A bite-sized Q&A show where Lucas Hall answers questions about landlording, property management, renting and real estate.
Lucas is a successful landlord with happy tenants and a profitable income property portfolio. A landlord for approx. ten years, and founder of Landlordology.com, Lucas has figured out how to make landlording fun and profitable, and he wants to teach you how. This podcast is all about promoting quality, ethical property management, while building a passive income and equity that will last generations. This show will teach you how to successfully manage your rental properties, build wealth, and keep your tenants happy.
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Ask Lucas 035: What Happens to the Lease When a Tenant Dies?
Kerry from Florida had a tenant pass away in the middle of a fixed lease term. How should she handle the remaining unpaid rent with the estate, and who should pay for all the extra marketing fees to find a new tenant?
Ask Lucas 034: What’s the Best Way to Calculate Income for Joint Applicants?
Joanne from Seattle is asking how to calculate the income requirement when you are screening multiple joint applicants. Do you use gross or net income when comparing to the rent amount, and what deductions do you look for?
Ask Lucas 033: Am I Allowed to Collect Double Rent?
Kelly asks "am I allow to collect double rent on a property when one tenant moves out early?" It's a question that all landlords ask themselves at one point or another. Learn what Lucas recommends, and why.
Ask Lucas 032: Must I Give the Landlord Access to Show the Property?
Trudy from Colorado is asking about the landlord's right to access the property in order to showcase it to prospective applicants. Does she have let him in or can she force him to wait until after she moves out before showing the property?
Ask Lucas 031: Should I Charge a Pet Fee or Pet Deposit, and How Much?
Sharon from California wants to allow pets in her rentals. However, she's not sure what kind of pet fees or pet deposits she should ask the tenant to pay. Lucas gives his recommendation, and some additional tips for handling pets.
Ask Lucas 030: How Do You Perform an Annual Property Inspection?
Brenda from Oregon is asking how to perform a yearly property inspection, and what to watch out for when communicating with tenants.