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 […]
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: When you buy rental real estate, you’re entering into a small business. As with all businesses, large or small, customer service should always be a major priority. After all, it’s easier and cheaper to retain customers than it is to find new ones. As a Landlord, […]
Today we are talking about vendors and emergency maintenance. If you are a do-it-yourselfer, that’s great. You can save yourself a lot of money. You can paint, take care of cleaning, and maybe do any small repairs that are easy to manage. That’s assuming you have the time to do it.
Moving right along, Part 5 of our Blog Series, “So, You Want to be a Landlord?,” focuses on preventative maintenance. Our Property Management Company offers a variety of proactive maintenance measures to head-off many potential issues. Investing money in preventative maintenance can oftentimes save thousands of dollars down the road.