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Complete Rental Property Maintenance Checklist for Landlords

The Complete Rental Property Maintenance Checklist for Landlords

Seasonal preventative maintenance is one of the most important tasks for landlords and property managers. Not only is it essential for the preservation of your investment, but it goes a long way to fostering tenant satisfaction. When you do not spend every day in a property, it is easy for things to fall by the […]

Rental Property Maintenance Winter Checklist for Landlords

Rental Property Maintenance Winter Checklist for Landlords

The trees are bare and cold weather is setting in; winter is upon us. This is the time of year where late-night maintenance calls for frozen pipes, broken down heaters, and tenants locked out in the snow add even more stress to landlords. If you do not want to have these emergencies unexpectedly arise, preventative […]

How to Winterize a Rental Property and Prevent Frozen Pipes

How to Winterize a Rental Property and Prevent Frozen Pipes

  Cold weather is approaching fast, is your rental property prepared? If not, now is the time to think about putting winterizing procedures at the top of your list. The cold months of Winter can, unfortunately, bring unexpected repairs and problems. That said, by taking some simple precautions, much of those potential costly emergencies are […]

Preventative Rental Property Maintenance Checklist

Preventative Rental Property Maintenance Checklist

It is easy to let your investment home go without small repairs or preventative rental property maintenance from time to time. As a landlord, you are a busy person, and if you have other tasks to tend to besides your rental property, time can easily slip away. You miss one annual checkup, and you think, […]

Property Maintenance and Property Management: Are They The Same?

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  Owning rental property is not without challenges and complications.  That is why many landlords choose to hire a property management company to handle such tasks as finding quality tenants, collecting rent, and scheduling routine maintenance. Though it may seem like property management and rental property maintenance are the same, they are two separate things. […]

Fall Preventative Maintenance Tips for Rental Properties

Fall Preventative Maintenance Tips for Rental Properties

Seasons are changing fast, and it can be the busiest time of year for Fall preventative maintenance. In the Northeast, weather during the Fall months can be unpredictable, to say the least. Now is the time to identify those small issues before they become a big problem as Winter approaches. Check out our list below […]

Efficient Property Turnover Tips for Rentals to Minimize Vacancy

Efficient Property Turnover Tips for Rentals to Minimize Vacancy

In a perfect world, one lease would end, and another would begin immediately after. Unfortunately, it is not an ideal world, and property turnover remains a vital property manager’s responsibility.  The success of this endeavor relies on a stable process, trustworthy vendors, planning, follow-up, and attention to detail. As a property manager, you can take […]

Tenant vs. Landlord Responsibilities for HVAC Maintenance

Tenant vs. Landlord Responsibilities for HVAC Maintenance

  As Summer heats up, so does the strain on your rental property’s HVAC system. While everyone agrees that preventative maintenance is vital, many landlords and tenants wonder who is really responsible for what? Below we help you answer that question by discussing landlord responsibilities for HVAC maintenance along with tenant rights and prevention tips […]

Landlord, Tenant, and Property Manager Responsibilities for Maintenance

Landlord, Tenant, and Property Manager Responsibilities for Maintenance

  Rental property maintenance is an ongoing task. Rental properties present unique challenges based on the size of the home or the number of units. Therefore, many landlords and tenants wonder who is responsible for what? The difference between landlord, tenant, and property manager responsibilities needs to be clearly defined from the start. Doing so […]

How to Choose the Contractors That Every Landlord Needs

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  In the rental industry, maintenance needs are inevitable. So, how do you know if you are hiring the best contractor for the job? Nowadays, contractors are very easy to find, but that does not mean all are right for you. Finding a licensed contractor that is trustworthy and cost-effective is harder than it sounds. […]