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How to Protect Your Security Deposit When Moving into a New Apartment

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 09:00AM

Even if you're a pro at moving and have done the box-up boogie more than a few times in your life, there's one thing that every apartment dweller worries about with a new place: The security deposit. 

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Topics: move-in inspections, plan your apartment move-in day, protecting your security deposit

How to Perfectly Plan Your Apartment Move-In Day

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 03:18PM

Moving into an apartment usually requires a little more planning and courtesy than moving into a house. With a house move-in, you have the entire curb and driveway to park the truck. And you can spend all day carrying boxes around, if you want to.

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Topics: moving tips, plan your apartment move-in day

Move Out Inspection: Your Ultimate Guide and Checklist

Monday, August 05, 2019 - 08:40AM

Moving day is just around the corner and with all the things on your mind, the last thing you want to think about is the dreaded move-out inspection.

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Topics: Cleaning checklist, property inspection, move out inspection

7 Areas to Check During a Property Inspection

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 09:05AM

Moving into your new home is filled with excitement and a long to-do list. There's packing, hauling everything into the moving van, changing your address, creating new utility accounts, and so much more.

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Topics: move-in inspections, areas to check for property inspection, property inspection

Property Management: Tips On How to Evict a Tenant

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 10:58AM

If you're a landlord (especially if you have multiple units), the truth is you're going to end up dealing with a lot of tenants throughout the years. Some are going to be dream tenants because they pay their rent on time. Others are going to test your patience. They may struggle to pay their rent, play loud music, or do other things that violate their lease agreement.

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Topics: rental property owners, property management advice, eviction, how to evict a tenant

8 Big Benefits and Tips to Leasing to Pet Owners and Profiting

Monday, April 01, 2019 - 01:30PM

Renting to pet owners is a great way to gain more prospects for your rental. More options allow you to have high qualifying standards without long-term vacancies.

Yet, there is a downside. Pets can damage the property. You don't want to be stuck holding the bill for that. So, how can you allow pets in your rental and remain in the black?

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Topics: pets in apartments, tips for renters with pets, attract new apartment residents, leasing to pet owners

How Great Property Managers Handle Unexpected Emergencies

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 09:00AM

The primary purpose of employing property management is peace of mind. By hiring a reputable, effective property management group, owners of one or more properties can rest easy knowing that any emergencies will be swiftly confronted and dealt with, requiring minimal input or effort on your behalf.

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Topics: property management solutions, benefits of working with a property manager, how a property manager increases your investment

5 Ways Property Managers Increases Your Investment

Friday, March 15, 2019 - 01:06PM

How Property Managers Raises Your Investment

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Topics: property management solutions, benefits of working with a property manager, how a property manager increases your investment

6 Benefits of Working With a Property Manager

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 09:00AM

Owning investment property is a great way to build wealth. Yet, many owners don't hire a property manager because they don't want a cut of their profits. In fact, this amount is usually around 5-10% of the monthly rent. It's understandable to want to keep your profits and increase your ROI, but there are many benefits of working with a property manager to consider!

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Topics: Property Manager, property management solutions, renting your residence, benefits of working with a property manager

5 Rental Lease Questions Every Landlord Should Ask Themselves

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 09:50AM

The rental lease is a time-honored tradition and mutual legal protection between landlords and their tenants. The lease defines the responsibilities of both parties; from the security deposit terms to the landlord's duty to provide timely repairs. While the tenant has a chance to look over the lease before signing, ultimately it's up to the landlord to draw up a lease that not only covers the basics but also covers all bases in the landlord-tenant relationship.

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Topics: rental property owners, Good Landlord, pets in apartments, property management tips, renting your residence, rental lease questions

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