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Idiot's Guides: Making Money with Rental Properties by Lisa Iannucci, Kimberly Smith

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CHAPTER6

Preparing Your Property for Tenants

In This Chapter

  • Sprucing up your property
  • Ensuring your property is safe
  • Going green to make more green
  • Making use of inspection reports
  • Renting a furnished property

Sometimes it helps to think of your rental property as a product. What makes your product better than the one down the street? If you were buying a used car, for example, you’d shop around and compare one car to another. You wouldn’t buy the car that’s rundown with high mileage and ripped seats, would you? Or would you opt for the one that has a new engine, a good security system, and other upgrades? Typically, you’d buy the car that’s ...

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