How Do Landlords Reduce Their Maintenance Fees Every Year? Here's A Short Video With A Few Landlording Tips That Will Save You $1000s... Being a landlord for the past 10 years has taught me a lot about how to save money in the long run. Especially when you own more than one house, these costs can become exponential. Keep in mind, when you're investing in homes 15-20+ years old that have never been updated, the shelf life of many of the appliances, major things like the roof, will start to have problems. So here are a few tips from me to you, to help save you a couple hundred if not thousands of dollars in the months to come.