When we say, “We are so much more than just a property management company”, we mean it.
So, your Tenant has been screened, the lease is signed, we’ve conducted the move-in, and you’ve started seeing income in the form of rents.
Things are going according to plan.
That is, until we get a phone call from the Tenant that goes something like this:
“Help! We woke up this morning and there’s water pouring through our ceiling!”
“We just got back from dinner and it's 45 degrees inside our house. We can’t get the furnace to work at all.”
Maintenance issues are some of the biggest concerns for Investors because they are, of course, associated with expenses that translate into lost cash flow.
We get that.
We know that as far as expenses go, maintenance expenses are some of the largest and most frequent you’ll face.
And because of that, many of you want to know exactly how we’re going to handle this very important aspect of your investment.
So, we decided to give you a clear look at how we handle maintenance issues here at T&H Realty Services on a day to day basis.
It’s the grease on the the investor’s skids.
The fuel to the engine.
Without it… well, there’s no reason to own rental property.
And because of that, we take rent collection very seriously here at T&H Realty Services.
Effective rent collection, as we’ve noted in other blogs, starts with effective Tenant screening.
But even highly qualified Tenants can sometimes run into payment issues.
And when that happens, it’s critical that you have the right system in place - a system that helps make paying rent your Tenant’s #1 priority.
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“We have an approved application on your home..”
Ah, music to an investor's ears.
Getting the news that your property is about to be occupied is probably the best thing you’ll hear all day.
However, there are a lot of steps to take between approving an applicant, and the physical move-in.
Not to burst your bubble, but there are quite a few things that can go wrong during the time an applicant is approved and the actual move-in.
You just can’t predict the future when you’re dealing with such a wide variety of individuals.
But not to worry.
We have developed a system that helps mitigate potential issues, and our team is a well-oiled machine that works together to provide a smooth process for potential Tenants.
So, once we have an approved application on your home, here’s what happens next.
Out of the many, many tasks a Property Management company completes, Tenant screening is - hands down - one of the MOST important.
The people who end up residing in your property can make or break your investment and Fair Housing is not something you want to find yourself violating.
Finding high quality Tenants is vital and something we take very seriously.
We’ve developed a successful system here at T&H and wanted to share it with you so that you are aware of how we will screen potential Tenants that apply for your property.
So, after your home is made-ready, marketed, and showings occur, the goal is for applications to start arriving right away.