Property Management Blog

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Read This Before You Lower Your Rent
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You may have noticed that your For Rent sign has been sitting out in the yard too long or your online rental listing hasn't received many hits. While there are several possible reasons why you are not getting much of a response from prospects, one of them could be that your rent is too high. In fact, your high rental price is what may...

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

How to deal with a tenant struggling financially?
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Every landlord desires good quality tenants who pay their monthly rents on time and behave nicely. But if you put on the shoes of one of your tenants, you will find that living as a renter has become so difficult with rising rents. More and more tenants are feeling the brunt of rising prices of commodities and rising rents. However, as a ...

Sunday, March 17, 2019

How to become an owner through seller financing?
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If you are desirous of becoming a real estate investor without putting in your money, seller financing can be a wonderful method. Imagine owning a rental property without asking for help from a lender and without having excellent credit. If you go through the traditional route, banks would ask you to put forward nearly 20% of the value ...

Friday, March 15, 2019

What to do when a Tenant Lives beyond his Lease Term?
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If you are a landlord, you know tenants will come and go out of your rental property every now and then. It is a routine process and you cannot hope to have tenants live permanently in your rental property. Whenever a tenant moves out, you face the problem of vacancy. You want the unit to be occupied as soon as possible to resume th...

Thursday, March 14, 2019

The Smart Way to Raise Your Rent
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The Smart Way to Raise Your RentLike all other industries, the real estate rental market responds to economic trends. At times, the economy may trigger a reduction in rent. Other times, however, you may have to raise the rent to match the rental market, cover property maintenance or improvements, meet tax increases, or to maximize your pr...

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Is there a Rent Bubble Waiting to Burst?
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Homeowners across the country have been very happy with the way prices of their rental properties have increased in the last few years. Monthly rents have also jumped higher at a corresponding rate, helping in increasing incomes from rental income properties of these owners. With a recent slowdown in price appreciation of homes, there ha...

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Preparing a Home before Renting
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There is stiff competition among property owners and managers to catch attention of potential tenants. They keep their rental properties fresh and clean to attract high number of renters. Experienced property managers prepare their properties before renting it out just like a homeowner prepares his house before listing. Keep a proper re...

Thursday, March 7, 2019

How to Identify if a Property is a Smart Investment
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How do you know if the rental property you are getting ready to sink your money into is a good investment? To start, you can crunch a few numbers that give you some solid indicators of a rental property's viability.Yourproperty management company can help you identify some good buys by utilizing the proven investment formulas below. A...

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Tenant Abandonment
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Tenants are the only source of income for landlords.  Every landlord sees to it that tenants are allowed entry into his property after proper screening. This is because no landlord wants to face problems caused by bad tenants. One common problem caused by bad tenants is that of abandonment. Tenant abandonment takes place when one of...

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Should you keep utilities in your name as a landlord?
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Most landlords remain focused upon finding good quality tenants. They keep refining their tenant screening program to make sure they can keep out trouble tenants. Very few landlords ever think about getting utilities turned in the name of their tenants. Why is this important? Well, many landlords have realized their folly much later...

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