Southwestern Management And Realty Team

The Top 2 Rental Property Amenities Tenants Want Most

Every landlord and property manager knows that a high tenant turnover rate can kill a rental property investment. So as a landlord, you want to have property amenities that create a happy, long-term tenant. Sure paint, accent walls, and shiny new kitchen appliances go a long way to appeal to the eye — but they…

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Can a Landlord Legally Evict a Hoarder Tenant? Well, Yes and No.

Property damage, late rent payments, and tenant disputes are common property management issues. But there are certain troublesome situations that can arise which can result in much bigger problems. Hoarding in a rental property is one of them. Addressing a tenant with a hoarding problem is a delicate issue. It must be approached in a…

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Check Your Oven Before Thanksgiving!!!!!

It’s that time of year–family and friends are over for dinner, a massive feast is being prepared, and a turkey is in the oven. But, are you sure your oven works???? Test it before the holiday! Like this weekend when you’re baking cookies for the office! Every year dozens of folks call frantically requesting that…

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How to Identify Profitable Rental Properties for Investment

There are many factors to consider when looking to buy a rental investment property. As with any investment, there are inherent risks and a certain level of uncertainty involved — but a fair amount of upfront research and due diligence can help to mitigate that risk. Potential owners should be certain that their investment will…

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How Important is Rental Property Curb Appeal?

Want to make sure your property gets leased? Focus on its “curb appeal.” From a rental perspective, the importance of how well a property’s exterior is maintained cannot be overstated.   Put Yourself in the Tenant’s Shoes What will prospective tenants think about when they first see your single family home rental? Will they just keep…

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Tenants Newsletter – October 2017

SMART TENANTS Trick or Treat–Here’s the Treat! 10 Ways to Save On Your Power Bill! Unplug appliances and electronics. TV’s, computers & kitchen appliances, as well as cell phone and laptop chargers, all use energy when they are plugged in even if they are turned off. Use power strips. Power strips automatically turn off when…

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Owner Newsletter – October 2017

SMART OWNERS Trick or Treat! Property Manager: Please remember if you need to speak with Shannon–your Property Manager here is his information. Shannon Gardner shannon@managevegas.com 702.750.9725X226 Online Rent Payments: We have noticed a much higher payment record over the last year since the Tenants can now pay online thru our ManageVegas website. We still have…

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How to Mitigate the Risk of Renting to Tenants With Pets

There are many important considerations that you need to keep in mind when you lease out residential property, and one of the biggest is whether or not to allow your tenants to have pets. There are a lot of potential benefits to allowing pets in your properties, including: Extra income from higher rent for pet…

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4 Questions Investors Need to Ask Property Management Companies

For the first-time investor who is on the fence about hiring a property management team or handling the landlord responsibilities themselves, there are dozens of reasons that you should consider hiring a 3rd party to manage your rental properties. For instance, if you have multiple properties, live too far away from them, or simply have…

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