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Top tips for providing tenants with their move out-calculation

Top tips for providing tenants with their move out-calculation

In our last post, we talked about using a move out checklist when a tenant vacates a property. One of the items on that checklist is providing the tenant a move-out calculation and returning the security deposit. This is where a majority of disputes and court cases come from. It’s definitely an area of property […]

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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 […]

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How a move out packet can save you hundreds of dollars when tenants move out

How a move out packet can save you hundreds of dollars when tenants move out

One of the most important forms that you can use in the property management industry is the move-out packet. Not only will this form save you money, but it will improve your turnovers. Since we started using this form, tenants consistently leave units in great shape with minimal maintenance needed. This results in higher deposit […]

The importance of a move-in inspection checklist

move in inspection checklist

In our experience, most landlords get the tenant move-in process wrong simply because they don’t use any form at all. Documenting the condition of a property prior to move in is critical. This basic form will help get you and your tenants on the same page from the beginning. From there, the move-out becomes simple. […]

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Use an application scoring sheet to determine whether or not to approve tenants

Use an application scoring sheet to determine whether or not to approve tenants

Screening tenants is the most critical aspect of managing properties. Good tenants will save you loads of time and money and take better care of your property. It is always worth a little extra vacancy time to have a good tenant, rather than accepting a poor tenant to fill a property. Fair housing dictates that […]

Is your rental property sitting vacant too long? Try this!

Is your rental property sitting vacant too long

If you’ve ever had a rental property sit for a long time, you know how expensive it can be! Vacancy costs are one of the highest expenses that affect landlords… Needless to say, getting your property filled should be a top priority. In this video we talk about a system we use to evaluate vacant […]