Entries by Michael Hurley

Which Property Upgrades Yield the Most Value?

Upgrading a property can be an expensive experience if you’re not careful. Therefore, you’ll want to make sure you’re getting the most for your money by investing in upgrades that will yield actual results. Looking to sell a house or just improve a property’s value? Read on to find out which property upgrades will yield you and your family the most value. Cook Up Some Property Upgrades Everyone loves a gorgeous, spacious kitchen. One of […]

5 Tips to Get Started in Rental Property Management

Property management has no advanced education requirements and an expected 11% growth rate over the next decade. That makes it an appealing career option for many. You get the benefits of a mostly white-collar job, like working in an office most of the time. Your non-office work typically consists of showing properties. Plus, you get to take a pass on the anchor of student loan debt. The part that most people struggle with is getting […]

How to Prevent Property Damage from Weather

Mother nature is a beautiful beacon of life and all its splendor… for the most part. Sometimes, though, she can be quite the destructive force to the domestic world. If you live in an area prone to hurricanes, windstorms, earthquakes, or blizzards, chances are you’re aware of how costly a storm can be to your house. In 2016, citizens of the United States collectively experienced over 1 billion dollars in property damage caused by storms. […]

How to Deal with Bad Tenants

So, you’re on the receiving end of bad tenants? Overall, most tenants are agreeable and trustworthy and will be respectful towards you and your property. Unfortunately, there is the chance that in your time as a property owner, you may encounter some trouble. Read on for some advice on how to deal with bad tenants, as well as how to prevent any future problems with tenants from hell. Bad Tenants = A Landlord’s Worst Nightmare […]

Learn How to Become a Property Manager With These Tips

Are you looking for tips on how to become a property manager? If you’re interested in real estate, but would also like to apply your organizational and managerial skills to the job, this is the career for you. As a property manager, you’ll have a wide range of responsibilities. You’ll advertise properties, screen potential tenants, check properties for maintenance, make contracts, and deal with finances. Being proactive, solving emerging problems easily, and focusing on the […]