When I meet a new owner for the first time they have lots of questions, one of the most important is what happens when a work order is put in or a maintenance request is submitted by the tenant?Continue reading
First thing is Communication. Yes everybody communicates. Does everybody give out their cell phone numbers? NO. All our owners have our cell phone numbers. They call us, they text us, and they email all the time and anytime. That’s what we love. They are always communicating with us and we communicate with them. No one’s left in the dark, no surprises!
The second thing is our Hands-on Property Management style. Our office has walk-in hours three days a week. The other four days, yes I said four days, we are out driving by properties, taking pictures for owners, and checking on maintenance work. We are checking up on all the things that we have promised you and making sure they are done.Continue reading
By identifying and acting upon the best use of YOUR time you will quickly improve your quality of life in a number of ways – stress reduction, more moments of happiness and attainment of personal goals.Continue reading
Maybe you’re a new rental property owner, or you have been renting your home out for a while and you know you have a vacancy coming up. It’s important to make the most of your opportunity, so today we are sharing four quick tips that will help you be a successful landlord.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
A couple days late of June, but this post completes our June series, “Don’t you wish your property manager did this?”. Your rental is a BUSINESS. Yes, you deal with people and people’s lives, but your rental properties are a BUSINESS. If you don’t treat it like a business, the IRS and legal system will […]Continue reading
So yeah, we're a little geeky and take this whole "Property Management" thing pretty seriously! We love what we do and we're pretty damn good at it too. Own Properties? Life is too short to struggle with doing it yourself or a bad management company. See how it could be.