Is it in your best interests to self-manage your Tempe investment property or would it be more ideal to hire a property management company to manage your investments? Are you really saving money, or are you losing money? It may be the illusion that you’re saving money that keeps you self-managing. Today, we’re breaking down […]
Deciding to rent your property requires you to consider a few different things. Today, we’re talking about what you need to be prepared for when you decide to put your home on the rental market.
We are talking today about how much it costs for professional property management services. Every company will charge various fees for the services they provide.
Sometimes, it is necessary to cut ties with your tenant. One of the major reasons that we may decide to cut ties with a tenant is if a situation arises where a tenant is habitually late paying rent. The reason for being late is not important. What’s important is when the tenant is always late, […]
As you review your rental lease agreement with your tenant, it’s important to highlight a few key areas of that lease. Today, we’re talking about why it’s important to put rules and regulations in writing. It’s especially important to have everything documented if your property is in an HOA with a governing community. That will […]
The way you handle tenant complaints will have a major impact on your success as a rental property owner and manager. The good news is that our experience has proven most tenants don’t complain. The bad news is that if complaints go unanswered, you will face serious challenges with your tenant. These are some of […]
A good lease will indicate what the tenant is responsible for at the rental home and what the landlord is responsible for maintaining. Today, we’re talking about the services you should take responsibility for as an owner/manager.
Managing tenant relationships is an important part of being a landlord. Once you have a tenant in place at your rental property, you need to be prepared for what to do next. It’s about more than just collecting rent. You’ll need to know what to do if they don’t pay rent on time or if […]
Maintenance is an important part of property management for the do it yourself landlord. Timely maintenance is important in keeping your tenants happy and keeping property values up. Deferring maintenance is one of the easiest ways to reduce the value of your investment.
When you’re getting your rental property ready for the market, it’s important to think about safety, maintenance and appearance. Your tenants will want to move into a home that looks and feels new and clean. Tenant Safety The first thing to think about is tenant safety. Do not overlook issues that create […]