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Friday, November 12, 2021

Phoenix Rental Property Investment Analysis - Is It Time to Sell?
{{ post.title }} When the market is hot and on the rise, many people think it’s time to sell their rental investment. But there are better options to consider before you go ahead and place it on the market.Start by reviewing your investment goals. If this property no longer fits into your strategy as a Phoenix real estate investor, it may be time t...

Friday, October 15, 2021

The Number 1 Reason Rental Owners Fire Property Managers in Phoenix AZ
{{ post.title }} If you’ve ever thought about firing your Phoenix property manager, it’s probably for one of these reasons: Terrible or non-existent communication. Abysmal marketing which leads to long vacancies. Poor response to maintenance issues.At Service Star Realty, we work with a lot of rental property owners and investo...

Friday, September 10, 2021

How to Scale Your Residential Real Estate Portfolio in Phoenix AZ?
{{ post.title }} Successful real estate investors are thinking about both the long term and the short term. When you’re working to scale your residential real estate portfolio, you need to focus on smart growth that you’re your financial goals. With established investment goals and a clear strategy for achieving those goals, growing your port...

Friday, August 13, 2021

Problem Renters & How to Handle Them | Professional Phoenix Property Management
{{ post.title }} A rigorous resident screening process can help you avoid difficult tenants, but the way a person appears on paper can often be different from who they become in real life when you’re interacting on a regular basis.Problem renters cause a lot of issues, and it can be hard not to get emotionally involved. They’ll pay late, they...

Friday, July 9, 2021

What are the Six Things Phoenix Landlords Always Look for in a Rental Property Inspection?
{{ post.title }} What should you look for during an inspection?Rental property inspections serve two important functions when it comes to protecting your Phoenix investment property. First, it allows you to keep your property well-maintained. While you’re inspecting, you can look for any deferred maintenance or necessary repairs that your resid...

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Landlord and Tenant Rights - What are the consequences? | Part Two
{{ post.title }} Are you familiar with the facets of the Arizona Residential Landlord Tenant Act?  Do you know what is and isn't outlined in your lease?  What if something goes wrong?  A dedicated property management company will be able to help you navigate the intricacies of the industry and help you steer clear of avoidable consequen...

Friday, June 11, 2021

Long-Term & Short-Term Leases - Which is Better for You? | Professional Phoenix Rental Investment Ad...
{{ post.title }} Phoenix is a unique rental market. While long term leases are typically the best option for investors, this is a tourist-friendly area with a lot of people who come and go for a period of days, weeks, or months. Short term rentals can be a benefit when you’re trying to reach vacationers or business travelers. However, as we’v...

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Landlord and Tenant Rights - What are the consequences? | Part One
{{ post.title }} Even with the best tenant screening, you may eventually end up with a problem tenant. When this happens, you are legally bound to uphold certain tenant rights. A top Phoenix property management company knows how to follow the rules when dealing with difficult tenants, so it is important to ask the experts for help when you have an issue. ...

Friday, May 14, 2021

Guide to Phoenix Landlord vs. Tenant Responsibilities
{{ post.title }} Nothing will set off a dispute between landlords and tenants like misunderstandings over responsibilities and expectations. As a rental property owner, you need to be sure you understand your own role in providing a safe and habitable home. You’ll also need to communicate to your tenants what you expect from them.There’s a ba...

Friday, April 30, 2021

How Has COVID Changed the Eviction Process for Phoenix Landlords?
{{ post.title }} How Has COVID Changed the Eviction Process for Phoenix Landlords?During the last year, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced property managers to evolve the way they deal with tenant interviews. Thanks to measures like the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, property management companies and landlords have had to adjust ...

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