Category Archives: Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO)

Issues surrounding finding, fixing, maintaining, repairing or replacing things in a rental unit including mechanical, plumbing and/or electrical devices.

Constructive Eviction – It’s No Good

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Constructive Eviction is the illegal, often unethical act or failure to act by a landlord which causes substantial interference with or permanently deprives a tenant from his/her right to quiet enjoyment of the rented premises because they have become uninhabitable and/or unsuitable for the purposes for which they were leased, thereby giving the tenant no […]

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5 Steps in Choosing A Good Tenant

5 Steps in Choosing a Good Tenant

Here are five easy steps to follow in choosing a good tenant. Step 1: The first step in selecting a good tenant is to have all prospective tenants complete a rental application which collects information for the past three to five years. In addition to gathering information on employment, income, rental history, and references, the […]

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Finding A Good Handy Person

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All right everyone, let’s make this politically correct.  Most in this trade are men.  But, LandlordAssociation.Org knows some really good women who do a great job fixing up problems around real estate.  The issue is to find someone in your market and create a good working relationship. WHY? We talked to a part-time landlord last […]

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Ten Things You Should Know About Mold

Ten Things You Should Know About Mold.

Information Presented by The EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)   Potential health effects and symptoms associated with mold exposures include allergic reactions, asthma, and other respiratory complaints. There is no practical way to eliminate all mold and mold spores in the indoor environment; the way to control indoor mold growth is to control moisture.

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