Welcome to The Playroom

We've named our blog after the most joyful room in the house, because that's the feeling which best describes living in a Belong home. We'll be sharing tips, trends and stories from our community that capture the many ways in which we're making long-term renting a new way of life. One where all people Belong.

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Woman using accounting software to self-manage rental property as a landlord

May 18, 2022

Accounting Software for Landlords, Ranked

We ranked the best accounting software for landlords to stay on top of your rental income.

Property Management

Written By

Belong on May 18, 2022

Young woman drinking coffee on the couch and working on her laptop, managing a rental from interstate

May 11, 2022

Managing An Out-of-State Rental Property

Uncover the ins and outs of remotely managing an out-of-state property as a landlord.

Property Management

Written By

Belong on May 11, 2022

A well maintained rental home in a HOA-governed community

May 10, 2022

How To Rent Your Home and Stay HOA-Board Approved

Find out how the right property manager can work with your HOA, ensuring the Board will love having you as a landlord renting a home in the community.

Property Management

Written By

Belong on May 10, 2022

A Californian suburban neighborhood with property-managed rental homes

Apr 8, 2022

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Property Management

Thinking about renting out a property you own? Before you do anything, read this guide.

Written By

Belong on Apr 8, 2022

A model of a house besides coins and bags of money, depicting passive income earned by property on the rental market

Mar 31, 2022

Your Guide To Earning Passive Income On A Rental Property

Is being a landlord a good source of passive income? Learn the ins and outs of earning income through a rental property investment.

Real Estate Investing

Written By

Belong on Mar 31, 2022

Hands typing on keyboard with padlocks to depict cyber security for landlords to protect tenant data

Mar 1, 2022

What Every Landlord Should Know About Cyber Security

You might not realize it, but you have all the information a hacker would need to steal your tenants’ identity. Are you doing enough to keep it safe?

Property Management

Written By

Belong on Mar 1, 2022

An on-trend bedroom with two shades of green paint, moulding and soft furnishings

Mar 1, 2022

7 of The Best Decor Ideas & Tips To Stage a Room

Whether staging for sale or marketing a new rental, you need the 2022 list of tricks and hacks to make your house feel like a palace.

Property Management

Written By

Belong on Mar 1, 2022

Headshot of guest blogger, Grand McDonald VP of 14th Street Capital

Mar 1, 2022

3 Ways Tech Innovations Help Landlords Better Manage Their Properties

Our guest blogger at 14th Street Capital provides a run-down on how technology is making self-managing your own property much easier. 

Belong

Written By

Belong on Mar 1, 2022

A family of five and a small dog run happily into a new home among moving boxes. Families can not be discriminated against under Fair Housing Laws.

Mar 1, 2022

Understanding Fair Housing Laws When Renting Out Your Home

Found out how to screen for tenants lawfully with this simple overview of Fair Housing Laws.

Property Management

Written By

Adam on Mar 1, 2022

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