Can a landlord increase a tenant’s rent anytime?

Can a landlord increase a tenant's rent anytime? Or does it have to be with the signing of a new lease?

Views: 2992        Posted on: Apr 30 2012        Tags: Legal, Tenants, Lease, rent



What do if I’m not allowed to ask for a security deposit

What do I do if the law of the land where are my properties does not allow me to ask for a security deposit?

Views: 1696        Posted on: Apr 18 2012        Tags: Rental, Security Deposit, Lease, Property Management, Landlord



Should I rent furnished or unfurnished units?

What are the pros and cons of renting furnished and unfurnished apartments?

Views: 1512        Posted on: Apr 10 2012        Tags: Rental



How do you find new real estate investment properties?

Where do you look for new properties to invest? Do you use newspapers, classifieds, real estate agents, ads, etc.

Views: 1578        Posted on: Apr 10 2012        Tags: Buyer, Rental



How much can I ask for a security deposit?

What the most you should be able to ask for a security deposit while still abiding by the law and not scaring your potential tenants away?

Views: 1763        Posted on: Apr 10 2012        Tags: Rental, Tenants, Security Deposit, Law, Lease



What is a REIT?

What is a REIT and why would I want to invest in it versus just buying my own properties?

Views: 1512        Posted on: Apr 10 2012        Tags: Definitions, Rental, REIT



What are CAM charges?

And who can I charge those too? Is it just commercial properties or also residential properties?

Views: 1626        Posted on: Apr 10 2012        Tags: Definitions, Rental, Accounting



Am I going to be ok if I buy some lease agreement templates online and use them for my tenants?

I don't really want to spend the money on getting a lawyer to help me create lease agreements. Therefore is it ok if I just buy a lease agreement template online and use it?

Views: 1586        Posted on: Apr 10 2012        Tags: Rental, Legal Documents, Legal, Tenants



What should I look for when quickly walking through a prospective rental property?

Obviously everyone should get an home inspection, but what I can personally look for as an investor when walking through a property I might be interested in purchasing? What are the biggest warning signs I should look for that will make me want to run? And what are positive signs that this is a good property?

Views: 1416        Posted on: Apr 10 2012        Tags: Buyer, Rental, Home Inspection