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Tips on building a container home

Tips on building a container home

Ever wondered how to go about building a container home? The popularity of container home has been on the rise in recent years. This is due to the fact that container homes take simplistic living to a whole new level. Moreover, container homes encompass creative design and affordable building. As such, the trend for container homes is booming. There is a great deal of knowledge and preparation that is...

The best ways to collect rentals from tenants

The best ways to collect rentals from tenants

One of the most important aspects of property management is collecting rentals when they are due. As a professional property manager, you probably oversee the management of various properties that are located in various areas. With this in mind, it is imperative that you identify and implement an effective and seamless way to collect rentals from your tenants. Here are a few of the best ways to collect...

How to write an eviction letter

How to write an eviction letter

One of the most unpleasant tasks a landlord or property manager will undertake is evicting a tenant. When evicting a tenant, writing an eviction letter is of the greatest importance. In fact, writing an eviction letter is the first step in a formal eviction process. Moreover, writing an eviction letter helps ensure that you are in compliance with your legal obligations. Pay particular attention to the law...

The ultimate move-out checklist

The ultimate move-out checklist

The process of moving out from a property is a part of the renting process. Needless to say, both landlords and tenants need to fully prepare for the moving out exercise. From a landlord’s perspective it is essential that the property is in great condition and move-in ready for the next tenant. As a tenant, you will probably be concerned about getting your security deposit back at the conclusion of your...

Flat security tips for property managers

Flat security tips for property managers

A property manager has numerous tasks and activities to undertake on a daily basis. One of the most important tasks that a property manager has to perform is to ensure that the property they are managing is safe. The issue of safety goes beyond the physical property, it also extends to the safety of the tenants. Successful property managers have a firm grasp of this concept. Property safety can be anything...

How to find the perfect roommate

How to find the perfect roommate

Property prices are constantly on the rise. As such, property owners are demanding higher rentals from tenants. Renting a property nowadays is quite costly, particularly if you are single. With this in mind, you may consider finding a roommate to offset high rental costs. The idea of getting a roommate to share expenses, divide chores and keep company with seems simple and straightforward. However, there...

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Choosing Doors For Your House

The first thing a visitor sees when arriving at a house is the door. The door is a preview to what the visitor is to expect from the rest of the house. Since doors do define the style of a home and a room, we all want them to look nice. But apart from looks, doors have other roles such as securing a home, preserving indoor temperature, and filtering external noise for a quiet and peaceful home. To make the...

Tips On How To Make Your Studio Apartment Look Bigger

Tips On How To Make Your Studio Apartment Look Bigger

For several reasons, people opt to live in studio apartments. Whether it is influenced by minimalistic traits, the need to start small, moving out of home or a friends place, or the limited budget to rent a bigger space, but one way or the other, you may find yourself on a lookout for a small cozy room where you can comfortably fit in all the necessary items to support your living. The idea can be quite...

What questions can a landlord ask you

What questions can a landlord ask you?

After endless hours, days and weeks of searching for the ideal rental property you finally find it. It ticks most of boxes on your list of desirable features and it is within budget. Due to the high demand for good properties in ideal locations you are anxious to sign the lease and secure the property. In the midst of all this excitement do not forget that the landlord may have a few questions for you....

Questions to ask before hiring an architect

Questions to ask before hiring an architect

Are you building or considering renovating your home? This undoubtedly means that you require the services of an architect design your design your home building project or renovation. Naturally, you may be wondering how to go about choosing an architect. In the event that you have never worked with an architect before then you will need to find one from scratch. This is easier said than done as you need to...

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