Top 5 Exterior Maintenance Items To Perform Before Residents Move-in

Top 5 Exterior Maintenance Items To Perform Before Residents Move-in

Like anything in life, it’s the little things that can make a big difference. This also applies to rental properties. First impressions matter to tenants. This means that every part of your property needs to be in tiptop shape, not just to get the perfect tenant, but to see each property turn faster than average. […]

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 […]

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How to use a move-out checklist after a tenant vacates a rental property

How to use a move-out checklist after a tenant vacates a rental property

Turnovers can be a lot of work for landlords! Whenever a tenant moves out, there is a lot that needs to be taken care of: Getting keys back Re-keying and securing the property Transferring utilities Getting the property rent ready Handling and returning the security deposit Advertising Screening tenants and re-leasing the property Etc. If […]

How to provide great customer service while still getting maintenance requests in writing

Why maintenance requests should always be in writing

We’ve talked a lot about the important of getting maintenance requests in writing… But there is another important aspect when it comes to maintenance: Good customer service. A large portion of tenant complaints relate to maintenance. “My oven has been broken for weeks, and you’ve never done anything about it…” “Someone came over to fix […]

Where to find good property management process forms

Where to find good property management process forms

Good property management process forms are critical to managing properties! It doesn’t matter if you are managing thousands of units… Or just a single home. Good forms and checklists are a must. Good property management forms will help you: Keep track of important items and documents Treat tenants fairly With efficient turnovers Follow fair housing […]

Where to find good state specific lease and eviction forms

Where to find good state specific lease and eviction forms

Good reliable forms are a necessity if you are in the property management business. It’s a bad idea to wait until you need a particular form to start searching for one. In this video we’ll show you where you can get good state specific legal forms: Rental/Lease Agreement Lease Amendment Offer to Lease Rental Application […]

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