Should Landlords Use Automated Rent Collection?

Should Landlords Use Automated Rent Collection?A lot of things have gone electronic over the years as the internet has become more secure and safe. More than 80% of car loans and mortgages are paid electronically and a great deal of people shop online using their credit card. Surprisingly, most landlords continue to collect tenant checks as less than 5% of rents are collected electronically.

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Find Top Rated Schools When Renting Apartments in Washington, DC

Find Top Rated Schools When Renting Apartments in Washington, DCUnlike moving to other cities, many parents are not as concerned about whether the Washington, DC apartments they are interested in renting are near the best schools. This is because, unfortunately, the public school system in Washington, DC is not the best and most parents opt to send their children to private schools. If you cannot afford a private school, however, another option is one of the many Continue reading

The Neighbors

The NeighborsHow does the saying go? Yes, neighborly love, that’s it. Or is it brotherly love? It doesn’t matter. Most of the time, neighbors get along with each other and there aren’t any problems. Some people are made for apartment life, they like the close proximity of others. For others, it’s not quite as enjoyable. The fact people are so close to each other can of course exasperate Continue reading

How to Save Upfront Costs As a Renter

How to Save Upfront Costs As a RenterIf you are looking for a new place to live, one of the huge problems are the upfront costs. When you have deposits for the apartment plus deposits for the utilities, it can become a huge problem especially if you do not have a lot of money saved up for your move. Things happen at times suddenly and you need a new place but don’t have much cash. I may be in that situation soon; I may need Continue reading

Apartments: Why They Are So Good And How To Find The Best

Apartments: Why They Are So Good And How To Find The BestAccording to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) the estimated total accommodation takings in motels, hotels and serviced apartments that have 15 or more rooms rose by 0.3% to $2,260.8 million in the June quarter 2013, compared to the March quarter 2013. This shows a rising demand for such forms of accommodation. However, apartments are uniquely different from motels and hotels.

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Do I Need A Serviced Office For Rent?

Do I Need A Serviced Office For Rent?A serviced office for rent is considered to be a convenient option for most business owners who are in favor of renting. These offices come with a lot of facilities that saves on the start-up cost and the monthly overheads. Let us see the benefits of renting a serviced office and whether your business needs one.

What is the utility of a serviced office for rent

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Mistakes to Avoid When Finding Tenants

Mistakes to Avoid When Finding TenantsThe growth of DIY Landlords is a phenomenon in its own right, driven by Landlords desire to save money and a general belief that agents have little of value to offer. However the selection of Tenants is an area where the DIY landlords typically have little or no experience and this can cause many problems.

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