Entries by Michael Hurley

5 Tips for Dealing With Problematic Tenants on Your Rental Property

Rental properties are a great investment. Maintaining those properties and being an ideal landlord takes a lot of work, however. Although your rental properties could be a great additional source of income, bad rental tenants can ruin it all.  When you’re faced with a tenant that has trouble following the rental agreement, you could have a disaster on your hands. To ensure your rental properties stay in great condition and that all tenant issues are […]

Property Management 101: Everything You Need To Know

Property management isn’t as simple as finding tenants and executing contracts. A good property manager or landlord takes care of their tenants, anticipates needs, and deals with problems that arise in a timely and efficient manner. This is often a challenge, as unforeseen situations frequently arise with both properties and tenants. However, we’ve got everything you need to know to be a successful property manager in our property management 101 guide. Keep reading to learn […]

A Quick Guide to Your Landlord Rights and Obligations

Are you one of the 10 to 11 million investor landlords in the United States? Thumbs up! However, being a landlord is not an easy venture. Dealing with difficult tenants, repairs, maintenance, and possible legal battles can cause anyone to give up being a landlord. Understanding the landlord rights and obligations will make the job easier. Being prepared and knowing what to expect can erase half the headaches of the job.  Use this quick guide to […]

A Simple Rental Cleaning Checklist for Property Managers

In 2019, 44 million U.S. households rented their homes. For property managers, that’s a lot of cleaning and preparation before the new tenant moves in. Once you’ve screened your tenant and everything is all clear, the next step is rental cleaning and making sure everything is in working order before moving. Here is our simple rental cleaning checklist:   Kitchen From grease and grime to hidden breadcrumbs, the kitchen is the most used room in a home […]

How Your Property Management Firm Should Handle the COVID-19 Pandemic

Experts have predicted that the COVID-19 pandemic might result in the loss of three million American jobs before the summer. Clearly, these are tough economic times. If you’re in charge of a property management firm, these may be fearful times for you. However, there are certain steps you can take to give yourself the best chance of survival. Read on as we share some key advice for property management firms during the pandemic. Keeping Your […]