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Looking For a Rental? Here is How You Can Beat Competition and Get a Better Deal

Shortage of rental properties in America has been one of the primary reasons for the steep rise in rents recently. Furthermore, renters are in a difficult situation because their income is growing at a slower pace. So, finding a rental that is decent and affordable may prove a challenge. Though it’s almost impossible not to […]

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Why It’s a Good Time to Buy an Owner-occupied Rental Property  

If you are looking to buy a home, but at the same time don’t want to miss out on the benefits of owning a rental property, there is a way you can kill two birds with one stone. An owner-occupied rental property where the owner lives in one of the units, while other units are […]

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Four Important Things to Consider When Screening Tenants

Evicting a tenant is any landlord’s biggest nightmare. It’s a time consuming, expensive and stressful process. If you are a landlord, the best way to avoid this nightmare is to ensure that you don’t let a bad tenant enter your life. Actually, it’s a problem where prevention is better than cure. At Accurental, we provide […]

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Time for You to Be on Your Own? Avoid These Four Most Common Mistakes That First Time Renters Make

When the time comes for you to move away from your parents’ house or college dorm, you look forward to being on your own. Now you just need to find a place where you can enjoy your newfound freedom. But you need to understand that your enthusiasm can cause you to take decisions in a […]

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Are You Prepared to Become a Landlord? 3 Things You Must Know Before Investing in a Rental Property

If you are a prospective landlord planning to buy a rental property in the near future, you must have come across some great news stories recently. For example, Zillow says rent in the U.S. grew a whopping $20.6 billion year-on-year in 2014. Median rents rose 5% nationwide. The rise continued in January as overall rents […]

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Don’t Want Disputes With Your Landlord? Things to Consider Before Singing a Rental Agreement

A lease agreement is an important piece of document signed between a renter and a landlord. It sets out various rules that both parties have to follow. We at Accurental have seen that many landlords make the costly mistake of using standard lease forms available on the internet or obtained through other ‘unreliable’ sources. Likewise, […]

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Want to Become a Landlord? Know Your Basic Obligations

When people invest in real estate with an aim to earn some passive income, many of them generally assume it’s going to be ‘easy money’. After all, all they need to do is hang a ‘for lease’ banner in the yard and see the money growing in their bank account, right? With rents rising across […]

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Two Mistakes that You Must Avoid While Submitting a Rental Application

At Accurental, we enjoy the opportunity to interact with landlords and renters on a regular basis while offering them our services. In the process, we get to know their common problems. Needless to say, there are hundreds of issues which renters and landlords have to handle in order to do their due diligence, but one […]

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Renting Still the Better Choice For Some

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We tend to believe that home ownership is always a more prudent financial decision than simply renting a home.  Because AccuRental tenant screening provides services to both landlords and tenants alike, we are used to hearing the success stories from both sides, as well as the horror stories.  Many renters that we interact with simply […]

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Debating Whether to Rent or Sell?

If you’re on the fence about whether to rent or sell your home, a report issued by Zillow today should help you make that decision.  According to this report, houses continue to sell at prices as low as they have been in 20 years (adjusted for inflation), while renters continue to pay record-high rents.  Because of […]

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