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Arizona Landlord-Tenant Law: Expectations vs. Reality

Owning rental properties can be an excellent way to bring in income and provide for yourself and your family. A lot can go awry, too, however, if you enter the process without all of the information you need—especially the correct legal information. How well do you know Arizona landlord-tenant law, for instance? Unless you’re a Tucson property manager, lawyer, or a highly...

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Get Your Property Rent-Ready in 10 Steps

Whether you’re looking to rent out your piece of Tucson real estate for the first time or are getting it ready for someone new, getting the best return on your investment means making sure your property is rent-ready before you list it. What does this mean? Essentially, it needs to be cleaned, repaired, and be in good enough shape to

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7 Ways to Build Your Property Portfolio

While homeownership is still common, the fact is that more people are renting homes nowadays rather than purchasing them. There are numerous reasons for this shift—from the increases in the cost of living to current wages, as well as young people being apprehensive when it comes to purchasing a home in the current economy. While this may be bad news for housing developers, i...

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Its Cooler Season!

As the temperatures rise, make sure you keep some windows open….just a bit. You see, a cooler will try to blow your house up like a big balloon and the air has to go somewhere! The best test of balance is to open your front door a crack with the cooler on and see if it slams shut, if it does, you need to open another window somewhere in the house to allow the air out. If ...

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Change Those Filters!

We want to keep you cool and comfortable this summer! Your lease or rental agreement with Bancroft & Associates requires you to change your air conditioner filters periodically, not just because we are neat freaks, but, because it helps your air conditioner perform better and more efficiently. How about that, cooler and cheaper at the same time. If you have a problem loca...

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Get Your Rent in Early! Avoid Late Fees!

Remember that the 4th of July is on a Monday. Your rents are due by the first of the month and late if received after the 3rd, regardless of whether the Post Office is open and delivering mail or not! Our offices are open on Saturday and Sunday, the 2nd & 3rd. Avoid late fees, get your rents in early!

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Know your responsibilities!

It is your responsibility to report problems in your rental unit. If something goes unreported and get worse you may be responsible for the repairs and damage. If you broke it, it is better to report it and get it repaired, even if you have to pay for it, than to let things go and get a bigger bill later. Items that are particularly common are: Roof leaks, running toil...

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Lets Be Honest

It amazes me that in this world of instant access to information, that some applicants believe that a smart owner or manager won’t find out about their past. If you have had problems or credit issues, its better to discuss with and disclose them to your future landlord BEFORE you sign the lease. If they discover that you concealed material facts that could have affected t...

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Updated: 14th August, 2019 8:02 AM.