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What Type of Rental Property to Buy in Tampa, Part 2

This is Part 2 of our blog series addressing what type of rental property to buy in Tampa. In Part 1, we talked about multi-family properties, so today we are talking about single family properties. By single family, I mean single family homes, townhouses, and condos. They are not multi-family properties. I have owned both […]

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What Type of Rental Property to Buy in Tampa – Part 1

If you’re an investor wondering what type of rental property to buy in Tampa, we are looking specifically at the differences between multi-family and single family homes.

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How a Property Manager Saves a Landlord Money in Tampa

Can a Tampa property management company save a landlord money? Often, landlords who have previously managed their own properties will hire us. Perhaps because they get tired of phone calls at 2:00 am regarding blocked toilets. Whatever the reason, typically after about a year or so of us managing the property, they notice that the […]

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Should I Allow My Tenants to Paint my Tampa Rental Property?

There are three potential issues that landlords face when allowing their tenants to paint. So before we answer the question of whether you should allow your tenants to paint, we want to cover those things that you need to think about. Workmanship The first is workmanship. I see a lot of lousy tenant paint jobs. […]

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How to Not Lose Your Shirt – Risk Management for Landlords Part 4

How to Not Lose Your Shirt – Risk Management for Landlords Part 4

Owning rental properties can be a lucrative and profitable experience, but it does come with risks. How you as a landlord handle those risks will determine the success of your rental endeavor. This is part four of our blog series on risk management and we’re talking about not renting to the wrong tenants. We have […]

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How Not to Lose Your Shirt – Risk Management for Landlords Part 3

Owning a rental property can be a lucrative and profitable experience, but it does come with risks, and how you as a landlord handle those risks will ultimately determine how successful you are. This is part three in a four-part blog. We’re talking about federal laws. In part one, we discussed insurance and in part […]

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How Not to Lose Your Shirt – Risk Management for Landlords Part 2

Owning a rental property can be a lucrative and profitable experience, but it does come with risks, and how you as a landlord handle those risks will ultimately determine how successful you are. This is part two of our four-part blog on risk management for landlords. In part one, you learned about insurance and after […]

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How Not to Lose Your Shirt – Risk Management for Landlords Part 1

Owning an investment property can be a lucrative and profitable experience, but it comes with risks, and how you as a landlord manage those risks can determine the ultimate success of your investment. There is a lot of information to cover on this topic, so we’re splitting the blog into four parts. Today, we’ll talk […]

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Rental Property Maintenance in Tampa: What Not To Do

This is part 3 in our 4-part blog series on rental property maintenance in Tampa. Our first blog was about annual inspections and our second blog was about responding to maintenance issues while a tenant is in your property. Today, we will talk about the maintenance don’ts and our final blog will be about how […]

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Rental Property Maintenance in Tampa: Annual Inspections

This is the beginning of a 4-part blog series on rental property maintenance in Tampa, Florida. The first blog, which is today’s topic, covers the importance of annual inspections. In part 2, we will talk about maintenance during tenancy, in part 3 we will discuss what not to do with maintenance don’ts and our final […]

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