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Hiring a Property Manager Vs. Doing It Yourself

For just about any property owner or investor, despite their personality, background, or other factors, the main motive for renting out their property is to create an extra income stream. However, sometimes it’s easy to get so focused on the renting and money aspect and not thinking about what comes with being a property owner who also…

How to Optimize Your Contact Page to Connect with Prospective Renters

We’ve talked previously about the internet and how it effects tenants, such as encouraging them to pay rent online. But in this post, we’re discussing how to improve the way potential tenants contact you online about your property. The sad truth is that many online contact pages for properties are neglected and therefore frustrating for users. A property’s…

5 Ways to Grill Safely on Your Property this Summer

Summertime means the season of outdoor get-togethers and backyard grilling. It’s a fun time to soak up the sun and enjoy delicious food straight off the grill. Among all the fun, though, it’s so important for property owners to keep in mind the risks involved with using open flames in order to best protect their property and…

Avoiding Electrical Hazards On Your Property

With the amount of appliances being used in homes growing, people are using more electricity than before. According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), the combination of appliances and lights usage makes up about 34% of home’s power. While this is understandable, it also increases the chances of electrical hazards, specifically electrical fires, in…

Meeting Your Residents’ Summer Needs

You likely know that summer is one of the busiest seasons for property owners. It’s easy to get excited and preoccupied with filling rental units and signing new leases as new prospects visit and consider your property. However, are you still giving your current residents the amount of attention they need? You’ll want to keep this question…

Managing Drainage from Heavy Rain on Your Property

Recent heavy precipitation and flooding has lately been affecting properties in southern areas, such as Oklahoma and Texas. A lot of rain can leave some property owners in over their heads with water and not prepared to handle it. And property that isn’t prepared for so much rain can have issues with standing water, erosion, and flooding….

Handling Tenants Who Aren’t Paying

Being a property owner can be an exciting and rewarding job, but the hard truth is that you’ll likely come across some renters who are a bit (or a lot) of a headache to work with. You’ll have your great tenants who always make their payments on time, and then there will be those who may cause…

Spruce Up Your Property with Garden Annuals

Planting annuals for the season on your property is a nice way to add a pop of color and give your place personality. But with such a variety of options, how do you know which ones to choose? There are so many different characteristics and colors that knowing what is right for your property can…

How to Protect Your Property From Severe Storms

Weather can vary drastically depending on which part of the country you live in. Some areas may be begging for rainy days, while others have storms so intense they can destroy homes. And now is the time to prepare, with hurricane season beginning June 1. For areas where weather can be destructive to your property,…

How to Get More Tenants Paying Rent Online

One barrier property owners may face is getting more tenants to pay their rent online. Almost every successful property now has an online portal options for residents to pay their monthly rent payments on the internet as opposed to a check or money order. Online payments are more convenient for the property management too, so how do you encourage those…

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