Be A Better Landlord

In this episode, Seamus and Krista discuss maintenance requests, how to handle them, and how they can benefit the landlord-tenant relationship. 

Creators & Guests

Krista Reuther
Krista Reuther is the Senior Content Marketing Writer at TurboTenant where she writes data-driven, actionable material to help landlords and renters alike. With decades of writing and editing experience, she’s produced top-quality content across various industries, including real estate, SaaS, and survey design/implementation. Before TurboTenant, Krista worked at The CE Shop, editing scores of educational blogs, webinars, newsletters, and ebooks full of real estate agent education. Making difficult topics accessible and underscoring the importance of interpersonal relationships is a top priority for Krista. When she’s not helping landlords and tenants, she’s an avid poet, an aspiring chef, and an amateur comic.
Seamus Nally
Seamus Nally is the CEO of TurboTenant and a landlord of several residential properties in upstate New York and Colorado. With a professional background in Product Management, Seamus is not just a proven builder of great products but also a cultivator of exceptional teams. His leadership with the talented team at TurboTenant has transformed the brand into the leading all-in-one platform that empowers landlords to seamlessly and confidently self-manage their rental properties. Leveraging his years of property management experience and extensive startup knowledge, Seamus is a strong leader of the TurboTenant team and an industry trailblazer.

What is Be A Better Landlord?

Welcome to Be A Better Landlord, the ultimate guide to mastering the art of property management. Whether you're an experienced landlord looking to refine your skills or a beginner diving into the real estate realm, TurboTenant's insightful series has got you covered. Join us as we explore everything you need to know about landlord-tenant law, ensuring you navigate the legal landscape with confidence. Discover your rights and responsibilities, ensuring compliance with local regulations and avoiding potential pitfalls.

We'll show you how to effectively market your rental property, attracting top-notch tenants and minimizing vacancy periods. Learn the science behind crafting compelling listings, utilizing online platforms, and leveraging traditional marketing techniques to reach a wider audience. Discover best practices for property maintenance, preserving its value over time. Implement preventive maintenance measures, address repairs promptly, and foster a tenant-friendly environment that encourages responsible occupancy.

Want to maximize your rental income while minimizing expenses? We've got you covered. Explore strategies for setting competitive rental rates, negotiating lease terms, and managing operating costs to optimize your return on investment. Embrace a proactive approach to conflict resolution, promoting open communication and addressing tenant concerns promptly. Learn how to handle difficult situations with professionalism, navigating potential disputes with diplomacy.

Whether you're aiming to boost profits, maintain a harmonious tenant-landlord relationship, or simply enhance your property management skills, Be A Better Landlord is your go-to resource in the ever-evolving world of real estate. Get ready to level up your landlord game!