Tenant Advice

Important Things to Consider When Your Lease is Running Out

If you are living in a rented apartment, your lease will run out eventually. When it expires, you will either have to get the lease renewed or vacate the place. If you are looking to keep your apartment and the landlord agrees to it, you will need to discuss the new lease’s terms and conditions […]

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Tenant Advice, Tenant Screening

Have bad credit? Don’t Worry Because You Can Still Rent an Apartment

Bad credit can be detrimental to your chances of renting a decent apartment. Reason: the majority of landlords check a rental applicant’s credit report to ensure if he or she will be able to pay the rent on time, if at all. If you have an eviction or any other serious issues appearing on your […]

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Landlord Advice, Property Manager Advice

Whether to be a DIY Landlord or Hire a Property Manager? Here is How You Can Decide What is Right for You

If you are planning to buy a rental, you need to determine whether you would be a DIY landlord or you would hire an agency to manage the property. Your friend who owns a rental may have hired a property manager, but it may not necessarily be the right choice for you. Actually, which one […]

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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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