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Validating the Tenant Reference

The potential tenant seems very likable. Like a nice and respectable working guy who will not give any landlord like yourself problems. You’d be happy to lease to him, right…? However, don’t we all put our best foot forward when trying to give a good impression?...

Tips on Writing a Tenant Reference Letter

Landlords get plenty of requests from their tenants that can be fulfilled in a reasonable amount of time to the satisfaction of all parties involved. But if you have ever been asked to write a reference letter, you know the great reluctance that can overwhelm you due...

The Honest Way to Give Reference for a Tenant

When a prospective new landlord seeks a reference on an old landlord’s past tenant, the referring former landlord must always give a fair and honest report on the tenant in question. The reporting landlord must remain cognizant of the various points of import to...

How to Deal with First-Time Renters

If you are a landlord with a house or apartment to rent, you must be very careful in terms of who you select as a tenant. If an applicant claims that he is a first time renter, don’t take that claim at face value. You’ll have to do some work in order to determine if...