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The "implied covenant of quiet enjoyment" is a real estate term that may not be clearly covered in the leasing agreement. But tenants are afforded this right regardless of whether it is on the lease or not. The “implied covenant of quiet enjoyment” protects a tenant’s right to stay in a rental home and enjoy a peace and quiet. So, it is essential for landlords to be aware of this covenant and fully understand it. McKenna & Vane Property Management have put together this article in the hope that all landlords understand their rights and res…

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Investors globally have turned to real estate when making long-term investments that promise returns. It’s one of the most reliable investments you can make. However, it’s not as simple as just purchasing a property. As an upcoming real estate investor, you need to be familiar with the industry’s jargon and have solid knowledge to back it. To help you with this, below are twenty-five terms all real estate investors should know! Rental Property This is a property that generates the proprietor/investor a monthly income by renting it out for resi…

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Marketing a rental property isn't just about writing great ad copy, its about the visuals too. But you don’t need a massive budget to shoot a tour of your rental. All you need is your smartphone and some advice from a specialist in the property industry. From our years in the industry, the team at McKenna & Vane Property Management has put together a few tips that would help landlords in this endeavor. Use Landscape Mode Most people tend to take videos use portrait mode as that is the natural way people hold their phones. But these video…

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Investing in a rental property can deliver plenty of benefits. You earn a steady income and can grow your property’s portfolio over time, and attracting long-term tenants is the best way to do it. After some time, you might feel that you need to increase your rent rate. This requires a thorough analysis. If you decide to hike up your rent, your tenants may not renew their leases. To counter this possibility, landlords can apply strategic ideas to increasing their income without resorting to an increase in rent. Here are some income-generating t…

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Are you renting out your home for the first time? Or, has a tenant recently moved out and your home is now vacant? Either way, your success at filling a rental vacancy starts with writing a good property listing.  You’ll want to write one that will immediately grasp the attention of prospective tenants when they are scrolling through listings.  A great property listing is one that contains three important elements: quality photos, an engaging narrative, and a strong description. And that’s where this article comes in! After reading through this…

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