Rental Property Maintenance and Repair Guide for Landlords

Rental property maintenance is a skill that every landlord needs to have. Learn everything you'll need to know about rental property repair here.

First learn how to conduct a rental property inspection and where to look for damages and defects.

And if you do uncover any damage, the first question to ask is "Who should fix it?" and not "How do I fix it?". Only when you have confirmed that it is your responsibility, then you should take action.

We will also help you decide if you should hire a contractor or do it yourself... including how to choose a dependable contractor if you need one.

Landlord Inspection Checklist for Home Inspections

Rental property inspections don't have to be tedious. Whether you're checking for damages at the end of a lease or doing a routine maintenance, our checklist will make things easy for you.

What is Normal Wear and Tear? - Who Pays for the Damage

Keeping your rental property in good shape is a shared responsibility between you and your tenant. Find out who's responsible for which repairs with this tutorial.

How to Furnish a Rental Property for Higher Returns

Rental property improvement is a proven method to increase rental income and lower vacancy rates. Learn which type of fixtures, furniture and appliances offer the best return for your money.

PART 1: Should You Hire a Contractor or Do It Yourself?
PART 2: What to Look for When Hiring a Contractor

No matter how good you are with your hands (and power tools), there will come a time when you'll need to enlist the help of a contractor. Learn how to hire contractors and work with them.

What is a Slum Landlord? - How to Report a Slumlord

Uncover the elusive world of slum landlords and their shady practices here. We will also show you the proper steps to turn them in to the authorities.

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