Lease Renewal Timeline Hi, this is Eddie with Access Property Management. Today we are talking about lease renewals. There are many aspects of the lease renewal process. On paper it seems easy, but there is a lot of communication that we go through to try to get that tenant to renew their lease and sign […]Read More
Local landlords and rental property owners ask a lot of questions about Section 8, so today we’re clarifying what Section 8 is, and whether you’re required to accept it. We’ll also share some tips that you might find useful if you accept Section 8 vouchers now or in the future.Read More
When you have a rental property in Grand Rapids or Kalamazoo, you need to register that home and get it certified by the City. Today, we’re talking about the rental registration process in these cities, also known as Code Compliance.Read More
Follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook! Anyone who has ever rented — or rented to someone — knows that there can be a lot of negativity surrounding the security deposit. As a landlord, knowing what goes into it can save you some bickering or even a lawsuit. We’ve assembled some quick-hit facts according […]Read More
There are several ways that landlords and Grand Rapids property management companies can handle security deposits, which helps ensure that landlords are adequately covered in the event of damage. By following these suggestions you can count on an easier experience when dealing with security deposit issues: State Laws – Each state has unique laws […]Read More
One of the biggest benefits of hiring a property management company in Grand Rapids is that they specialize in handling day-to-day rental operations. This allows landlords the ability to focus their efforts on acquiring real estate investments, instead of tedious management operations or awkward situations. Our Grand Rapids property management company addresses the following awkward, […]Read More
Every time a tenant vacates a property, the issue arises of what constitutes damage inflicted by the tenant (which is the tenant’s responsibility) and what constitutes normal wear and tear (which is the owner’s responsibility). There’s a sizable security deposit at stake, and each party wants to put it to his own uses: the landlord […]Read More
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