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CDC and Minnesota and Rent Payments..Oh My!

Deb Newell - Friday, September 4, 2020


Here’s what is new, if you haven’t heard, it is true, the CDC has ordered a new federal eviction moratorium that is in place through December 31, 2010.  What exactly does this mean for Minnesotans?  Well, rent is still due.  The order does not absolve the tenant the obligation to pay rent and nothing is prohibit...

Masks, Now Required in Property Management and Everywhere.

Deb Newell - Thursday, July 23, 2020


Effective July 24th at 11:59 pm, all Minnesotans are required to wear a face covering in indoor businesses and indoor public settings as per Executive Order 20-81 issued by Governor Walz.IMPORTANT: The Executive Order requires face coverings to be worn by all individuals in all areas of multi-family dwellings, except for inside ...

$100 Million up for grabs for renters

Deb Newell - Friday, July 17, 2020


On Tuesday, July 14th, Governor Walz announced that he would make $100 million available for tenants.  It is intended to be a “program to provide housing assistance to prevent evictions and maintenance housing stability”.  This is an application process, for those impacted by unemployment, illness or other COVID-19 r...

What Does Phase 3 Look Like after COVID-19 in Minnesota?

Deb Newell - Monday, June 8, 2020


June 5 - Minnesota’s Executive Order 20-74It’s here!  Phase 3!  On June 10, 2020, Minnesota will move into Phase 3 of our Stay Safe Plan, which will enable more businesses to reopen.  The State of Minnesota has also launched a new website – staysafe.mn.gov  – to give everyone the guidance n...

COVID-19 Update

Deb Newell - Wednesday, April 1, 2020


At Real Time Leasing, our main priority is the health and safety of our community. We have prepared a plan outlining procedures for our staff, tenants, clients, prospective tenants, and anyone else associated with our management services. For everyone’s safety, all visits to our office are By Appointment Only. Here’s...

Minnesota Prepares to "Shelter in Place"

Deb Newell - Monday, March 30, 2020


As you are aware, Minnesota is currently under a “Shelter-in-Place” Executive Order.  For many of us, this requires that we remain in our homes and are practicing our Social Distancing.  And as announced by President Trump on Sunday, March 29th, Social Distancing is now in effect until the end of April.  To rema...

Minnesota COVID-19 Resource List for Tenants

Deb Newell - Tuesday, March 24, 2020


Real-Time Leasing is committed to helping our community and community partners any way we can – but especially our tenants and clients.We have put together a list of resources with links to their Assistance page that may be of use for you during this pandemic.UtilitiesDakota Electric - AssistanceCenterpoint Energy – Payment As...

What Does Rent Relief Look Like for Minnesota Tenants?

Deb Newell - Thursday, March 19, 2020


In an ongoing effort to keep our community of Tenants and Owners apprised of what is happening locally and recognize that this information changes day by day, week by week.Regarding Possible Late RentWe encourage for all those affected to let us know sooner, rather than later.  We encourage all who are faced with job loss or red...

A Message from Chief Operating Officer, Deb Newell | Monday, March 16, 2020

System - Monday, March 16, 2020


Our first priority is the health and safety of our staff and of you, our residents and clients.  We have been closely monitoring the ever-changing discussions regarding the current pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and will be actively updating our policies as we continue to provide services to everyone.  ...

How to Get the Best Tenant in My Rental Property | St. Paul Tenant Screening Advice

Deb Newell - Monday, October 10, 2016


So how do you get the best tenants for your St. Paul rental property? That’s a really good question and it has a really simple answer: you screen them.Poor Screening Leads to Poor TenantsMany times, owners will come to us after the fact. They are having problems because they have already placed a tenant who was never screened proper...

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