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Property Management Horror Stories You Can Learn From

Property Management Horror Stories You Can Learn From

In property management, horror stories are not what you want to be a part of, and yet, any property manager can tell you a few. We asked around, and found that with time, working as a property manager is not without the occasional nightmare. Whose home is this, anyway? Two stories from the state of […]

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The Future of Keyless Access For Property Management

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Re-keying locks on your properties, after the tenant leaves, can get tedious and expensive, causing too many property managers to skip the re-keying process entirely, opening themselves up to an uncomfortable amount of liability. In this article, we wanted to share an interview between Doorgrow and Prempoint. They discuss a comprehensive messaging, access control, and automation software […]

How to Educate Tenants About Using a Septic System

How to Educate Tenants About Using a Septic System

Many US residents rely on wells and septic systems.  If your rental property depends on a septic system, it’s crucial that your tenants know the do’s and don’ts of its operation because it is different than city sewer systems. According to Jane Megitt and landlordology, a landlord can do the following things to help educate […]

What’s More Costly: Rental Vacancies or Filling Rentals With Subpar Tenants?

What’s More Costly Rental Vacancies or Filling Rentals With Subpar Tenants

One of the most important factors that today’s real estate investors need to watch out for is choosing partners and professionals who have really mastered the dynamics of tenant screening and occupancy. Each investment opportunity is only as good as the execution. Without a great handle on tenant management, the results can be disastrous. Unfortunately, many […]

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The Difference Between Renting from an Individual Landlord and a Property Management Firm

The Difference Between Renting from an Individual Landlord and a Property Management Firm

When a tenant is trying to decide between renting a home that’s managed by a property management firm, or dealing directly with the individual owner, there are some things to think about.  The type of landlord chosen may make a big difference in the renting experience. According to Marcia Stewart here are some issues that […]

Four ways to Help Safely Navigate Landlord-Tenant Laws

Four ways to Help Safely Navigate Landlord-Tenant Laws

Landlord-tenant laws rule the world of rentals. Do you know how much time you have to provide a written accounting of how you spent any deposit money you keep?  How about the laws governing when you can enter the premises? What is the limit your state allows you to charge for late fees? These sorts […]