Archive for the 'Property-Management' Category

Can Property Consultants Provide Full Management Services?

By Adam Labno If you are landlord, whether a novice or veteran the factor on which you need to focus most is property management. Property management is not an easy job. It would include everything from dealing with legal matters to making your property ready for a viewing for sale. Since it is quite a […]

What to Look For in a Management Company

By Jordan Muela Many real estate investors have found that a good property management company can be a real asset, allowing them to leverage both their time and properties more effectively. Others have had bad experiences with companies that either did a poor job, or simply were not a good fit for their property or […]

Tips For Hiring Better Property Management Company

By Neelam Chauhan Management of property is not an easy quest. Especially for those who have more than one property, managing of their assets become really a difficult tasks for them. In this case property management companies plays vital role. Their services have made the task of the landlords and property owners simpler and easier. […]

As a Landlord, Should You Opt For a Fully Managed Service?

By James L Harrison If you are contemplating letting out your property, then it is a good idea to consider using a fully managed service for letting out the property. Opting for a managed service is a good idea because it assures that you go through the whole process easily. For those landlords, who are […]

Landlords and Letting Agencies

By James L Harrison Thousands of landlords face financial disaster because of the wrong choice of agents, agencies or the tenants. They face a rapid devastation because of their over confidence and sometimes for their too short planning. In the present day, it seems difficult to find and choose the real and professional letting agent, […]

The Economys Impact on Senior Housing Trends

By Brian Icenhower The United States Census Bureau has reported that a third of the country’s population will be 50 years or older by the year 2010. Accordingly, a 2009 study conducted jointly by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the MetLife Mature Market Institute (MMI) revealed that the Baby Boomer generation alone […]

What the Heck is Section 8? And How Does it Effect My Lease Agreement?

By Stirling Gardner What the heck is Section 8 and how does it effect my lease agreement? Section 8 has been around for over 70 years. In 1937, Congress created a program that would help subsidize housing for low-income families. The overall program was officially known as the “Housing Choice Voucher Program” – Section 8 […]

Dealing With Post Tenant Cleaning Deposits

By Lance Winslow If you own rental properties then you are very aware of why you need to charge your renters a security deposit and a cleaning deposit. Often renters who are behind on their rent will move out at the last possible moment and skip town. They will leave you with a horrible mess […]

Constantly Drive by Your Rental Units

By Lance Winslow Property managers should never assume that no news is good news when it comes to their tenants or their properties. It is also very unwise to call up renters or tenants and ask them him how things are, and then assume that whatever they say you can take to the bank. Often, […]

What is the Best Time of Day to Post a Craigslist Ad?

By Dave Bath There isn’t a universal answer to when you should post your classified ads to Craigslist. The answer to this question varies according to your geographical market area, your target renter, and your inventory. Are you in an urban, rural, or suburban area? Are you targeting college students, young professionals, or seniors? Are […]