A survival guide for fledgling landlords

Sometimes, when landlord Leigh Robinson has tenants who are late with the rent, he might send them a cartoon — a gentle jab to remind them to pay up. If that method fails, or if the tenants are complete deadbeats, he might bribe them to move out.

Some of his management techniques may be a bit on the unconventional side, but having owned hundreds of housing units over four-plus decades, Robinson has become confident about what works and what doesn’t.  Read more by clicking here.

You won’t make it if you’re too rigid. Or if you’re too laid-back — you can’t just let things sit; you have to keep on top of (problems), because every day they’re not paying is costing you money.

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