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Santa Rosa Property Management Advice: What if Your Tenant Pays Late?

Santa Rosa Property Management Advice: What if Your Tenant Pays Late?

Many landlords and rental property owners find themselves uncertain of what to do if their tenants pay late. I’ve talked to many owners who describe their experiences with recalcitrant tenants who are consistently delinquent, and the landlord has lost any hope of ever receiving rent on time. If you find yourself frustrated by renters who […]

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Raising the Red Flag: FACTA and Credit Report Discrepancies

Raising the Red Flag: FACTA and Credit Report Discrepancies

According to Dede’s Rentals, when landlords handle credit reports, they are required to abide by the Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act of 2003, also known as the “Red Flag Rule.” This legislation was passed (and subsequently modified) in response to increasing concerns about identity theft. As landlords, we don’t want to be victimized by […]

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“Who Are You?” Qualifying A Tenant Using Rental Criteria and Credit Reports

“Who Are You?” Qualifying A Tenant Using Rental Criteria and Credit Reports

One of our lawyers has a favorite quote: “it is cheaper to leave your house vacant than to rent to a bad tenant.” As a landlord, the critical distinction between a property that cash flows and one that does not can often be distilled to this one decision. A good tenant can help maintain the […]

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