Property Management Blog

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Top 4 Things Renters Hate
The Top 4 Things That Renters HateWhether you are renting a simple studio or a small villa, there are common frustrations that will keep a renter from picking your property. Broken appliances, old fixtures and hideous walls are just a few of the common issues. Renters hate finding a rental unit with dirty exteriors and old flooring becaus...

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

When Should You Start Advertising a Property?
When Should You Start Advertising a Property?Phoenix property management companies approach listings in different ways. One property manager might list a property as soon as possible. For another property management team, the preferred approach is to wait until the property is vacant, turned over to show ready condition.  START ADS R...

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

What Can Phoenix Landlords Do When Tenants Break HOA Rules?
{{ post.title }} We receive a lot of questions regarding HOA violations. Today, we’re explaining the three things you need to remember when you have a tenant who receives a notice from the HOA. Provide the Tenant with Homeowners Association RulesStart by making the tenant responsible in your lease agreement for obtaining the rules from the HOA...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Hoarders and Fair Housing
Recently, we started working for a new property in Phoenix. Previously, it had been managed by a brokerage company that did property management on the side. Unfortunately, we quickly discovered that there were some major problems at the property.    As a Phoenix property management company, we have seen some unusual situations, ...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Should Phoenix Landlords Hire Licensed Home Contractors for Rental Property Repairs?
Does your vendor need to be licensed? The answer is yes and no.Licensed Vendors and Your Income PropertyFirst for the yes portion. Whenever you have a repair that is critical or professional in nature, hire a licensed professional. This may be when you need an electrician or a plumber or an air conditioning technician. Those individuals n...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Transitioning Properties from One Property Manager to the Next
From time to time, we all have to bring a new property from one Phoenix property manager to another. If it has not happened to you yet, it will happen at some point. The biggest problem is making this transition smoothly. Unfortunately, some of these transitions happen worse than others. Earlier this year, we had an example of all th...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Do Phoenix Property Owners Need to Renovate to Successfully Rent Their Homes?
Owners who are preparing to put their properties up for rent often ask us about renovations, and whether they need to make the home picture perfect for the next tenant. The property does not have to be picture perfect. Before you invest in any renovations, think about why you’re making the upgrades. If you’re getting...

Monday, June 25, 2018

Marijuana and Your Rental Property: What Is the Right Policy for You?
To rent or not to rent? When it comes to marijuana, that is a very serious question. While there may be benefits to renting to tenants who use medical marijuana, there are certainly many drawbacks to consider. As a Phoenix property management company, we stick to federal law. While Arizona might allow medical marijuana, the federal govern...

Monday, June 11, 2018

Property Laws & Regulations Landlords Need to Know When Renting Out a Home in the Phoenix Area
There are a number of laws and rules you have to follow when you’re renting out an income property. It’s a broad subject, and today, we’re talking about a few interesting things that need your attention. We’ll also tell you where to find this information, and how to catch up fast.Fair Housing LawsTreat everybod...

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Are you ready for the rental market of the future?
Technology continues to quickly make inroads into today's property management world. It is no longer enough to simply list your rental properties with your local MLS, Zillow and Trulia as you wait for renters to find you. Technology and the changing expectations of millennials is driving more change in Phoenix property management. Whi...

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