Category Archives for "Property Management"

Rental Property Repairs for Spring

rental property repairs

Every Spring I make sure my rental property repairs are up-to-date. They aren’t major (usually) because if you’re like me, you’re doing this on a regular basis, and you’re catching things. Why You Need Scheduled Rental Property Repairs Just like your own home, it’s best to maintain the smaller things – such as changing the […]

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  • a few months ago

How to find and keep good tenants using the F.I.R.E. method

how to find and keep good tenants

In my opinion, if you want to know how to find and keep good tenants: you’ve gotta be on F.I.R.E. F.I.R.E. is my acronym for: Friendly, Interested, Respectful and Economical… And pretty darn easy to remember, am I right? There’s a lot of opinions about tenants and how to treat them… This is just mine… […]

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  • last year

The Tenant Debt Collection Letter That Works!

tenant debt collection

If you’re renting properties, there’s a good chance you will need to send a tenant debt collection letter sooner or later. I’m a big believer in treating people with respect – especially my tenants… Yea, even if they are “late” with rent now and then… We have to realize that sometimes life throws us a […]

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  • a couple of years ago

How to Screen Tenants for Rental Property in Canada

how to screen tenants for rental property

Whenever I’m teaching a group of real estate investors, one of the big questions that comes up is “how to screen tenants.” For the most part – I leave this to my property management team. But I don’t turn a blind eye either… I still like to have a handle on my real estate business. […]

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  • a couple of years ago