Addressing Tenant Tensions

As a landlord you did what was necessary, you ran credit checks, ensured financial responsibility, references were contacted and verified, and security deposit was taken.   You’ve done everything possible to ensure your tenants will respect the property and pay rent on time. Even with the best tenant screening, you can’t prevent conflict and differences in…

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Backyard Fun

Well, it is that time of year again…school is winding down and the kiddies will be home for two months!  With fuel costs rising daily, many folks are choosing to stay a little closer to home this summer or shorten any travel trips they are planning. Kids need playtime, their own time! Creating a backyard…

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Mercury Is Rising

The mercury is rising and summer is around the corner! The long, hot days of summer will be here before you know it. This means you should start thinking about how your cooling system will keep up with the warmer weather. When was the last time you checked your A/C unit? If it has been…

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Class of 2022

Graduation Plans are underway as this year’s class gets ready to embark on their next chapter in life! Although some kids move back home after graduating there is a large percentage that make the decision to remain on their own and others simply must because their first “real job” is in a different city.  College…

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Ensuring Your Good Tenants Stick Around!

Finding tenants who are diligent in contacting you when there’s an issue, pay their rent on time, and respect your property and the neighborhood isn’t always easy!  Once you have clients who maintain and look after their unit like it’s their own, are tenants you never want to see move out. How do you ensure…

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Stage It to Rent or Sell It!

Warm weather will soon be here, and you are planning to rent or sell your property.  We have all heard the term, “Staging” what does that really mean and what does it really look like. Staging in a nutshell is preparing your home for showings that encourage potential tenants or buyers to want to live…

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Put a Little Spring in Your Property!

Do you find yourself reciting “April Showers bring May flowers” this time of year?  Hopefully Mother Nature has no more “snowy” surprises for us.  As much as we dislike the rain that April is known for, it is so important. It is nature’s way of cleaning and ensuring everything is ready and able to grow,…

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How we are making owners lives easier

Being a property owner can be stressful. Between tracking down payment, fixing broken toilets, dealing with pest control or no heat calls while also trying to make money and appreciate the value of your property, especially if you don’t have the contacts, can be stressful. Here are just a few ways a property manager can…

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How to track rental property expenses

Every real estate investor is good at keeping track of the rent received each month, but some end up dropping the ball when it comes to keeping track of expenses. Ensuring you have accurate books for your rental properties is critical to setting you up for success and ensuring you are able to take advantage of…

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March Break Ideas with your Kids

With March Break now upon us if you’re anything like me, you have an uninterrupted work with your kids which can be lots of fun but perhaps challenging in terms of finding activities for them to do. Well, it’s not just about property management here, we decided to put together a list of 10 activities…

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