bathroom-remodel
May 14 2019

7 Ways to Boost Your Home’s Value

If you’re like most homeowners, your house is more than just a place to call home—it’s also your biggest asset. As such, it just makes good financial sense to invest in your home with regular upgrades and remodeling projects. What many new homeowners fail to realize is that not all home improvement projects are created

rental-property-management-software
Apr 18 2019

How to Protect Your Property From Renters?

If you’re a landlord or property manager, you’ve probably had your fair share of bad tenants. It’s inevitable that as a property manager, you will have a bad experience with a tenant at some point. Late payments (or no payments at all), being a constant disruption to the neighbors, violating the rules in the rental

Preparing-Your-Rental-For-Summer
Mar 26 2019

Preparing Your Rental For Summer

Summer Is Right Around the Corner Time seems to be moving quicker these days and summer will be here before you know it. Now is the time to start preparing your rentals for what summer brings. HVAC During the summer months, HVAC systems kick into high gear. Servicing your HVAC will help ensure it runs

lease-management
Mar 24 2019

What Every Lease Should Have?

Create Your Own Lease? Whether you create your own lease, use a state-specific template or have your legal team draft a lease, there are some key items that should be included. The lease agreement is what contractually connects a tenant to one of your rental properties. The lease outlines the expectations and rules of this

natural-disaster
Mar 12 2019

Preparing Your Rentals for Disaster

Location Doesn’t Matter Whether you own rental properties in California, Georgia, Oklahoma or Florida, storms are a normal part of our weather cycle. Along with these storms comes the fact of flooding. Flooding is a problem in every state across our country. When these storms and floods come, it only takes a few inches of

local-or-long-distance-rentals
Mar 11 2019

Long Distant Rentals

If you own rental properties, you understand the challenges that’s involved in the management of them. Managing local properties, is doable however if you are an out of state owner, managing rental properties becomes very difficult. That might be the time to hire a property management company. A long-distance property manager is not a slam

Ageing-Renters
Mar 08 2019

The Ageing of Today’s Renters

The 3rd largest group of renters now fall in the 60+ age group. This has increased by over 42% over the last 10 years. The aging tenant trend will probably increase over time. 60+ renters are the fastest growing group of tenants. What’s Driving This One obvious answer is the decline in home ownership. Many

Manage-Your-Own-Property
Feb 11 2019

Did You Decide to Manage Your Own Properties?

Are you managing real estate properties yourself? There are some things you can do to make this job less painful. If you are managing properties yourself, there are some things you need to know. There are processes, forms and paperwork that you will need in order to protect yourself. Start with Property Management Software This

HOAs-Involvement
Jan 22 2019

What Is Your HOAs Involvement Like?

Do you manage real estate properties with HOAs? Is communication with your residents something that is common for you? As 2019 begins, HOA board members should consider offering feedback on how the HOS can improve the community and make it a great place to live. Responsibility Tenants should take responsibility for abiding by the CC&Rs