Property Management Blog

Friday, February 09, 2018

WHY NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY

IF YOU HAVE BEEN CONSIDERING PURCHASING A HOME, YOU MAY BE CURIOUS TO KNOW IF THIS IS THE RIGHT TIME IN THE MARKET TO MAKE YOUR MOVE. THE MARKET IS FAST CHANGING, WITH NEW LAWS COMING INTO PLAY, INTEREST RATES ARE CONSTANTLY RISING, AND A WHOLE SLEW OF THINGS BUYERS HAVE TO FACE WHEN IT COMES TIME TO PICKING THE RIGHT HOUSE. WHAT DOES THAT MEAN FOR YOU? WELL, THAT THERE ISN'T A BETTER TIME TO BUY THAN NOW. LET'S BREAK DOWN THE BENEFITS OF PURCHASING A HOME NOW, INSTEAD OF WAITING.   Read More »

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

How to be a good landlord/property manager:

1. Run Your Property Like a Business. Some landlords do a terrible job at running their business. It might be because they see it as a “side-gig” or a hobby” more than a business. However, when you treat your business with the respect, systems, and organization that you would treat any other business venture, amazing things can happen. What contingency plans do you have in place so maintenance concerns can be resolved without your direct involvement (in case you happen to go on vacation the day something major happens)? When you shift your view as a landlord to a “business owner” — and treat your company as such - you will find far greater success.  Read More »

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

How to be a good tenant

1. Read your lease. No, seriously read it. It won’t be the most exciting night table material but you’ll thank yourself when you do read it. A lease is a binding legal contract. It creates a binding relationship between you and your landlord. What are you agreeing to? If you don’t understand, ask questions before you sign it.  Read More »