No homeowner wants vacancy for their rental property, but that doesn’t mean the solution is to rent the home to the first tenant who applies. Though vacancies can be costly, irresponsible tenants are even more costly. Taking careful measures to prevent an undesirable rental will ensure that you rent your home to a credible and responsible […]
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Rents Continue to Rise Everybody seems to be wondering the same thing. By now, if you’re at the point in your landlord career and you’re reading this blog, you’re probably aware of the awesome rental market most of the country is taking advantage of, well, of course excluding tenants. However, landlords near and far are […]
Designation & Specialization in Property Management Property Management is a more popular real estate service than ever before, with several professional designations that allow agents to showcase what specializations they may have. As liaison between owners and tenants, a professional property manager must have people skills, in depth knowledge of fiduciary responsibilities and legal requirements, expertise in […]
Therapy Sessions With Kev- Part 2 Too many property owners are stuck with service they don’t like, and we hear about it all the time. Untimely payments, incorrect or nonexistent statements, no return phone calls, etc etc etc. We’re here to tell you switching to Douglas Realty Property Management really isn’t hard…at all. We’ll handle […]
Therapy Sessions With Kev- Part 1 Sometimes, venting your frustrations to people isn’t the same as…well, doing it to a plant. And you never know, sometimes it’s the best way to get a little extra advice… In such a hot rental market, the need for rental managers, or professional property management companies has never been […]
Amid new technology updates, both internally and externally, the team at Douglas Realty decided it was time to show the world we mean business. There was a specific moment in the last few weeks while I was sitting at my desk and watching what was happening around me… Our new software is finally up and […]
Protect Yourself Against the Unthinkable Today I wanted to get some short and sweet thoughts down on paper, or keyboard…whatever. Ever hear “you get what you pay for”? Of course, of course you have. We had a new client contact us off the website the other day who has 5 properties he wants to […]
Property owners can double the income they receive from their rental home by making their house an annual rental instead of a seasonal.
Do Tenants Hate Property Managers? Sometimes, yes. It’s not hard to hate something, it’s human nature. It’s much easier for people to focus on negative things, rather than the positive. The Tenant Landlord relationship has always been a complicated one since the beginning of time, but it gets even more complicated once you throw a […]
See why property managers will not repair your property.