Key Strategies for Successful Rent Collection

Key Strategies for Successful Rent Collection

Are you a landlord who relies on rental income to maintain adequate finances? If so, you're not alone. Many property owners consider their rental properties a critical part of their annual income. Of course, every responsible adult should have a rainy-day fund to cover them in emergencies, but it's not always that easy. So, what do you do when a tenant decides not to pay up? Eviction is a tedious...

Top 5 Benefits of Hiring Property Managers

Top 5 Benefits of Hiring Property Managers

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, major states across the nation have experienced steady population growth in the past 10 years. The population in the sunshine state grew by 14.6%. Now, Florida sits as the third most populous state, with more than 2.7 million residents. It takes a lot of real estate property to contain that many people. And with the growing U.S. real estate market, property...

What is a Long Term Rental?

What is a Long Term Rental?

Did you know about 44 million people in the United States rent? With housing prices skyrocketing, who can blame them? People involved with property management can take advantage of this by offering both short-term and long-term rentals. But how do rental property management companies handle long-term rentals? What is a long-term rental? This is your guide for understanding this type of rental...

Do’s and Dont's of Decorating a Long Term Rental Property

Do’s and Dont’s of Decorating a Long Term Rental Property

The average US renter stays in their property for just over two years. During your stay, decorating your rental can help you make it feel like home, but you need to be aware of a couple of do’s and don'ts when it comes to making changes. Your property management rental company can let you know what is expressly allowed in your rental, but it is best to be aware of some general steps you can and...

6 Key Qualities All the Top Property Managers Have in Common

6 Key Qualities All the Top Property Managers Have in Common

As you buy more real estate, you get more headaches. You need to stay on top of your properties, find tenants, and treat it like a business.The top property managers can take all of those responsibilities off your shoulders. They can reduce your stress and give you time to make more investments. However, not every property manager will lower your stress. Some property managers don't get the job done. You...

A Step-by-Step Guide to the Rental Property Application Process

A Step-by-Step Guide to the Rental Property Application Process

Are you feeling overwhelmed by all the details you need to pay attention to as a landlord? Buying a rental property to lease out is a complex process, and it does not end once you have purchased the home or apartment. Once you own the property, you need to find renters, handle their applications, and monitor the renters throughout their lease. The rental property application is one of the most essential...

Five Things Landlords Need to Know About Property Marketing

Five Things Landlords Need to Know About Property Marketing

So, you've bought an investment property and gotten it ready to rent. Now what? Finding future tenants, can be a consuming task, especially when you’re looking for the perfect tenants. If you don't have a background in marketing, you might not know where to start. Whether you have just bought your first investment property, or you are growing your portfolio, understanding property marketing is key...

Four Things to Know Before Becoming a Landlord

Four Things to Know Before Becoming a Landlord

Florida saw an estimated 329,717 new residents arrive between April 2020 and April 2021. Many of these new residents need a place to rent and becoming a landlord now could prove to be a lucrative opportunity. That said, you might be wondering how to become a landlord in the first place. It's not something to jump blindly into, after all. Here are our tips for new landlords. Understand the Fair...

How to Hire a Property Manager

How to Hire a Property Manager

While owning a rental property is a sure-fire way to get a healthy income stream, it doesn’t come easy. Being a landlord means you have a lot of responsibilities. You need to keep updated and follow tenant and landlord laws, ensure tenants pay rent on time, and even handle maintenance issues. This is why you need to know how to hire a property manager. Everybody agrees, managing rental property is...

Five Screening Tips to Get Great Tenants

Five Screening Tips to Get Great Tenants

Have you ever dealt with a bad tenant? You've seen them. They fail to pay their rent. They disturb your property's peace and evoke claims from other tenants. Tenants who are nightmares are detrimental to the profitability of your rental homes. They damage your track record as a property manager. Of course, the key to avoiding the migraine of nightmare tenants is to shun renting to them in the first...

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