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Should I add Property Management to my Real Estate Business?

By on December 8, 2017 in Education with 2 Comments
Should I add Property Management to my Real Estate Business?

At some point in every real estate broker’s career – and probably more than once – they will be asked, “have you ever considered going into property management?”. If your initial reaction to this question as a real estate professional is “No way, no how!” then let’s take a realistic look at how property management […]

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Drone Photography for Property Managers and Landlords

By on November 17, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Drone Photography for Property Managers and Landlords

If you have spent much time looking at real estate listings recently you likely have seen aerial photos, captured by drone photography equipment, being used for marketing. Drone photos can provide much more than just a ‘cool’ look to a property.  From roof inspections to showcasing area amenities there are many use cases for those […]

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Entitled Tenants: The Difference between Bad Managers and Bad Renters

By on October 13, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Entitled Tenants: The Difference between Bad Managers and Bad Renters

Ever log onto a local review site, like Yelp or Facebook, and see unflattering reviews about your management company or property? Sometimes these tenant complaints are valid, due to poor customer service by your management team, other times your tenants are simply complaining because they didn’t get their way. Here’s a look at some common […]

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How Much Does Tenant Turnover Really Cost?

By on September 11, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
How Much Does Tenant Turnover Really Cost?

Tenant turnover is the process of getting a rental property ready for a new tenant after a lease expires and your previous tenant moves out. Property managers and landlords need to make the turnover as efficient as possible to minimize the time the property is unoccupied. Every day that a property sits vacant is a […]

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Autumn Prep for Rental Properties: Infographic

By on September 1, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
Autumn Prep for Rental Properties: Infographic

Backpacks and crayons are lining the store shelves; parents are dancing a quiet jig, and students are soaking up the fleeting rays of summer. The start of the school year reminds us that autumn is nearly here. Now is the time to complete your seasonal maintenance and prep your properties for the cold and rain […]

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Top Tenant Complaints and How to Handle Them

By on August 30, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
Top Tenant Complaints and How to Handle Them

In the property management world a thriving tenant-landlord relationship can mean the difference between success and stress when it comes to managing your rental properties. That’s not to say success and stress are mutually exclusive in this industry, but a positive relationship with your tenants means higher tenant retention, less vacancies, more rental income and greater […]

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5 Signs It’s Time To Fire Your Property Manager

By on August 25, 2017 in Education with 5 Comments
5 Signs It’s Time To Fire Your Property Manager

If you own an investment property and use a property manager, how do you really know they are working their hardest to maximize your profits? A property manager’s job is to make your life as an investor easier, ensuring the property is occupied maintained rent paying and the property is well maintained. You are paying […]

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How to Have a Stress Free Moving Day

By on August 21, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
How to Have a Stress Free Moving Day

A signed leased means your new renters passed your tenant screening criteria but even the best tenants can forget to pay attention to certain property rules and lease terms in the midst of moving day excitement. Even if they did pay attention during the lease signing process, putting together “welcome to the property” paperwork that […]

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Safety Checklist For Rental Properties

By on August 2, 2017 in Education with 1 Comment
Safety Checklist For Rental Properties

Rental property owners and managers are responsible for providing safe and healthy conditions for their tenants.  Rental property safety includes keeping tenants safe from physical harm from insecure or damaged structures, reducing the threat of criminal intruders that could harm or threaten your tenants, and providing a property that does not negatively affect a tenant’s […]

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How Safe Are Your Tenants?

By on July 6, 2017 in Education with 0 Comments
How Safe Are Your Tenants?

As a rental property owner or property manager you have the responsibility to provide a safe home to your tenants.  Property safety goes beyond the structural integrity of your rented home to include tenant safety through proper security systems. While it may be unnecessary to equip your rental properties with complete alarm systems or surveillance […]

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