Category: Real Estate

Who is the Trustee in a Deed of Trust?

A trustee is an important party in a Deed of Trust. In this blog post, learn about who can be a trustee, what their role is, and why a Deed of Trust is often preferred over a Mortgage Agreement.

/ January 30, 2019
Holiday Decorating Tips for Renters

Holiday Decorating Tips for Renters

Make sure your holiday decorations don’t cause you to lose your security deposit or breach your lease. Decorate your suite mindfully this holiday season by following the tips in this post.

/ December 13, 2018
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How to Avoid Liabilities as a Landlord

Landlords are responsible for making sure their rental properties are in good, livable condition. In this post, we identify a few important responsibilities for landlords that could result in legal troubles if neglected, delayed, or ignored.

/ December 6, 2018
What You Should Know About Gifting Real Estate

What You Should Know About Gifting Real Estate

Real estate can be given as a gift as part of your estate plan, or even for a special occasion or holiday. This post goes through some things you should know about giving real estate as a gift.

/ December 4, 2018
The Landlord's Guide to Reference Checks

The Landlord’s Guide to Reference Checks

Reference checks are often the final stage of the tenant screening process. Find out which questions to ask a tenant’s reference and how to ask them.

/ November 20, 2018
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What is the Fair Housing Act?

The Fair Housing Act is a set of rules that prevents discrimination in housing. In this post, learn more about what the Fair Housing Act is and how it affects landlords.

/ November 8, 2018