July 31, 2020
NARPM® Radio: Mutual Parting Doesn’t Have to be Painful
Your owner and tenant part ways prior to the end of the lease. The tenant leaves, but then demands money back that you’re holding. You had assumed the tenant was forfeiting the deposit, but he thought otherwise. What to do in this situation to avoid misunderstandings? Check out a few recommendations from property management attorney Harry Heist in this week’s NARPM®Radio podcast, available on Apple iTunes and Podbean. Subscribe today!
*As always, check with your local or state attorney, as laws vary.
July 24, 2020
NARPM®Radio: Doing a renovation? Tips on paint and floor coverings – and how to save money!
When NARPM members told us they were doing more and more renovation work in the properties they manage, we went to work looking for more ways to save you money. In comes Sherwin-Williams, the nation’s leading provider of installed floorcoverings in residential property management, and of course a well-recognized name in paint. This conversation with Dan Giddens from Sherwin-Williams hones in on how to access your NARPM member discount, what floor covering he recommends for rental homes, and other tips to help you with your own or a client’s remodel. If you’re not yet subscribed to NARPM®Radio, you can find it on Apple iTunes and Podbean; subscribe today and don’t miss an episode!
July 17, 2020
NARPM®Radio: What You Need to Know About Stand-Alone Warranties
Do you know if appliances or other items in your properties are covered under stand-alone warranties? A typical problem is when a manager takes over a new property, and two weeks later the refrigerator dies. You get it repaired, and the owner refuses to pay the bill because the appliance was under a five-year stand-alone warranty. The problem is, you were not aware of that warranty. How do you avoid this happening to you? Florida attorney Harry Heist has some words of wisdom for property managers on this topic in this week’s podcast on NARPM®Radio. Tune in today! Subscribe through Apple iTunes or Podbean (just search for NARPM Radio) and you’ve got access to all kinds of interesting property management topics you can listen to anywhere!
As always, check with your attorney for any state or local laws that may apply to you.
July 7, 2020
Your tenant asks you to apply the security deposit to the last month of the lease. Do you have any control over that request? If you say no to it, do you file an eviction? Does the owner have any say over this? There are several potential pitfalls in this scenario; learn more about what could happen in this week’s NARPM Radio podcast featuring property management attorney Harry Heist. As always, check with your attorney on any applicable state or local laws that may apply.