you will be managing from afar. As a long-distance landlord, keep these four guidelines in mind

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Much of the effort in being a landlord comes at the beginning of a tenancy. You may be wondering if there is any way to place a tenant yourself if you live in a different town or time zone than your rental. The answer is, through smart utilization of technology and some hard work, you can!

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Every landlord has encountered a difficult tenant, with issues ranging from payment, property upkeep, or just general neediness. These are the tenants who make renewal decisions the most difficult. But the grass is not always greener on the other side. How can you decide whether to retain your difficult tenant for another rental term?

Whether you send them a lease renewal or a non-renewal document comes down to your long-term goal, the propertyRead More »

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Depreciation is defined by the IRS as “an income tax deduction that allows a taxpayer to recover the cost or other basis of certain property. It is an annual allowance for the wear and tear, deterioration, or obsolescence of the property.”

The annualized deduction is calculated by dividing the house value (not including the land value) by 27.5. That deduction may create a “book loss” that allows you to show a loss onRead More »

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When serving as a landlord for the first time, there are many lessons to be learned along the way. One common mistake comes in preparing your taxes as a landlord for the first time. Two forms that can easily be confused are Schedule A and Schedule E. It is easy to make a mistake in this area if you do not know the difference between the two schedules. First let’s look at how each scheduleRead More »

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GR96_Square_7-16-18 Should You Buy Properties With Acquisition Tenants?
Are you considering purchasing an investment property with tenants who are already placed? This article reviews some pros and cons of inherited tenants. Read More »
GR95_Square_7-16-18 Five Commonly Asked Questions About Acquisition Tenants
Five commonly asked questions about buying a property with an inherited tenant. Read More »
GR94_Square_7-16-18 The Basics About Acquisition Tenants
Have you been thinking about buying a property where a tenant is already in place? Here are some things you should know about acquisition tenants. Read More »
GR91_Square_6-21-18 Should You Manage Your Own Property From Afar?
When you live far away from your rental property, you can either hire a property manager and managing your rental yourself. We examine the pros and cons of each option. Read More »
alex-perz-627221-unsplash300 Reducing Heating and Cooling Costs
Neither landlords nor tenants enjoy handling the cost of utilities, which leads many people to try alternative options to heat or cool their residences. For example, a tenant may try to use space heaters to reduce their monthly heating bill. While using a space heater may be a great option to keep you warm in a confined space, using several will likely lead you to spend more money than you’re saving. Read More »
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