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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. […]

How Much Are Typical Property Management Fees?

How much are property management fees

  As a property owner or real estate investor, hiring a property manager can alleviate all kinds of headaches in your day-to-day operations. Property managers handle all aspects of running your investment, from vetting tenants to emergency maintenance and everything in between. If you want to collect rent but don’t have the time or inclination […]

DIY Tips for Landlords and Property Managers in Philadelphia

DIY Tips for Landlords and Property Managers in Philadelphia

  Are you a landlord looking to trim expenses? If you are willing to put in some elbow grease, we have some DIY tips and easy fixes for landlords to save money. Property managers in Philadelphia and the Bucks County area agree that there are some basic repair tasks every landlord should know and, in […]

Is It Mold? Contact Your Rental Home Management in Washington DC!

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  There may be no scarier word in the rental industry than mold. Landlords and tenants both fear it’s potentially devastating effects on their health and home. But how do you know if mold is present in your rental home? Learn tips below from a company specializing in rental home management in Washington DC on […]

Water Everywhere! How to Handle a Burst Pipe!

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  Burst pipes, flooding, storm damage, all things no landlord or renter wants to hear. Water can do a great deal of damage in a short amount of time, so responsiveness is crucial. While not all situations are preventable, the actions you take immediately can have a significant impact on the overall outcome and scope […]

Can My Philadelphia Tenants Legally Withhold Rent?

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All renters have certain tenant rights. That said, it is up to the property manager or landlord to know what these rights are and not to violate them. If you do violate them, the tenant may have the right to hold rent in escrow. This can cause a litany of problems for you, both legal […]

How to Define Wear and Tear vs. Tenant Damage in Howard County

Wear and Tear vs. Tenant Damage - When can a Security Deposit be Used?

Wear and tear is bound to happen in your rental property, but how do you go about defining the difference between wear and tear vs tenant damage? This is important to know and understand when a tenant moves out and the unit is damaged, you need to know if you can or can’t use a […]

Maximize ROI with Proper Maintenance on Your Harrisburg Rental Home

Maximize ROI with Proper Maintenance

  ROI is also known as return on investment. In the property management world, this means that your rental property is making you money as opposed to costing money or breaking even. The best way to increase ROI on your rental property is through proper maintenance procedures. Read on to learn how to get the […]

Decreasing Maintenance Costs in Your Rental Property

Decreasing Maintenance Costs in Your Rental Property

Maintenance and property upkeep can be a nightmare for many property owners in and around Baltimore. Unexpected appliance breakdowns, skipped routine maintenance, and unusually harsh weather can all lead to maintenance problems that eat into profit. Fortunately, there are proactive ways to reduce costs over time, including scheduling routine upkeep, investing in quality supplies and […]