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Should I Have Wood Flooring or Carpet in a Rental Property?

Should I Have Wood Flooring or Carpet in a Rental Property

Recently we had some tenant turnover in one of our rental properties. Unfortunately they left the place in a mess, and we had our work cut out for us as we cleaned up a ton of garbage, cleaned, painted the entire home, and did some odd repairs. The main decision came to what to do with the living room carpet since it couldn’t be salvaged….should I have wood flooring or carpet in a rental property?

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Is It A Good Idea To Rent To Tenants on Section 8 in Cincinnati (CMHA)?

“Is It A Good Idea To Rent To Tenants on Section 8 in Cincinnati (CMHA)?” written by Mike Marko. This is not a typical blog post for either Bren or myself… we have pretty much kept our blog posts to be about the law of attraction, motivation, and tools and techniques used to build an online…

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Should the Tenants of Rental Properties Be Given the Option to Sign A Lease-to-Own Contract

Should the Tenants of Rental Properties Be Given the Option to Sign A Lease-to-Own Contract It’s great having rental properties because they are a great source of passive income. But so can lease-to-own rental properties.  There are several advantages to offering your tenants the option that they can later have a lease-to-own option for their…

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Should the Tenant or the Landlord Pay For Utilities in Your Rental Properties?

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Should the Tenant or the Landlord Pay For Utilities in Your Rental Properties? When you own single-family homes as rental properties, the question will home up whether you should make your tenant pay for the utilities OR you pay for the utilities and increase the cost of the rent. For the longest time I was…

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How Do I Know If There Are Bed Bugs In My Rental Properties?

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How Do I Know If There Are Bed Bugs In My Rental Properties? According to Wikipedia, bed bugs are parasitic insects that feed exclusively on blood.  They have been known as human parasites for thousands of years.  The name “bed bug” is derived from the preferred habitat of the insect: warm houses and especially near…

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How to Prevent Rodents

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How to Prevent Rodents We would like to introduce our friend, and valuable member of our real estate team, The Bug Guy Tom.  Tom helps protect our rental properties from infestations in the Cincinnati area.  In this video he helps tell us how to prevent rodents from entering the home. In this video he talks…

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How to Find the Best Tenants for Rental Properties

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How to Find the Best Tenants for Rental Properties It is very important to have good tenants in your rental properties because they help ensure that you have the cash flow.  Nothing will cause a bigger drain on your finances then tenants that are either destructive or do not pay the rent. You also don’t…

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Should I Have Wood Flooring or Carpet in a Rental Property?

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Should I Have Wood Flooring or Carpet in a Rental Property? Recently we had some tenant turnover in one of our rental properties.  Unfortunately they left the place in a mess, and we had our work cut out for us as we cleaned up a ton of garbage, cleaned, painted the entire home, and did…

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