When it comes to off-campus housing there are a few things most students agree on that they want, one is being close to campus, and the other is something affordable. Of course, having certain amenities like a dishwasher, parking, and more are all added bonuses. College is already expensive and the last thing a student wants is more expenses. Whether you prefer to live alone or with a couple of friends, there are options that won’t burn a hole in your wallet!Continue reading
When it comes to finding off-campus housing, it’s important to student renters that they find a place they like, is close to campus, and won’t run your (or your parents’) pockets dry. Between the costs of tuition, books, housing, and all of the other expenses that go along with being a student, it can almost seem like you’ll be paying off loans until the end of time. To help cut costs, you should consider getting a roommate or two, but you can also try looking at some options that are totally affordable for the average student.Continue reading
Whether you’re looking for a State College, PA house for you and four of your friends or a studio apartment for you and well, just you, know that off-campus housing doesn’t have to be expensive! Everyone knows the cost of being a college student isn’t cheap, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find affordable housing near Penn State.Continue reading
When setting the rates for your rental properties, you have to make sure your rent prices are set high enough so you can cover costs associated with being a landlord (like your mortgage, insurance, taxes (*sigh*), maintenance), but also be low enough to be competitive in the market.
Yeah, we know – that’s a lot easier said than done.
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Generally speaking, turning over a rental property takes a landlord or property manager between 9 to 10 days. But with a little planning, you can easily streamline the turnover process and get it ready for the next round of tenants, saving you time and money.
Here are 5 easy tips for streamlining rental turnover:
Tip #1: Communicate With TenantsContinue reading
What To Do Before, During, & After Tenant Turnover
If you were lucky, a majority of your tenants decided to renew their leases and stick around for another year. If you weren’t so lucky, the dreaded tenant turnover process is right around the corner. While the anxiety of getting one group of tenants out, and another group in may be keeping you up at night, there are definitely things you can do to make the process easier on yourself.
Here are a few things you should make sure you’re doing before, during, and after tenant turnover: