Archive for 'Landlording Rants'

My rental property is STILL for sale!

Posted on 18. Jun, 2011 by .


My rental property is officially pissing me off. It’s been for sale since November 2010. I have it listed with a realtor (my father to be exact.) It’s had exactly 2 people through it. 1 said it was priced right. 1 said it was priced too high. New carpet, new paint, it’s just in new-ish […]

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Court Date and Security Guard Run-in

Posted on 26. Sep, 2010 by .


Well my court date for my eviction is scheduled for Wednesday morning at 11:15am. I’m seriously thinking of selling the place if it’s in decent shape, which I have a feeling it will be. Even though I’m pissed at my tenants for not paying, they always kept the place immaculate and even added “home” touches […]

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Offers on 2 multi-units and an eviction

Posted on 07. Sep, 2010 by .


Do you remember my last post where I talked about finding a motivated apartment owner by reading the paper at work? Well I read the paper again and found another gentleman who was willing to hold some financing. Sooo in the past week I’ve looked at 4 multi-unit properties. A duplex, a triplex, a quad […]

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Rental Late Fees can add up

Posted on 30. Apr, 2010 by .


Rental late fees can really add up month after month and can actually help add to your NOI (Net Operating Income.) Of course, sometimes they aren’t something you can predict. So one of my tenants that I have, who I absolutely love (for the most part,) are paying late again this month. This is the […]

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Another landlording lesson learned

Posted on 28. Oct, 2009 by .


So I put a tenant in a while back and after 4 months had to evict them……well I happened to get one of their fathers who lived in Michigan to co-sign. Anyway, I evicted the tenants with no problems and no court process. Just told them I wanted them gone by Sunday and they were […]

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