how to replace a toilet Seal

The Toilet Seal is probably one of the least thought about but the most critical parts of your bathroom. The seal we are talking about is located at the bottom of your toilet and connects it to the floor. This seal is usually made of wax and called a “Wax …

Our old house is now listed on the MLS!

Well, it’s finally a thing! After talking for weeks and getting everything worked out. It is finally listed! I think the most stressful part of this process so far to me was the Property Condition Disclosure Statement (PCDS). With a newer house, this would be pretty simple but I had …

How to write a pet addendum

Pets are a staple of the American household. For many, owning a cat or dog is one of the best feelings in the world. Over half of households in the US have pets according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. As a landlord, it is a difficult decision on whether …

Beginning the sale of our old home purchased 5 years ago

We are beginning the process of selling a home we purchased five years ago using http://hudhomestore.com. This big red house was our first house and a major renovation project. We started working with our agent to begin the selling process about two weeks ago. Thankfully, we haven’t had too many …

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 buy in Florida?” 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 …