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Category Archives: Tips for Property Managers

Ultimate Spring Cleaning and Maintenance Checklist

Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist and Rental Maintenance Guide

Warmer weather brings new life and an excellent opportunity for a Spring refresh of your rental property. After all, periodic deep cleaning and preventative maintenance help to keep rental properties in tip-top shape. That said, it is easy to get lost in the many tasks and forget key areas. So, to help you tackle your […]

Spring Landscaping to Boost Rental Property Curb Appeal

Rental Landscaping Tips To Boost Curb Appeal for Spring

When it comes to rental properties, curb appeal is the first chance to make a great impression on future tenants. A fresh, colorful, and well-maintained exterior makes a unit instantly more desirable. Therefore, as Spring unfolds before us, it is the perfect time to evaluate your property’s landscaping. So, join us as we reveal our […]

What is Subletting? What Every Landlord Needs to Know

What is a Subletting Policy and Why Every Landlord Needs One

Finding the right tenant for your rental property could prove to be a tedious process. After going to all of that effort, what happens when the tenant skips town, leaving your apartment sublet to someone else? What could easily become a landlord’s worst nightmare is also an avoidable situation. Join us below as we explain […]

A Landlord’s Guide: Virginia Eviction Process

A Landlord's Guide to the Eviction Process in Virginia

When it comes to the eviction process, following the letter of the law is essential for landlords. Especially during these trying times recovering from the pandemic, every landlord must understand the process and restrictions involved in removing a tenant. Continue reading below as we break down the eviction process in Virginia, how it differs from […]

10 Strategies For Landlords to Increase Tenant Retention Rates

10 Strategies Every Landlord Can Use to Increase Tenant Retention Rates

Any landlord or property owner knows that one of the most expensive parts of a rental business is tenant turnover. Therefore, finding ways to increase tenant retention is one of the most important things a landlord can do. That said, while finding a great tenant takes work, keeping them around requires just as much, if […]

Why Every Lease and Landlord Needs a Tenant Transfer Policy

Why Every Lease and Landlord Needs a Tenant Transfer Policy

Even with the best of intentions entering a lease, life happens. Tenants may need to transfer or break a lease for various reasons, including military service or job relocation. However, regardless of the transfer reason, landlords must protect themselves and their interests. So, join us as we define the types of transfer clauses and, more […]

How Do I Become a Property Manager?

The Skills and Certifications Needed to Become a Property Manager

In 2020, the property management industry topped out at over 88 billion dollars in the United States. Steadily expanding since 2017, the property management industry provides a wealth of opportunity for professional and financial growth. Becoming a property manager is a great career for driven individuals with a passion for working with people. Join us […]

What Are the Eviction Moratorium Guidelines and When Will it End?

What Are the Eviction Moratorium Guidelines and When Will it End?

Many landlords who may have otherwise pursued a tenant eviction have so far not been able to due to COVID-19. However, is there an end in sight? At least for now, the federal government has extended the eviction moratorium for residential properties. Understanding changing regulations and executive orders are tough for landlords. After all, there […]

How to Create Rental Prorate Policies and Calculate Prorated Rent

One of the most exciting times for landlords is when you have secured a tenant, and they are ready to move in! Now begins the process of completing the lease, collecting the security deposit, and obtaining the first month’s rent. However, if you are not lucky enough to have tenants move in on the first […]

Photography Tips for Successful Rental Property Advertising

Photography Tips for Successful Rental Property Advertising

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then photos are invaluable to rental property advertising. Images are the first thing a prospective renter sees, and landlords need those photos to make a lasting impression. That said, make sure that lasting impression is for all the right reasons! Dull, cluttered, blurry, or dark photos only […]