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Is it too late to collect what I’m owed?

Sometimes we take on a new client who had a bad experience with a previous tenant who left the property owing money for either rent or repairs, and wondering whether it’s still possible to go after that money.Generally, as long as too much time hasn’t passed, and you ...
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Remaining Rent from a Skipped/Evicted Tenant

We occasionally get asked by our clients if a tenant is responsible for rent after they’ve been evicted or skip out mid-lease. The simple answer is “yes.” However, as with most things where the law is involved, the simple answer doesn’t really give you the...
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Utility Bills

Utility bills can be a real nightmare if the lease doesn’t cover them correctly. We frequently take over the management of a property that the owner had been paying the utilities for and then billing the tenant. Usually, the owner is having us take over because the tenant d...
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When a tenant abandons the property

Thankfully this is a rarity if you are using a reputable management company like us that screens tenants thoroughly, but it’s impossible to completely avoid. Sometimes there will be a tenant who abandons a property mid-lease. It usually happens after the tenant loses his jo...
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Wage Garnishment from Deadbeat Tenants

Thankfully, the vast majority of our clients never have to worry about this situation. Very few tenants ever have to have an eviction filed against them, since we're so thorough with our tenant screening on the front-end, but no screening can ever completely eliminate evictio...
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