Security Deposit Alternatives: What are the options?

Jan 11, 2012 Matt Roesly

As a landlord traditional security deposits aren’t the only solution for protecting yourself and your property from accidental damage and unpaid rent.  There are security deposit alternatives to consider for replacing a traditional

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Renters Growing Marijuana: Landlords Just Say "No"

Nov 11, 2011 Matt Roesly

The so-called "War on Drugs" has long been a part of our political landscape.  Millions of words have been written about its costs in time, money and government resources.  The discussion has generally been framed in national and

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Tenant Screening: Best Practices for Avoiding Landlord Nightmares

Oct 03, 2011 Matt Roesly

Currently more people than ever are renting their residential properties. More people than ever are learning that it’s not easy to be a landlord. More people than ever are discovering the nightmares of being a landlord. If you have a

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Apartment Marketing - Free Rent Specials

Jul 16, 2010 Matt Roesly

As SmartDep Security Deposit Replacement continues to add new property managers and owners, we are learning about different marketing specials that help landlords to increase the occupancy of their rental unit portfolio.  We've seen numerous

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How to Protect Yourself from Unruly Tenants

Jul 02, 2010 Matt Roesly

Being a landlord can be rewarding and bring you financial benefits, but you should be aware of another side of managing a rental property. I'm talking about dealing with abusive tenants that may profit from your goodwill and ignore the terms

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