Property Management Blog

What to Include in a Rental Agreement

System - Thursday, September 22, 2022
Property Management Blog
Rental agreements and leases outline the rules landlords and tenants are expected to follow based on a mutual understanding. This is a legal document that includes the details of the tenancy and sets the amount of rent. Certain basic terms must be present in the leasing contract, no matter how many conditions it contains. Find out ab...

Quick Guide to Effective Tenant Screening in Dallas

System - Thursday, September 22, 2022
Property Management Blog
Having an effective tenant screening process for your Dallas rental home lowers the risks you could face and reduces potential problems. It’s important as a seasoned or new landlord to make sure to keep your process the same for every applicant to really make sure they’re meeting the standards you’re looking for in a ren...

Tips to Find Great Tenants for Your Rental Property

System - Thursday, August 25, 2022
Property Management Blog
Having great tenants occupying your rental home is every landlord’s wish. This is an attainable wish, though. A lot of good tenants are available, all you have to do is learn to attract them. Professional marketing skills attract great tenants. Here are some marketing tips from a leading property management company: Study Your Targe...

Is a Month-to-Month Lease Better for Landlords?

System - Monday, August 22, 2022
Property Management Blog
As a landlord, it’s important to learn about month-to-month leases so you can know when to offer them. Month-to-month leases are short-term agreements that provide property owners with the flexibility not to commit to a tenant for a long period of time. Traditional leasing agreements usually cover a 12-month period. Yearly and...

Top Tenant Complaints and How to Solve Them

System - Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Property Management Blog
One of the key responsibilities landlords have is responding to their tenants’ complaints. How you do this task can make a difference in how successful you’re as a landlord. If you address your tenant’s concerns properly, you can keep your renters happy and they’ll be more likely to renew their lease! This wil...

Essential Tips for First-Time Landlords

System - Friday, July 22, 2022
Property Management Blog
Starting out as a landlord can be challenging for those who have just purchased an investment property. But, as with all things, the more familiar you become with routine tasks, the easier things get. The best advice for first-time landlords is to form good habits to help minimize your stress and save you valuable time and money.Having so...

How to Film a Great Video Tour of Your Rental

System - Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Property Management Blog
Traditional house showings have largely been replaced with virtual viewings and tours. This is excellent news for individuals trying to rent out properties as virtual tours allow landlords to reach a larger pool of prospective tenants.Offering video tours, in addition to in-person showings, is an excellent marketing tool. Contrary to popu...

How to Conduct a Tenant Walk-Through

System - Monday, June 27, 2022
Property Management Blog
Every time you rent to a new tenant or an old tenant moves out, you should conduct a walk-through inspection. Your goal as a landlord at the beginning of a new lease is to determine whether there are any property or maintenance issues you need to address prior to the tenant moving in.When you perform a move-out inspection, your objective ...

5 Helpful Roof Maintenance Tips for Owners & Property Managers

System - Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Property Management Blog
Many people neglect their roofs because, quite simply, out of sight tends to be out of mind. Because we cannot see most of the roof from ground level, it's easy not to think about what repairs or maintenance work it may need. But as a property manager or owner, you have a responsibility to take such considerations.After all, the roof ...

How to Convert Your Home into a Rental Property

System - Thursday, May 26, 2022
Property Management Blog
When people move, they usually sell their homes and apply the equity they've accumulated on the previous property to the new one. However, some homeowners decide to turn their principal residences into rental properties. Typically, this is done for one of two reasons. First and foremost, if the housing market is faltering, a home...

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