How Can You Minimize The Consequences Of Breaking Your Commercial Lease?

If you've decided to close, move, or expand your small business, one of your first steps may be to contact your leasing agent and inform him or her that you plan to vacate your current space. However, if you still have a substantial period of time remaining on your commercial lease, you could face some strong resistance. In some cases, your leasing agent or landlord may require you to continue making regular monthly payments until the termination of your lease -- even if they've found a suitable tenant in the meantime. Read More 

Security Tips When Preparing A Rental Property For New Tenants

Keeping a rental property secure is one of the most important things that a landlord or property manager can do when preparing a unit for a new tenant. Not only will this kind of work ensure that the property can rent for a high price, it will also help protect the tenants from any potential break-ins. Replace Any Door Locks After the former tenant has moved out of an apartment or rental home, it's your responsibility as the landlord or property manager to replace all the locks. Read More 

Termite Troubles? How To Deter And Remove Termites From Your Home

If you have a suspicion that you have a termite infestation in your home, you will want to take the necessary steps in having them removed quickly and efficiently. Termites are known to do an abundance of damage to the structure of buildings if they are not eradicated fast enough. Here are some steps you can take in removing and deterring termites from embedding themselves in the wood areas of your home. Read More 

Learn How To Stop An Ant Invasion In Its Tracks

With spring right around the corner, it won't be long before common household ants become a problem for many homeowners yet again. Unlike many household pests, these tiny creatures are able to fit through even the smallest spaces and feast on even the smallest crumbs for days. Consequently, the usual methods of sealing off cracks in the wall and placing food products into air tight containers may not be enough to keep ants out of your home. Read More 

The New Farmer’s Guide To Finding A Farm

If you have always had a dream of getting away from the rat race and becoming a farmer, there is no time like the present for making your dreams come true. Perhaps the most crucial step in the process is finding the right farm for your needs. Acquiring a farm is not as easy as buying a residence in most cases. This article looks at some of the major considerations you should keep in mind. Read More