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Monthly Archives: June 2017

The 7 Most Common Reasons Landlords Use Property Management Companies

Many times those who begin investing in Philadelphia rental property set out to do it all themselves. After all, being a property owner and leasing rental properties is the true path to a passive form of income, right? Well, not exactly… Though managing rental property can be fairly hands-off under the right circumstances – if […]

How to Minimize Firework Risks at Your Rental This Fourth of July

It’s that time of year again; that time when Americans all over the country get together with their family and friends to celebrate the freedom they enjoy each and every day. While the Fourth of July is often a time of excitement, good food, and of course, fireworks, property owners often cringe at the thought […]

5 Business Skills You Need as a Landlord

Many Americans have the dream of starting their own business. In fact, freedom from the corporate world, being your own boss, and making a lot of money, are the thoughts that dominate your mind when you’re feeling that entrepreneurial spirit. But running a business is a lot of work. Launching a rental property business and […]

The Landlord’s Guide to Rent Increases

Raising the rent on your Severn rental property is a normal part of the rental property business − your tenants surely expect it to happen at one point or another. And, unless your specific area has rent control policies in place, you are free to increase the rent on your property as you see fit. […]

6 Things Tenants Want in a Landlord

Every rental property owner in Philadelphia wants to know what it takes to be a successful landlord. Keeping your property turnover rates low, boosting lease renewals, and striving to keep your tenants satisfied, are the keys to succeeding in the rental property business. However, that’s the point: this is a business, and should be treated […]

How to Boost Tenant Retention by Addressing Maintenance Concerns

Addressing tenant maintenance concerns in a timely manner is often more important to your Aberdeen tenants that anything else you or your property management company can do. Yes, even more important than reasonable rent rates, amenity packed rental homes, or move-in incentives that include cash, discounts, or other generous gifts. With that in mind, it […]

How to Handle After-Hours Calls from Your Tenant

If you own rental property in Philadelphia, you know that being a landlord is not a 9-5 job. And while sometimes this is a blessing in disguise (think no corporate office setting, no timeclock, and no required business casual attire), there are times when working in a non-traditional industry such as real estate can wreak […]

5 Mistakes You Could Be Making With Your Lease Agreement

Becoming a successful investment property owner in Chevy Chase, MD takes a lot of real estate expertise. You must be familiar with how to: Finance and purchase rental properties Place high quality tenants and collect timely rent payments Maintain and repair your property whenever an issue arises Keep your tenants satisfied so they will want […]

Should You Approve Tenants Without Meeting Them?

Would you ever consider leasing your Philadelphia rental property to a tenant you have never met? Most property owners would immediately say “no.” After all, meeting a prospective tenant in person leaves a valuable impression on you, and ultimately helps in determining whether they are a good fit for your property. But is there really […]

How to Recognize and Handle Landlord Stress

Being a property owner comes with a lot of stress. In addition to managing your rental property, as a property owner you must balance your work with everything else in your life. This includes family and friend obligations, other work commitments, and free time. Not to mention, property related tasks such as rent collections, routine […]