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Why a Tenant May Leave a Rental Property

Friday, November 30th, 2018
Why a Tenant May Leave a Rental Property

One primary reason people tend to leave a rental property is when the cost of renting becomes too high.

Often the industry fixates on the nightmare tenants and overlooks how great some tenants can be. When we get great tenants, it’s hard to see them go, but there are lots of reasons that they may choose to vacate a rental. Some of the most common reasons are detailed below with tips on how you might try to keep that great tenant in your properties. (more…)

Why Invest in a College Town Property?

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

College towns have a constant flow of new students coming in and old students heading out, so you know that you will always have a robust and diverse pool of tenants at all times.

Choosing the right property to invest in is difficult, whether you are a new homebuyer or a seasoned real estate investment professional. The market of college town properties is a very polarized one, as some property management companies love working with them and others aim to stay as far away as possible! Should you consider investing in a college town property? Consider these four points before you invest.   (more…)

3 Commonly Heard Tenant Complaints and How to Effectively Address Them

Friday, January 12th, 2018

By keeping in mind these three commonly heard complaints and their quick fixes, you’ll look like a superhero with a secret power the next time you are faced with one.

If frequent tenant complaints sometimes leave you feeling frustrated or confused as a property manager, know that you are not alone in your experiences while playing the role of a maintenance dispatcher or a referee between neighbors. These complaints, while daunting to address from month to month, are more common than you think, and most of these grievances often have easy solutions that are occasionally overlooked in situations of urgency or miscommunication. By keeping in mind these three commonly heard complaints and their quick fixes, you’ll look like a superhero with a secret power the next time you are faced with one.

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3 DIY Ways to Warm Up Your Rental This Winter

Friday, January 5th, 2018

With the chilly temperatures keeping you indoors for most of the season, now is a perfect time to customize your rental property as a safe and cozy space from even the coldest days of January.

Although the chaos of the holiday season may be over, winter has only just begun. With the chilly temperatures keeping you indoors for most of the season, now is a perfect time to customize your rental property as a safe and cozy space from even the coldest days of January.

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Easy Tips To Improve Your Rental Without Losing The Security Deposit

Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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When it comes to decorating your apartment the way you like, there are some things you can do without losing the security deposit.

We all rent an apartment for different reasons. Whether we are fresh out of college and in need of a place to call our own or we love the amenities that come with apartment living, there are specific reasons why some people choose apartment life over a condo or single home. Typically, bigger cities offer many different apartment options. However, the struggle to live in a rental that is perfect becomes all too real. Finding an affordable place in a safe neighborhood can be a feat all on its own. Here are few easy ways you can improve the look and feel of the rental that you want to call home. (more…)

The 3 Most Common Reasons Tenants Leave A Rental Property

Friday, August 4th, 2017
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Tenants need an incentive to stay.

Do you find yourself having a very rapid tenant turn-around? Looking for ways to keep your tenants from leaving? With a high tenant turnover rate, property owners end up losing a lot of money having available units that are sometimes difficult to fill. This can invest more of a burden than something that is bringing in profit. Here are just a few easy tips for property owners to use so they can reduce the frequent tenant turnover rate and retain residents more frequently. (more…)

How To Make Your Rental Property Feel More Like Home

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
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Making your rental property feel more like home is easier than you think!

There are many great reasons for choosing a rental property over purchasing a home, but it can be difficult to transform a rental property into a place that feels like home at the end of a long workday. If you are living in a rental property and trying to make it feel like it belongs to you, here are some of the easiest ways to make your rental property feel more like home. (more…)

3 Problems Only Property Managers Will Understand

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Only property managers will understand the problems that come with having a variety of different tenants.

Playing a unique role, property managers maneuver between real estate professionals and tenants alike. In fact, property managers interact with such a wide array of people that is can be overwhelming for those in the beginning stages of their career in the wild world of property management. However, there are some tell-tale problems that only a property manager can relate to. Here are just some of the more common problems every property manager has experienced at least once in their careers. (more…)

4 Affordable Ways You Can Easily Spruce Up A Rental Property

Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Making your rental property feel more like home is a lot easier than you think.

Rentals come in a wide array of shapes, sizes, and rent-readiness. In fact, investors may end up purchasing a rental property that requires work before it can be rented out to potential tenants. In these cases, rental property owners are typically looking for cost-effective solutions that will save them time and money on renovations. So how can rental property owners make the best decisions when updating their rental properties? Here we discuss some budget-friendly ways to make any rental property attractive and desirable. (more…)

The Top 2 Items You Should Replace In Your Rental Property

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Knowing what items needs to be replaced in your rental is easier than you think!

Once you purchase your investment property, you are faced with a massive dilemma: what do I replace and what do I simply get rid of? It can be an extremely mind-boggling experience. In fact, choosing the best way to make your investment property work for you is to determine what items would be cost-effective to replace or upgrade and which items may need to simply be thrown out. Here are some of the more common items that are typically considered to be changed in a new investment property. (more…)