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Is Your Apartment Prepared for Fire Emergencies?

One of the most difficult factors that comes along with apartment living is the potential of fires that are not in your control. The catastrophes can lead to lost possessions, injuries, and even deaths when they spread too quickly. That’s why it’s important to be prepared. And if you’re renting out or selling your home, […]

Four Signs Hiring a Rental Management Company Makes Sense

Being a landlord is hard work. When you’re not marketing open homes and looking for renters, you’re contacting current tenants about upcoming payments and fixing leaky sinks, running toilets, and updating items the inspector disproves. Thankfully, rental management companies exist to support you in all of these areas! Below are four points that say the […]

How to Avoid High Tenant Turnover & Keep Good Tenants

By far, the most challenging part of being a landlord is finding, securing, and keeping good tenants. Once they’re in, all you have to worry about is receiving payments and responding to potential home repairs. But where do you find these unicorn renters who treat your home better than they’d treat their own? Where are […]

Rent Overdue? Here’s How to Give Notice

Even if the tenant’s in good standing, you still need to send a prompt and firmly worded notice in writing. Download this template to get started. In a perfect world, every tenant would pay their rent on time, every month. In reality, even the best tenants get caught up and forget what day it is, […]

Want Quality Tenants? Then Make Sure You’re a Quality Landlord. Here’s How.

Being a landlord is a specific type of responsibility that is not for the faint of heart. It takes commitment, diligence, and flexibility – because if you want good tenants, then you need to be a good landlord. Here are some tips to make sure you’re living up to your potential as a Brooklyn landlord. […]

Tips with Tina: Putting An Occupied Property on the Market

Selling an occupied home sounds like a daunting process, but it doesn’t have to be. With a bit more planning than usual, you can keep that rental income flowing until the sale closes — or continue living in the home yourself until it’s time to move. Hear Tina’s opinion on the process before reading on […]

So You’ve Decided to Rent Out Your Home — Now What?

So, you’re a new landlord. Before diving into heaps of helpful information, a congratulation is in order. You’ve set off on a challenging, rewarding, and revenue-filled journey! There’s never been a better time to try out the scene, either, with record-high renters —and rates— entering Brooklyn in 2022. We’ve compiled some tips to set you […]

Selling a Property With Tenants

Once you’ve decided to sell a rental property, there are two routes you, as the landlord, can opt to go: You can wait for the tenant’s lease to expire before putting the property on the market or you can sell with tenants still in the home. As you might have guessed, there are pros and […]

Tax Season Tips for Landlords

It’s tax season again. Time to gather all your docs, find all your receipts, and find out the latest on what’s new for the 2020 tax season. We’ve gathered a few links for you below, as well as a preview of what each covers. And while we can’t help you with your taxes, we know […]

Brooklyn Landlord? Let Us Make Life a Little Easier For You

There are plenty of reasons you want to remain a Brooklyn landlord. Your connection to Brooklyn, your pride of ownership, the building your parents once owned or that you bought yourself before you had family and moved to Jersey. It’s a tangible connection to the past—and the chance to pass something tangible on to your […]