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
When filtering prospective tenant applications, checking for references is a step that must not be omitted from the process. Any reliable tenant ought to have someone who can vouch for him or her, and it’s not enough to just get personal references. Sure, personal references are fine and can help establish that your next tenant […]Read More
Property owners and landlords understand and appreciate the importance of property value. Value is a function of how something is perceived by others, and tenants are willing to pay higher rent when they perceive property as valuable. Sure, it’s easy to cut corners and ignore certain aspects of property management, but there is a hefty […]Read More
Seasoned property managers know the ups and downs of renting to tenants. They know that sometimes renting can be hassle-free and highly profitable, while other times it can be a day-to-day struggle. From nonpayment to property destruction to frivolous lawsuits, having the wrong tenants can be an ongoing nightmare. How can property managers avoid the […]Read More
Today, we are going to provide some property management advice on how to find tenants in Grand Rapids, or the west Michigan area. The first and most obvious place to look for tenants is online. Residents are going to look online before they drive by or do anything else. They will find out what is […]Read More
CAN’T SELL YOUR HOME? – MOVING OUT OF TOWN? HOLDING ONTO A HOME AS AN INVESTMENT? Today… HomeOwners are Struggling with what to do with their Homes We’ve got a Much Faster – Simpler – Solution to your Housing Troubles… and it’s Easier than you Think The “New Normal”… Renting not Selling It used to be – if you wanted or needed […]Read More
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