Property Management Blog

Costs That Landlords Don’t Notice They’re Accruing

System - Monday, January 30, 2023
Property Management Blog
As a rental property owner, you might not be aware of places where you’re overspending. While going over budget is totally ok from time to time, if you make a habit of it, it can drastically affect your income. That’s why it’s highly important to monitor costs even if they can vary. Being mindful of specific expense...

End-of-Tenancy Cleaning Guide

System - Monday, January 23, 2023
Property Management Blog
Cleaning the property at the end of a lease term is not only recommended but it’s required of a tenant. Tenants are expected to return the property back to its original condition at the start of their tenancy. This means that the property must meet a certain level of cleanliness to prevent any dispute between the landlord and the te...

Emergency Repair Issues and How to Handle Them

System - Thursday, December 29, 2022
Property Management Blog
Investing in rental property can be a great source of income, especially if you’re investing in a lucrative real estate market. Being a landlord however, comes with more responsibility than you might think. One of the most important landlord obligations is providing your renters with a habitable place to live.To keep the property i...

What Landlords Should Know About Move-Out Letters

System - Tuesday, December 27, 2022
Property Management Blog
Being a landlord involves a lot of paperwork. Although it’s not a fun thing to do, organizing all the necessary documents for your rental property is essential. As a landlord, you also need to write notices and formal letters. One of the most important notices you need to write for every tenancy is the move-out letter. Move-ou...

Should I Rent My House Furnished?

System - Monday, November 28, 2022
Property Management Blog
When you’re a landlord, one of the decisions you’ll make is whether to rent out your rental property furnished or unfurnished. This is worth considering since choosing to furnish your property means dedicating extra time and money to your property’s appearance.Before tenants sign a lease agreement, they usually assess th...

Becoming a DIY Landlord? 7 Mistakes to Avoid

System - Monday, November 28, 2022
Property Management Blog
Did you just buy your first rental property and are thinking about managing it by yourself? If so, this article is meant for you! Owning a rental property can be lucrative but it’s not an easy ticket to wealth. How you manage the investment is what makes all the difference. Self-managing a rental property takes time, money, and a lo...

Tips to Keep Your Home (and Investment) Safe

System - Friday, October 28, 2022
Property Management Blog
If you own an investment home, you have to make sure it’s safe and secured at all times. After all, you spent your hard-earned money to build that investment, so you have to safeguard it effectively.Here are a few helpful ways to keep your home (and investment) safe and secure:1. Know the Safety Index and Crime Rate in Your Location...

What Exactly Is Normal Wear and Tear?

System - Thursday, October 27, 2022
Property Management Blog
When renting out a property, it’s natural for it to depreciate over time due to everyday, normal use by a tenant. This is what is referred to as “normal wear and tear”.  But while it can be easy to define what normal wear and tear is, it’s usually daunting to know what exactly it constitutes. What kind of dama...

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...

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