A Guide to the Eviction Process in Phoenix, Arizona

A Guide to the Eviction Process in Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix landlords usually evict their tenants as a last resort. The reasons for doing so can range from nonpayment of rent to gross violation of the lease agreement and everything in between. To evict a tenant, you must follow the process outlined in the Arizona landlord-tenant law. In other words, you cannot take matters into your own hands by, locking them out, cutting off their utilities, or harassing them. Those are all common examples of “self-help" eviction tactics and are illegal. Only a court can order the successful eviction of a tena…

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Arizona Security Deposit Laws

Arizona Security Deposit Laws

Arizona landlords have a right to require a security deposit from their tenants, and understandably so. It helps shield them to some extent against liabilities that may arise during the course of a tenancy. An example of a liability is property damage. Generally, landlords expect their tenants to leave the property the same way they found it, aside from normal wear and tear. Examples of damage exceeding normal wear and tear include: Stained carpet and linoleum Wall drawings Broken or missing bathroom tiles Chips and burns in laminate countert…

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Renting Out Your Home in Phoenix: Everything You Should Consider

Renting Out Your Home in Phoenix: Everything You Should Consider

Being a landlord can be a lucrative investment venture. The potential passive income you get can help you diversify your income streams. Renting out a house does, however, come with its fair share of challenges. So, if this is your first time doing it in Phoenix, AZ, then it’s vital that you know certain things for your investment to thrive. Below are some of the things you’ll need to do to get started as a landlord. Know What You’re Getting Yourself Into Being a landlord isn’t as easy as it sounds. It goes far beyond just finding a tenant a…

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How to Attract Long-Term Tenants

How to Attract Long-Term Tenants

It’s true that property investments and leasing are good sources of passive income. However, without long-term tenants on your property, this cannot be achieved. With long-term tenants, you’ve assured a more steady stream of income. It also means saving money and time that would go towards finding new tenants. But to land qualified, long-term tenants landlords have to put in continuous effort to ensure their renters are satisfied. This guide will provide you with some tips and tricks to land and keep long-term tenants. Offer a Warm Welcome W…

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Arizona Rental Laws - An Overview of Landlord-Tenant Rights in Phoenix

Arizona Rental Laws - An Overview of Landlord-Tenant Rights in Phoenix

Owning and running an investment property can be quite rewarding. Many of the world’s wealthiest people can attribute their success to real estate investing. That said, owning a rental investment and managing it are two different things. While anyone can own a rental property, some are more qualified to manage it than others. This is because managing a rental property requires certain skills, experience and knowledge. Among other things, you have to understand your state’s landlord-tenant laws. As a landlord in Arizona, the following is every…

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