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Property Management fees Part III

What to charge for property management fees is a difficult question that every company must face. Setting them to low will leave money on the table. Set them to high though and you’re likely to have less customers. Finding that middle spot is always the goal. If you haven’t read Property Management Fees Part I or Part II, you might want to start there. In this article we’re going to…

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Tenants Insurance: Why don’t they have it?

Only 32% of renters in the U.S. have tenants insurance, despite 84% of landlords requiring tenants to purchase it in their lease. At the cost of $188 annually for over $30,000 in coverage  this may be a barrier for some renters but most can afford it. So why the discrepancy? This article will examine what the underlying issues are for tenants insurance, what you should know as a property manager,…

Own multiple rental units/properties? Hire a property manager to take care of it for you.

Understanding the U.S. Rental Market

The U.S. rental market has seen unprecedented growth over the last decade. Due to stagnant wages and poor economic outlooks more Americans are renting than at any other time in the past 40 years. This presents an opportunity. Understanding the U.S. rental market is key to making educated financial decisions for your business. Understanding the U.S. Rental Market: Demographic Shifts Between 2004 and 2012 the percent of the U.S. population renting…


What You Need To Do When Renting Your Property

Whether it’s your first property or your hundredth, tenant turnover is one of the most difficult and expensive parts of property management. Renting your property once a tenant has moved out is the most important step in the tenant lifecycle. When renting your property, there are a number of important considerations to take into account to both maximize the rent that your unit will receive but also to minimize the amount…

Own multiple rental units/properties? Hire a property manager to take care of it for you.

The Difference Between a Landlord and a Property Manager

Landlords and property managers are not interchangeable. Although both the landlord and property manager are involved in the rental industry, each has a specifically defined role. Landlords own the property that is being rented out while property managers only oversee it. The role of the landlord If you own a singular property or one or two units within a building, you will probably want to manage them yourself instead of hiring…


Should you let your tenants have pets?

People with pets are people too. Just because someone has a dog doesn’t mean they’ll be a lousy tenant. However, there are certain exceptions you have to make when it comes to your rental property. If you’re not an animal person you may want to think twice about renting to someone with a menagerie that rivals the Central Park Zoo.   Yes to pets Seeing eye pets: Seeing eye dogs…


Landlord Insurance: Is your rental property insured?

You may have homeowners’ insurance on your own house but what about your rental property? There is a such thing as landlord insurance and you should get it. What is landlord insurance? Landlord insurance is put in place to ensure that your rental property (and by default, you) are covered. Generally, landlord insurance covers standard environmental disasters such as earthquakes, storms and floods. It also covers fire, water devastation, theft…

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