PROPERTY MANAGEMENT BLOG

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Tenant Appreciation Month
We are taking time out to recognize how much we appreciate our excellent property renters. These folks realize that they are renting another family's property and take care of it like it was their own. They realize that the owners are military families deployed to another area and hope some day to return to their property. Or, as is somet...

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Risk management: Why you need umbrella liability insurance
Legal Concerns-- Article by Jason Van Steenwyk Jan 31, 2017 Why Homeowners Insurance Isn’t Enough Most homeowners understand that they need a homeowners insurance policy to protect what is often their most important personal asset. But if you own investment properties, a standard homeowners insurance policy is probably not going to cu...

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Your Renters Insurance Checklist
What to Look for When You’re Shopping for Renters Insurance (from https://knowyourstuff.org/ the Insurance Information Institute) If you rent a house or apartment, your landlord’s insurance will only cover the costs of repairing the building if there is a fire or other disaster. To financially protect yourself and your belongi...

Sunday, February 12, 2017

How to be a good landlord/property manager:
1. Run Your Property Like a Business. Some landlords do a terrible job at running their business. It might be because they see it as a “side-gig” or a hobby” more than a business. However, when you treat your business with the respect, systems, and organization that you would treat any other business venture, amazing thi...

Sunday, February 12, 2017

How to be a good tenant
1. Read your lease. No, seriously read it. It won’t be the most exciting night table material but you’ll thank yourself when you do read it. A lease is a binding legal contract. It creates a binding relationship between you and your landlord. What are you agreeing to? If you don’t understand, ask questions before yo...