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February 5, 2020
Tim from Proper Upkeep

Tim – Maintenance

Tim – Maintenance What is your role at Twin Cities Leasing / Proper Upkeep? I am a carpenter and handyman. What is your favorite handyman moment? […]
December 3, 2019
What Landlords Can Do About Lead, Asbestos, and Mold

What Landlords Can Do About Lead, Asbestos, and Mold

Landlords in Minnesota must provide habitable dwelling spaces to their tenants; in other words, your rental units must be suitable places to live. For a property […]
October 22, 2019
Is the United States About to Enter a Recession?

Is the United States About to Enter a Recession?

Through the summer and into the fall, there has been a lot of chatter in the press about the threat of an oncoming recession in the […]
October 15, 2019
Why is the Lease so Important for Landlords?

Why is the Lease so Important for Landlords?

Sometimes a landlord will just have a face-to-face interaction with a tenant, take their payment, and give them the keys to the unit. Simply coming to […]
September 21, 2019
About Sam

Sam – Project Manager

Sam – Project Manager What is your role at Twin Cities Leasing? Project Manager with a strong focus on Maintenance. In 10 words tell me about […]
September 6, 2019
Late Rent

Journal Entries From the World’s Worst Tenant #4 – Late Rent

I don’t believe in time. That’s the first part of it. And then the other part is that I don’t believe in money. My landlord is […]
August 30, 2019
Quick Guide to Tenant Screening

Quick Guide to Tenant Screening

If you want to succeed with property investment, finding the properties and finding rental applicants are important steps. However, screening tenants is also key. Carefully checking […]
August 21, 2019
How to Avoid Tenant Lawsuits

How to Avoid Tenant Lawsuits

When you invest in property, you inevitably take on substantial risk. You could face a natural disaster. The economy could plummet. Another key potential headache may […]
August 7, 2019
6 Ways to Be a Great Landlord

6 Ways to Be a Great Landlord

Property investment is about the property, but it’s also about the people. You will get better renters if you are an incredible landlord. Consider that these […]
July 31, 2019
Top 5 Landlord Mistakes

Top 5 Landlord Mistakes

Being a landlord seems straightforward enough, but it requires business acumen to manage investment properties soundly and keep residents happy. Especially if you are a new […]
July 27, 2019
Journal Entries from the World’s Worst Tenant #3 – Noise

Journal Entries from the World’s Worst Tenant #3 – Noise

YAHOOOOOOOO! Yeah that’s right, I like to YELL! There’s little in life that can’t be communicated better in a louder voice. There, that’s a nugget of […]
July 23, 2019
6 Ways to Improve Tenant Retention

6 Ways to Improve Tenant Retention

How important is retention? Incredibly, it costs 5 times more to find a new customer than to keep a current one, according to conversion rate company […]