Southwestern Management And Realty Team

SMART Maintenance and Troubleshooting Checklist

At SMART, we take maintenance requests very seriously. Before we can process a request, it must be submitted to us in writing. That means a maintenance request can be faxed, emailed, mailed, or reported on our website.  Verbal requests will not be responded to. Prior to submitting a work request, we encourage all of our…

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Tenant Maintenance Responsibility Checklist

As a tenant with SMART, it is your responsibility to maintain and report anything that is amiss at the property.  We are not responsible for making any repairs caused by a tenant’s own carelessness. However, if a tenant notices an issue and fails to report it to us, the tenant may be held liable for…

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Tenant Newsletter – September 2018

SMART TENANTS SMART HOLIDAY HOURS FOR LABOR DAY WEEKEND!  SMART offices will be closed on Monday, September 3rd. We will reopen on Tuesday, September 4th–the 5th is the final day for payments on time. Please make sure you are paid to avoid ANY late fees! Repairs to Properties: Remember that all repairs MUST be in…

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Owner Newsletter- September 2018

SMART OWNERS This & That! IT’S OUR ANNIVERSARY! We wanted to take this opportunity to let you know our doors opened as SMART 10 years ago on September 1st. We are now managing over 400+ properties and growing each week. We wanted to take this opportunity to say THANK YOU for your continued trust and support.…

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FAQ: How Does SMART Handle Late Rent?

As a property management company, we hope that the rent is never late. But even top-notch tenants have financial setbacks. Fortunately, SMART has a consistent rent collection policy in place and a system for screening tenants as well — so, you as a landlord, don’t have worry about late rent very often. Typically, we call…

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FAQ: What is SMART’s Owner Distribution Policy?

As the #1 property management company in Las Vegas, we strive the provide the highest level of service or our owners and investors. We believe in focusing solely on property management that delivers the best results. We’ve followed a policy that makes SMART’s distribution of monthly funds to owners extremely convenient. Our process reads: Rent…

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Owner Newsletter- August 2018

CINDI’S CORNER QUICK NOTES HOA VIOLATION  We are receiving a number of violations from HOA’s for the most ridiculous items. Now with that being said – we must follow the rules; PLEASE contact your HOA and put SMART on the list to receive a copy of any violation(s). If the owner receives and then sends…

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Tenant Newsletter – August 2018

TENANTS: PLEASE MAKE NOTE…..  CINDI HALL IS NOT YOUR PROPERTY MANAGER Your property manager is listed below. PROPERTY MANAGER: Shannon Gardner is your main contact if you have questions about your property or if you receive a call from her. Mark Hall is your Broker and your Sr. Property Manager, Shannon is working closely with Mark. We are very…

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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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