My Tenant Won’t Pay Rent: What Should I Do?

My Tenant Won’t Pay Rent: What Should I Do?
The last two years have been rough on both tenants and landlords. After the renter moratorium ended, 30% of renters faced eviction in 2021.Rent is a big part of any budget, so it's no wonder that sometimes things go wrong and tenants stop paying. You don't have to face th...

Pennsylvania Eviction Law: Understanding the Eviction Process

Pennsylvania Eviction Law: Understanding the Eviction Process
Last year, 66,193 eviction cases were filed in Pennsylvania. An eviction is a civil process where a landlord moves to legally remove a tenant from a rental property. Eviction can happen when a tenant fails to pay their rent or breaches any clause of the rental agreement. All...

Should You Allow Pets in a Rental Property? How to Decide

Should You Allow Pets in a Rental Property? How to Decide
Did you know that the US is one of the countries with the highest pet ownership? A survey showed that up to 70% of households in the US have a pet.If you are a landlord, you might risk having an empty apartment if you do not allow pets in a rental property. So are you concerned a...

How to Become a Section 8 Landlord in Philadelphia

How to Become a Section 8 Landlord in Philadelphia
Every landlord is at least a little bit familiar with section 8 housing. However, most do not realize just how big of a deal it is. The fact is that there are approximately 4.7 million residents living in section 8 housing!Of course, there is a reason that so many landlords are i...

The Importance of Requiring a Tenant Background Check

The Importance of Requiring a Tenant Background Check
Total rent debt is estimated at 15 billion dollars across America. That huge sum often falls on the shoulders of landlords.A tenant background check is a great way to safeguard your property and avoid rent arrears and other issues down the line. But many landlords aren't sure...

How to Carry Out a Rental Valuation

How to Carry Out a Rental Valuation
Are you considering investing in your first rental property?Conducting a rental valuation is an important step in figuring out whether a property is worth your time and money. A good rental valuation will illuminate your earning potential and take into consideration any expenses ...

What Are the Benefits of Tenant Screening?

What Are the Benefits of Tenant Screening?
One of your properties is vacant, and it's time to dive into the tenant pool to find someone right. You speak to several potential tenants, and they all seem nice. So you go ahead and pick one based on your gut instinct. But your gut was wrong, and that tenant turns out ...

Property Management in Philadelphia: 5 Expert Tips to Keep In Mind

Property Management in Philadelphia: 5 Expert Tips to Keep In Mind
Have you invested in a new piece of real estate? If you are a new investor you are probably realizing that even though the landlord-tenant relationship seems rather simple, it's much more involved than you may have realized.  Did you know Philadelphia gained over 70,000 ...

Form 1099-S: 5 Things You Need to Know

Form 1099-S: 5 Things You Need to Know
So you want to sell some property, but you're unsure how it will affect your filing come tax season. If you made a property sale in 2021, you need to report it on your taxes.To prepare for filing your 2022 taxes, you'll need to file a Form 1099-S. If you're unsure whe...
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