Keeping In Touch With Your Tenants

Keeping in touch with your tenants is something you will have to do as a Landlord. From leaking faucets to collecting rent you will have to interact with your tenants at some point. Cozy provides a few ways to stay in contact without overwhelming you. E-mails When you list a …

Cozy Payment Methods for Renters

Cozy has a payment system that allows the renters to pay their rent with credit or debit cards, as well as sending bank-to-bank (ACH) payments. These bank-to-bank payments come directly from the renters checking account and are deposited directly into the landlord’s bank account. You no longer have to chase …

Screening: Background and Credit Checks

If you are on the fence about screening your applicants, here is everything you need to know to make an informed decision. What screening services does Cozy offer? Cozy offers two types of screenings. Background check Credit check Cozy gives you the option to do both for $39.99, one for …

Renting vs Buying in Florida

Have you ever thought about moving to the sunshine state of Florida? One of the first questions you will ask yourself is, “Should I rent or should I buy?” Let’s look at the pros and cons of Renting vs Buying in Florida! Mobility If you are renting it is easier …

When Your Hot-Water Is TOO Hot!

Thermostat If you feel like your hot-water is way too hot, before you call a professional, check the thermostat. Your water being too hot is usually the result of the thermostat being set at too high of a temperature. If this is the case, verify that your hot water heater …

How much does an FHA loan cost?

A conventional mortgage requires a 20% down payment. This amount can sometimes be difficult for buyers to save up so they begin looking for other options. One very popular option is an “FHA loan” which is actually mortgage insurance provided by the Federal Housing Administration. While allowing buyers to make …

What makes buying a foreclosed property risky?

Just about everyone has heard about buying foreclosures as a get rich quick scheme. There are ads all over the place talking about how much you can raise your net worth by buying foreclosures. While this is definitely true it leaves out a lot of the pitfalls you can face …

How to unclog an AC Drain line with a Shop Vac

The condensate drain line is an important part of your air conditioning system. If this drain line gets clogged up your air conditioner will start to leak water inside your home. This water can cause extensive damage so the leak needs to be repaired as soon as possible. Luckily this …

Adjustable-Rate Mortgage Calculators

Before you agree to an adjustable-rate mortgage, use an adjustable-rate mortgage calculator to help determine what your payments will be when the interest rates rise and fall. Having this information will help you make a better-informed decision about whether an adjustable-rate mortgage is right for you. Using an adjustable-rate mortgage …

Why is my water not getting hot?

If you step into the shower and are greeted by freezing cold water it may be time to look at your hot-water heater. Electric water heaters are pretty simple and almost anyone can diagnose the issues that can occur. Water heaters can have a variety of issues such as leaks, …