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Why You Should Utilize a Property Management Service for Your Property

Friday, April 27th, 2018
Why You Should Utilize a Property Management Service for Your Property

By entrusting responsibilities such as building maintenance, rent collection, and tenant management to a property management group, you can focus on making your property even better to rent.

Being a property manager can be a daunting task for one person, which is why trusting your property management to a team of professionals is a great step towards reducing your stress. By entrusting responsibilities such as building maintenance, rent collection, and tenant management to a property management group, you can focus on making your property even better to rent. If you are in the process of deciding whether or not to delegate your property management to a real estate group, consider the many benefits of entrusting these responsibilities to a credible and trustworthy team. (more…)

4 Tips to Perfect Your Pet Policy for the New Year

Friday, January 26th, 2018

When you meet with a prospective tenant before signing a lease, it is also a good idea to meet their pet.

While pet policies are often standard in every leasing agreement, they are often not as thorough as they should be when presented to a tenant. Many pet policies can be vague or confusing with their terms, and it is best to be concise to prevent any misunderstandings with your tenant in the future. By following these four easy tips for perfecting your pet policy, you are ensuring a clear set of guidelines with your tenant so that both parties can maintain an understanding throughout the year. (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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Helpful Tips For Managing Smart Buildings

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Managing a smart building requires that you be mindful of certain things!

We all already know the benefits of having a smart commercial building; there’s nothing like controlling locks on doors, the HVAC system, the alarm system, telecommunications, sensors and having data storage all in the infrastructure of your business. However, managing that complicated web of data presents their own challenges. By upgrading your commercial building to a smart building requires a different skill set for maintaining those systems. (more…)

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…)

Get To Know The Neighborhood Of Renters You Are Serving

Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Understanding your renters is the best way to manage!

Serving renters in the neighborhood of your real estate properties can be tricky if you have no idea who they are. One of the best ways to actually boost the value of your rental property is by getting to know the neighborhood of renters that you are serving. This real estate tip is easier than you think. Here are some of the best ways that you can get to know your neighbors and improve your real estate property at the same time. (more…)

How To Raise Rent Without Losing Tenants

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Avoiding losing tenants just by raising the rent!

One of the most challenging parts that come with being a property manager is setting and raising the rent. Many property managers worry that raising the rent will result in good tenants leaving for other properties and an increased number of vacancies. Setting a rent price for your units is not as simple as looking at comparable locations and pressing a button. Here are just some of our best tips for raising the rent without losing valued tenants. (more…)

Intelligent Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Property Management Company

Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Finding a quality property management company requires a lot of inquisitive questions!

Choosing the right property management company to take care of the investment you’ve made in your property is one of the most important decisions you will make. While managing properties on your own is sometimes a good decision, many times it’s just too overwhelming. If you don’t take the time to properly interview your property management company candidates beforehand, you could end up with your property in the wrong hands. (more…)

The 3 Most Common Reasons Tenants Leave A Rental Property

Friday, August 4th, 2017
rental property

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…)

Top 4 Questions Every Landlord Should Ask Prospective Tenants

Friday, July 28th, 2017
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There are a lot of things for rental property owners to consider before finding an ideal tenant.

It is essential that landlords take the time to review every application they get from prospective applicants. In fact, including questions that get to the root of whether a potential tenant is a quality tenant is a crucial aspect of landlords that can often get overlooked. Here are just a few of the questions that need should be in every application. (more…)