Southwestern Management And Realty Team

Best Ways to Improve Tenant Retention in Single Family Rental Homes

At SMART, we know that the single-family rental market thrives more on renewals than on lease trade-outs. After all, there are costs associated with turnovers and finding a new tenant.  Here are some strategic moves we like to use to keep tenant retention strong, and vacancies minimal. Offer Incentives People love perks, so why not…

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5 Landscaping Ideas That’ll Keep Your Rental Property More Secure

When it comes to property security, people often think of locks and alarms and other physical means of securing premises. While these are all important aspects of home security, there is another way to make it more secure that many people do not think of. The right landscaping can go a long way towards not only…

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SMART Tenant Newsletter – June 2018

Happy Summer SMART Tenants! Well it’s that time of year again! School is out and family vacations begin! We have received a number of HOA violations regarding weeds, dead shrubs and trash cans. PLEASE, when you see a weed, pull it! Make sure the garbage cans are out of sight, put in the garage or…

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SMART Owners Newsletter – June 2018

Happy Summer SMART Owners! Well it’s that time of year again! School is out and family vacations begin! We have received a number of HOA violations regarding weeds and trash cans. When you get an HOA violation, please direct those immediately to Echo, echo@managevegas.com. We are contacting the tenants for resolutions and if a fine…

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Rental Trends Set Sights on Retirement Properties

If you’re new to rental property investing, or just want to increase your portfolio, a new survey suggests you may want to take a good, hard look at investing in a retirement property.  Retiring Younger (and With More Cash) The survey found that Baby Boomers are planning to retire earlier than before — at an…

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Important Message – Owners

Dear SMART Owners: Please take the time to read this. Over the Memorial Day weekend holiday, the first time in 10 years, one of our homes caught on fire. The Las Vegas Fire Department is still investigating the incident. There is talk that the tenants were shooting fireworks in the garage that set the home…

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Owners Newsletter – Hot Off The Press

HOT OFF THE PRESS Dear SMART Owners–there are a few items that we need to remind you of: REPAIRS/PROPERTY TURNOVERS: As much as we would like to be the Bank of SMART–we cannot. Handling the number of properties we are managing, whether they are new SMART or existing properties we have been managing, it is…

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Tenant Newsletter – Hot Off The Press

HOT OFF THE PRESS SMART Tenants–there are a few items that we need to remind you of: RENT: Please remember rent is due on the 1st of each month and you have until the 5th with NO LATE FEES. As explained during your lease signing–if an emergency comes up and you KNOW that you are…

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FAQ: What Should My Property Rent For?

SMART takes rent very seriously. We know that pricing a rental correctly will attract quality tenants. However, it can be difficult to decide how much to charge because we know you want to make the most money possible. However, you don’t want the rent too high — or else your property may stay vacant.  Our…

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