Archive for the ‘Tenants’ Category

  1. Landlord Doesn’t Return Deposit After 21 Days

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 02 Sep 2012, 10:46 pm | Category: Tenants

    If you are a tenant, don’t let your landlord bully you into keeping all of your deposit. Use the above steps and the law to get what is fair.

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  2. Buying Property with Existing Tenants

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 04 Dec 2011, 11:47 pm | Category: Tenants

    With so many foreclosures on the market these days, my customers rarely have to deal with inheriting tenants.  In years past, we would have tenants from the previous landlord all the time.  As short sales on multi-family properties become the majority of deals on the market, there is a good chance that you could inherit […]

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  3. Tips When Doing Tenant Screening

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 13 Nov 2011, 5:16 pm | Category: Tenants

    As you have probably figured out by now, this site is about evictions (duh!). After reading some of my own posts and taking a hard look at the content, I found that I am omitting an important part of being a landlord.  Tenant screening is maybe one of the most critical parts of having an […]

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  4. I Am Moving Out

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 15 Mar 2011, 10:08 am | Category: Tenants

    So what do you do when a tenant calls and says “I am moving out” and it is in the middle of the lease?  Maybe they can’t afford the place any more, maybe the couple is breaking up, maybe the roommates are splitting up.  Hopefully they give you some notice, but often it is very […]

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  5. How to Avoid Bad Tenants

    Author: Todd Christiansen | Date: 01 Sep 2010, 12:35 am | Category: Tenants

    I could probably write a novel on this topic!  No, I am not going to write about the hundreds of experiences I have had.  This is not World’s Worst Tenants! Bad tenants are difficult, but not impossible to avoid.  Getting one will make you question why you ever got into the investment property business. They […]

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