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What Makes Property Management Companies Different?

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Here’s how property management companies like ours are adapting to the times.If you’ve been thinking about hiring a property management company and are under the impression that they’re all basically the same, let me stop you right there—they aren’t...

What’s Normal Wear and Tear, and What Is Damage?

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Here’s the difference between wear and tear and tenant-caused damage.What passes as normal wear and tear in a property, and what constitutes damage? As you can imagine, that is one of the most common topics we discuss with tenants. This is crucial because if a tenant d...

Is It Time to Service Your Water Softener?

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Here’s how often you should service your home’s water softener.Your home’s water softener is extremely important because that’s where all of the water you use enters the house. If you can ensure it’s functioning properly, it will help the amenities ...

What Forms Should Every Property Manager Know?

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Most property management companies have two specific forms that they commonly use in owner-tenant agreements.Many parts of property management involve a variety of paperwork, and today I’ll be sharing an overview of the forms and documents we commonly use. These include: ...

Will Electronic Locks Go Mainstream With Investors?

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Will electronic locks become mainstream among investors?Electronic locks have been a topic of discussion in real estate lately simply because so many people have them in their homes. I have one for my home and I love it. However, electronic locks aren’t gaining traction in...

The EPA Is Phasing Out R22

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If your A/C unit is using R22, you need to hear about this vital change.Your air conditioning unit may be using the chemical R22. The EPA is phasing out R22 , which is commonly called freon. They’re doing so because R22 is an ozone-depleting refrigerant, meaning it can hav...

Why Should You Regularly Service Your AC Unit?

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Here are a few reasons why servicing your air conditioner is so important.Now that we’re in the height of summer, proper air conditioning is more important than ever. Here are a few reasons why maintaining your unit is so critical: 1. It will save you money. Air cond...

How Often Should I Be Visiting My Properties?

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Here’s my advice for property owners on the frequency of their visits.Is it absolutely necessary for you to regularly visit your rental properties when working with us? No. A lot of times, you can sort of scare the tenant and you won’t get a lot done. However, I do r...

How Do We Handle Maintenance?

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Here’s what tenants can expect from our approach to maintenance.One of the most common questions we receive as a property management company is how we handle our maintenance. Here are our three steps: 1. The resident submits a work order. This is submitted through th...

What’s Our 4-Step Eviction Process?

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When we need to evict a tenant, we follow a four-step process.If you have a tenant who is late on their rent or violates their leasing agreement, an eviction may be in order. Although we don’t evict every tenant, we always give the tenant notice if they’re late on t...
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