When November rolls around, you start to see those tell-tale signs that the holiday season is on it's way: Christmas music playing in every department store, neighbors' houses glowing with lights, and the urge to set up a miniature ceramic village on your mantle. Whether you're filled with the spirit, or you have party guests that you'd like to impress, we have quick and easy ways for you to seamlessly transition your home into a winter wonderland.
Most utilities include gas, water, electricity, trash pickup, internet,cable, and sewer services. Many landlords will cover a few of the utilities, such as garbage, if the property is a multi-unit household. For single-family homes, the renters generally cover the costs of utilities. Here are a few different options for handling utilities.
Ready or not: hear comes winter. If you live in a climate that has cold winters, then you know that it's never too soon to start preparing for the season. We'll show you some easy ways to make your home cozy for winter.
October is Fire Prevention Month and there's no better time to talk about fire safety and prevention. With the colder weather comes additional risk as fireplaces and heating systems are used more. According to the National Fire Protection Association, there were 1,345,500 fires reported in the United States. Fires can have devastating effects on a home and its occupants. Last year, fires caused an estimated $10.3 billion in property damage. Do you know how to protect your home from fire dangers?
Smart landlords know that it’s time to start planning your tax process now. Your Schedule E will be where you record all your rental income, less your expenses such as management, property taxes, insurance, mortgage interest and depreciation. The net amount, whether income or loss, will flow into your main 1040 form.
Should I post my property on Craigslist? What should I put in my post? How do I get leads from my post? If you've ever asked yourself these questions, then you're not alone, and we've got answers for your most pressing Craigslist questions.
Whether you own your house, or are renting, no one wants to be on bad terms with their neighbors. Building a good relationship is a lot easier than you think.