Thinking of renting your home? Where do you start?

for rentGet the house in shape, including interior and exterior patching and painting, carpet cleaning, appliance tune-up, ensuring adequate insulation, and fixing what needs fixing.

A property management company can research prices in your area, or you can look in the real estate section of your Sunday paper.

It’s not essential to hire a property manager, but it can make life easier, especially if you move out of the area. Interview at least three companies. Ask about accreditation, customer service, references, tenant screening, experience, vacancy rates, maintenance, monthly reporting, handling evictions, insurance, fee structure, and inspection of the property.


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