Southwestern Management And Realty Team

What Should Landlords Do About Stuff Tenants Leave Behind?

From time to time a tenant moves out in a hurry, leaving behind personal belonging they either have no use for any more, or don’t have room for in their next home. This is called abandoned property — and it can be a real headache for landlords. And, we’re not talking about a few pieces…

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Is it Wise to Raise Rent in Las Vegas?

We get this question fairly often at SMART as owners can get pretty eager to raise the rent for their property. But is it wise? Here’s the thing: Your rental price will directly impact the type of tenants who walk through the door. Well-qualified tenants will not waste their time with properties that are priced…

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How Tenants Benefit From Renting From SMART

It’s easy to assume that property owners are the ones who benefit from using a management company. But did you know, renting through  property management company is preferred among tenants? That’s right — there are big benefits for them too. Here are 3 ways in which our tenants benefit by renting from SMART: Open Lines…

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3 Sure-Fire Ways We Get Tenants to Renew

At SMART, we leave no stone unturned when it comes to reviewing and screening potential renters. After all, it’s important to our owners that good quality tenants are in their units — and not just for one lease term, but long term! We view lease renewals as a win-win for everyone. For renters, it means…

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Owner Newsletter – July 2019

Our offices will be open on Monday July 3rd and CLOSED on Thursday July 4th and Friday July 5th in observance of the holiday. We will re-open on Monday July 8th. We wish everyone a fun and safe holiday. We have received numerous calls at the office from HOA’s stating that the owner has NOT…

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Tenant Newsletter – July 2019

We hope everyone had a fun, safe 4th of July! The heat will be with us for some time. It’s important that you keep an eye on the air conditioning systems where you live. MAKE SURE you change the air filters! If the air goes out, make sure you call the emergency # first: 702-743-8544…

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New Rules on Rent, Effective July 1, 2019

Dear SMART Tenants, LET ME MAKE THIS PERFECTLY CLEAR. If you have already signed a lease prior to June 30, 2019, your terms will remain the same. Rents due on the 1st and you have until the 5th with NO LATE FEES (current leases are “grandfathered in”). When your lease is due for a lease…

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FAQ: Why is Managing My Own Property So Difficult?

We hear this all the time: What’s so hard about managing my own rental property? You’ve probably been caring for your own residence for years — making repairs, landscaping, and installing upgrades. It’s been easy enough — so, why can’t you handle it in your rental as well? As professional property managers in Las Vegas…

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Single Family Real Estate Remain a Solid Investment Say Analysts

At SMART, we aggressively keep up with rental industry news and trends. We know our owner clients are concerned about the occasional risks and setbacks. That’s why we go above and beyond to ensure that single-family rents remain as solid investments. But what about today’s market uncertainty? Will month-to-month fluctuations impact the assets in your…

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