Bridgeport Property Management Advice: How to Fill Your Vacancy Faster

Most property owners want to minimize the amount of time their rental properties are vacant. The best way to fill your vacancy in Bridgeport faster is with curb appeal, curb appeal, and curb appeal. Make sure your landscape looks sharp. If you have a winter grass, it is likely to cost less than $50 to Read more about Bridgeport Property Management Advice: How to Fill Your Vacancy Faster[…]

8 Questions to Ask When Screening Tenants

By Andrea Collatz As a landlord, you want the best possible tenant to occupy your rental. Therefore, you may wonder what kinds of questions you should ask during the tenant screening process. In order to weed out undesirable applicants and find a good long-term tenant, it’s important to ask questions that will help you to understand if Read more about 8 Questions to Ask When Screening Tenants[…]

5 Unexpected Reasons You’ll Delight In An Honest Property Manager.

There are two sides to every debate. For some reason, the world of real estate investing is full of debates. One of the more common debates is whether to hire a dedicated property manager. In a perfect world, every landlord would have someone to run their property. As much as there is a definite benefit, Read more about 5 Unexpected Reasons You’ll Delight In An Honest Property Manager.[…]

8 Reasons You Shouldn’t Manage Your Own Investment Properties

Purchasing an investment property is an exciting business venture! If your building is in good shape and you find the right tenants, you stand to earn a lot of money from your rental units. At first it may seem like a good idea to manage your own property and retain full control over costs, tenants and income. However, self-management can often be a headache: When something breaks down or your tenants Read more about 8 Reasons You Shouldn’t Manage Your Own Investment Properties[…]

Flume is a gadget that controls water consumption and leakage at home

Water is essential in every household, but it is also an increasingly scarcer good. With this in mind (and also because saving when possible is great for every household budget), it is important to keep its consumptions thoroughly controlled, in order to know where you can save it. In addition, it is important to detect Read more about Flume is a gadget that controls water consumption and leakage at home[…]

Connecticut Evictions – How to Evict a Family Member Who Has Worn Out His Welcome.

If you’re wondering how to evict a family member in Connecticut, and maybe feeling a bit guilty over the prospect, don’t be so hard on yourself. You have plenty of company on this one. Lots of homeowners eventually wind up with relatives who have worn out their welcome and refuse to move out. They promised Read more about Connecticut Evictions – How to Evict a Family Member Who Has Worn Out His Welcome.[…]

Improve Your Cash on Cash Return In Connecticut to Maximize Your Investment

How to Improve Your Cash on Cash Return. It’s funny, experts don’t really agree on what exactly a good CCR is. Some say 8 percent, while others insist on nothing less than 20 percent. No matter what the number, if you’re not comfortable with your CCR, there are ways you can improve it. Improve the Read more about Improve Your Cash on Cash Return In Connecticut to Maximize Your Investment[…]

Do’s and Don’ts of Connecticut Security Deposits

1. Read your lease. No, seriously read it. It won’t be the most exciting night table material but you’ll thank yourself when you do read it. A lease is a binding legal contract. It creates a binding relationship between you and your landlord. What are you agreeing to? If you don’t understand, ask questions before Read more about Do’s and Don’ts of Connecticut Security Deposits[…]

The 6 Biggest Eviction Process Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid in Connecticut

1. Not Running Your Rental Property Like a Business. Some landlords do a terrible job at running their business. It might be because they see it as a “side-gig” or a hobby” more than a business. However, when you treat your business with the respect, systems, and organization that you would treat any other business Read more about The 6 Biggest Eviction Process Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid in Connecticut[…]

How to Deal with Bad Tenants and Late Payments

The number one rule to remember when you have tenants who aren’t paying rent on time is that it’s better to work with them than to evict them immediately. Your biggest cost as a homeowner with rental property is turnover. There are a number of costs associated with preparing the property for a new tenant, Read more about How to Deal with Bad Tenants and Late Payments[…]