While these are great suggestions for tenants on moving in to a property, take this as a great way for you to do your own Pre-Rent Ready inspection. If this is what tenants are looking for, this is what you should be looking for.

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Last week I was scanning one of those many Facebook Landlord groups, and I came across a post from one of the members that really made me scratch my head. In it, he said… “From now on, everyone needs to ensure their tenants have tenant insurance…” From now on, I thought? It made me chuckle,…

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It’s no secret that when the fall months hit, the rental market tends to slow down, especially as we creep in to the winter months. Kids are back at school. People have started new jobs. With Thanksgiving, Christmas, and other holidays on tap, most people aren’t eager to pack up and move until at least…

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It’s a Tuesday night, you’ve got 3 people coming to see your rental property, that’s pretty good for a November, you rush home from work, grab a quick bite to eat, see your kids and race out the door. You get all the way to the property, and then…. Crap! The keys! I forgot the…

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As a landlord, one of the most important tasks you should be performing is regular property inspections. We hear it time and time again that, “they are a great tenant…”, however, routine inspections can help prevent big problems down the road. They also indicate to a tenant the type of condition you expect the property…

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It seems at least once a week our company is introduced to someone interested in getting started in real estate investing. Sometimes they’re younger and sometimes they’re older, but regardless of the demographic they are taking positive steps to build wealth through real estate, which is amazing to see. As both a realtor and a…

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It’s the loaded question we often get asked by our residents, should I rent, or buy? Well, the choice is entirely up to you. However, this week, instead of a lengthy blog post on the topic, sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words. Feel free to take a look and let us know what…

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As Winter keeps inching closer and closer, the likelihood of little critters trying to get inside increases!  Some people are fascinated by bugs and critters, and some are creeped out by them, but either way, everyone agrees that they should not be invading your home or rental property.  Property maintenance is so much more than…

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As a real estate investor and property management entrepreneur our team and I are often asked what makes a good rental property. If I had a quarter for every time I was asked this very question, well, I would have a lot of quarters, however, there are certain factors you will want to ensure you…

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Owners often think they need to undertake major renovations to increase their units’ value however, this isn’t always the case. Not unless the unit hasn’t been upgraded in a very long time… and it’s still featuring a pistachio green tub and a matching toilet. More often than not, a few simple and inexpensive upgrades can…

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