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Thinking about becoming a landlord?

With the abundance of distressed and low-priced properties for sale, many people are considering becoming first-time landlords. But before you embark on such a venture, it’s important to fully understand landlord and tenant rights and responsibilities. A landlord usually is responsible for keeping the unit in a livable condition, which includes making the necessary repairs along with ensuring that the property is in compliance with all state and local housing codes. The landlord sets the rental amount for the property, and being a first-time landlord, it is best to research the area and charge a few dollars lower than the …

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