Being a new landlord can feel overwhelming. From figuring out how to handle tenant screening to understanding the best way to start off your new landlord-tenant relationship on the right foot, our goal at TurboTenant is to empower landlords with the resources and tools they need. While you might feel overwhelmed at first, we hope that over time, you will become an organized and confident landlord. Check out these useful resources for first-time landlords!
Helpful Landlord Resources & Articles
The 7 P’s Of Filling Rental Vacancies
Have you wondered how you can increase your chances of filling a vacant unit? Do you have a rental property that seems to be stuck on the market? Check out this useful guide to filling rental vacancies.
6 Tips To Get Your Property Ready To Rent
Looking for tips and tricks on getting your property ready for rent? Check out these helpful insights for preparing a rental property.
How To Post A Rental Listing to Craigslist
When it comes to listing your property, the more places you post it, the better. Craigslist is a great free listing site. Use this guide to learn how to post your rental listing to Craigslist easily and quickly.
How To Interview Potential Tenants
When you have applicants interested in your property, do you know what questions you should be asking? Check out these helpful tips for interviewing potential tenants as part of your thorough screening process.
The Most Common Questions From Tenants
When it comes to meeting new tenants, you won’t be the only one with questions. Prepare for the questions tenants might have for you with this guide to common tenant questions.
How To Read A Tenant Screening Report
Once you run a screening report on a tenant, do you know how to read it? Check out our step by step guide on how to read a tenant screening report.
What You Need To Know About Rejecting Applicants
If you market your property effectively, you will have more applicants than you know what to do with. When it comes time to reject applicants, do you know the reasons you are allowed to say no and how to let applicants down? Find out everything you need to know about rejecting applicants in this informative piece.
Pet Fees, Pet Rent & What You Need to Know About Pet Policies
Whether you are opting for a pet-friendly rental or you are saying no to pets completely, check out all you need to know about pet policies, pet rent, and more.
Where To Get Landlord Forms
Landlording means dealing with droves of paperwork. Before you get lost in the mess, find out how to locate the landlord forms you will need.
Basic Guidelines For Building Your Landlord-Tenant Relationship
Ideally, you hope for a smooth and respectful relationship between you and your tenants. However, just like any relationship, a solid landlord-tenant relationship requires a purposeful approach. Find out how to establish the best relationship you can in this set of guidelines.
How To Add a Co-signer To A Lease
Sometimes it is in your best interest to add a co-signer to a lease. Find out when you should ask for a co-signer and how to add a co-signer to a lease here.
How To Avoid Renting To Scammers
Although it is often renters who are worried about being scammed, the reality is that landlords can be scammed too. Find out how to best avoid renting to scammers in this informative article.
Welcoming New Tenants
Finding new tenants is an exciting experience. When the day for move-in arrives, do you know how you should welcome your tenants? Find out the ways you can welcome tenants to their new home.
The Guide To Normal “Wear & Tear” Vs Tenant Damage
When one tenant moves out and a new one is set to move-in, you need to determine what damages the previous tenant should pay for and what is simply “normal wear and tear.” Find out how to tell the difference in this guide.
How To Become An Organized Landlord in 4 Easy Steps
How organized is your landlording business? Ensure your processes flow smoothly with these easy steps for becoming an efficient landlord.