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Property Management Tips

Tips for Handling Property Inspections for Tenant-Occupied Units

In a perfect world, tenants would inform their tenants when issues first occur but that’s not always the case. By performing regular property inspections, you’ll be able to catch these issues and make any repairs before they turn into major problems, saving you time and money. If you’re used to only carrying out property inspections …

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Tips for Finding Out About a Problem Before it’s a Big One

It happens all too often – a tenant notices an issue with their apartment, whether it’s a small leak, an issue with a door or window not closing properly, or the garbage disposal suddenly not working. As a property owner and landlord, it’s quick and easy to make these repairs before they turn into a …

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Month to Month Leases vs. Fixed-Term Leases – How Do They Work? What Are the Benefits?

Whether you’ve owned your rental property for years or it’s your first rodeo, deciding to offer your tenants a fixed-term lease or a month-to-month lease can seem like a big decision but understanding how they work and the benefits of each will help you make a more informed decision. Fixed-Term Lease The most common rental …

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How Hiring a Property Manager Makes Owning Out-of-Town Real Estate Easier

When an individual first dips their toes into the world of investment properties, they tend to start close to home and with good reason. But as a landlord acquires new properties, branching out of the area and into new ones can bring new opportunities. For some, it’s a chance to purchase a property in an area …

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Prevent Freezing Pipes

Tenants, your landlord should be staying ahead of the winter maintenance of your rental, but you are still responsible for keeping up with some important maintenance tips during the cold weather season to keep you warm and safe. When temperatures plummet, the risk of your pipes freezing increases drastically. Frozen pipes create nothing but problems …

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Get Your Property Ready for Winter

Winter is approaching a lot faster than we all want. It is imperative for landlords to prepare their rentals for the cold weather season. Get pre-winter ready with this maintenance checklist. First things first, check your heating system! ​You want to get an inspection of your heating system. Make sure your boiler, furnace or air …

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How to Decrease Tenant Turnover

Tenant turnover in rental properties is not only a cash flow killer, but unfortunately unavoidable. Unless there are certain circumstances, such as, if your tenants are moving because of a job, there are ways to reduce the amount and frequency of vacancies within your rental properties. Follow these tips to attract long-term tenants and avoid …

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