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Filing a Vacancy effectively

Posted on: June 07, 2018 by total

Have you been struggling to fill a vacancy? There are ways to help figure out what’s preventing you from finding the perfect tenant? Here are a few things that can help and one to stay away from. Check out comparable units around your area to make sure that your price isn’t scaring off possible long […]

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New tenant screening will keep your property profitable

Posted on: April 30, 2018 by total

One of the first and most fundamental steps in property management is the tenant screening process. After all, finding a reliable, consistent paying tenant that will stay with you long-term is the best outcome that you can possibly hope for. There are a few main areas to look at when searching for the best tenant: […]

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Hot Property or Not

Posted on: May 20, 2015 by total

Here in Cleveland it seems that a new apartment building is popping up every week. You see new “Now Leasing” signs posted on the curb side, new banners hanging on the side of buildings, ads popping up on google for.

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Spring Maintenance

Posted on: March 25, 2015 by total

Even though spring has not quite sprung yet, this is the time to start considering your spring maintenance plans. The snow melts and the rain starts. So do the leaky pipes and roofs, the cracked paint, the weed surge and the potholes. How do you keep your residents happy in a time like this? You […]

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New HUD Regulations Take Effect in 30 Days

Posted on: January 31, 2012 by total

New HUD regulations that may affect leasing policies will go into effect in 30 days. HUD announced that the new regulations are intended to ensure that HUD’s core housing programs are open to all eligible persons, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity

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How to Know When You are Wrong (and What You Can Do About It) [Mind Hacks]

Posted on: January 27, 2012 by total

We’ve all met a person who is always right , and we know how annoying they can be because they’re often wrong. There’s little that’s more annoying than arguing with somebody who is clearly mistaken but won’t admit it. The problem is, sometimes we’re the ones in the wrong and we don’t realize it.

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How to Master the Eviction Process

Posted on: January 26, 2012 by total

Some landlords approach a problem tenant with a sense of apprehension. It’s true that if the tenant must be evicted, the process can be stressful, and expensive. Unfortunately, any landlord who is in the rental business for the long term may need to file an eviction at some point. The best approach is to accept […]

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Rent, Income Growth Predicted to Pace Each Other

Posted on: January 15, 2012 by total

New research from forecasting firm Property and Portfolio Research (PPR) suggests average rents and median household incomes will grow at similar rates.This represents a departure from the trend of the past decade, according to the source, during which rents rose about 8 percent slower than incomes, partially due to atypical focus on homeownership during some […]

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