Renting & Rental Tips

Friday, April 10th 2015 1:53 pm
Need a vacation? Everybody can use one from time to time. If you are like me and looking to stay somewhere for a good lengthy time, booking a hotel room can be impractical. Very few hotels offer multiple bedrooms, a garage full of bikes, a full kitchen full of appliances and many other amenities tha [Read More]
Friday, February 13th 2015 4:28 pm
There are many significant differences, as well as many significant similarities, between a condominium and an apartment. SIMILARITIES:Face it, they both look alike. Seriously, take a walk down by the beach one day and try and guess which building is a condo and which is an apartment. This task is n [Read More]
Wednesday, August 13th 2014 9:28 am
Are you looking to diversify your investments a bit? Wanting to take advantage of the current lower home prices and interest rates? Take advantage of the tax benefits associated with owning a rental? We have some tips for you here:The art is in the buying-mistakes made here can pain you for years to [Read More]
Tuesday, June 17th 2014 10:48 am
When you're moving out on your own for the first time, creating a budget can be a daunting task-there are lots of things you haven't had to think of yet, and the time to think of them is BEFORE you go apartment hunting! Here aresome basic ideas on how to plan for the task.1. Determine your net inco [Read More]
Sunday, October 31st 2010 12:00 am
BEWARE, THERE ARE THOSE HOMEOWNERS THAT WILL PUT UP THEIR HOUSE FOR RENT WHEN THE LOAN IS ACTUALLY IN DEFAULT. THIS IS A TERRIBLE THING, ILLEGAL AND UNFAIR TO THE TENANT. I RECENTLY INQUIRED ABOUT A HOUSE WHICH FOR RENT WITH AN AGENCY IN TOWN, I DECIDED TO CHECK THE COUNTY RECORDS TO FIND MORE INFO [Read More]
Tuesday, July 20th 2010 8:53 am
Youve purchased income property and are getting ready to rent it out. Creating a solidly worded lease now becomes a priority. A lease details owner and renter obligations, specifically with regard to fees, upkeep, and property damage. There are several key elements you must include in the lease docu [Read More]
Monday, June 7th 2010 9:33 am
Managing rental property takes a lot of work and a decent amount of know-how. Step one in this process is finding a good property to use for rental purposes. The buildings location is very important as is the neighborhood. You want an area that illustrates stability so that should you decide to re-s [Read More]
Wednesday, June 2nd 2010 12:02 pm
Sometimes it simply isnt feasible or practical to buy a home or condo. That leaves renting. Because almost every rentable space has a contract attached, finding the right space is nearly as complex as is buying a home. How do you go about this process so that you find the right apartment that also s [Read More]
Sunday, April 18th 2010 12:00 am
As I was having my coffee this morning and reading the paper, I saw good news for a change. Our economy in Hernando County is improving. As a realtor, I have been very busy, but there are so many negative people who say, "no" it's not. I thought maybe it was a fluke and my business pa [Read More]
Thursday, January 14th 2010 12:00 am
as forclosures claim more casualties tenents living in forclosed properties are no longer going to be victims. The Protecting Tenants at Forclosure Act requires the purchaser of a forclosure property most often a bank to give a tenant at least 90 days to vacate the property. a tenant with a written [Read More]