Southwestern Management And Realty Team

Owner Newsletter – April 2019

Important Information Weather is getting very nice here in Las Vegas–what does that mean–more HOA violations. We have been flooded with notices about weeds and plants & the never-ending request about garbage cans. We are following up on all these violations. PLEASE make sure that you email to sydney@managevegas.com or fax the letters to the…

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Owner Newsletter – March 2019

Happy March SMART Owners! Can you believe it’s March already! SMART has been extremely busy since the first year of the year–we have had added many new Owners in January and February which we are very pleased about. To ALL the new SMART Owners–again–WELCOME! Some of you have expressed interest in wanting to purchase more…

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Tenant Newsletter – March 2019

Hello SMART Tenants! We hope that this newsletter finds you well. Don’t forget to change your clocks this weekend–on Sunday, March 10th. We are SPRINGING FORWARD! PLEASE REMEMBER–WE MUST HAVE ALL MAINTENANCE REQUESTS IN WRITING. Only true emergencies will be handled by phones. Go to the website: www.managevegas.com, email to your property manager, send a…

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Elevating the Renter Experience

One of our top goals at SMART (aside from making money for our owners) is to provide excellent customer service for tenants. But really, while delivering service is important, the experience is also just as critical. If you think about it — it’s the memory of receiving the service that leaves a lasting impact. SMART…

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Taxes and Your Rental: Here’s What You Need to Know

As we near Tax Day on April 15th, it’s important to understand the ins and outs of the tax system and how it can benefit you as a rental property owner. Here are some quick tips to get you started: Keep good records. (We help!) Knowing how much you make in rental income per year…

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FAQ: What is SMART’s Full Service Property Management Philosophy?

Property management isn’t a one-size fit all service. Some landlords need help finding tenants, but they can do the day-to-day management on their own. Others can find their own tenants, but they need someone to draft the lease and answer late night maintenance calls. On the other end of the spectrum, some landlords want a…

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FAQ: How Do You Prepare a Property for Potential Renters?

Preparing a rental property for renters is extremely important. We call this getting the property “rent ready.” What does “rent ready” mean? It means the property has been cleaned, repaired, or remodeled and that it’s in rent-able condition for new tenants. In addition to making sure the appliances are in working order, carpets are cleaned,…

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Tenant Newsletter – February 2019

Rents: Just a reminder that rent is due on the 1st of each month but you do have a grace period until the 5th. IT MUST be in SMART’S office by the 5th by 5 pm and you will NOT be considered late! 2 pm deadline if paying online! Owner Reserve Accounts: The GLVAR which is our…

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Owner Newsletter – February 2019

Important items you need to review: Rents: Rents are increasing by leaps and bound here in the Las Vegas valley. About 95% of the leases that we are renewing have increased. When rents are increasing, I am looking at the payment history, the tenant (have we been having issues with the Tenant), and I raise the…

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FAQ: How Much Should I Charge For Rent?

Choosing to rent out your home is a big deal, and it’s a decision all of us here at SMART take very seriously. Of course, with that decision comes the next question: How much should be charged for rent? We keep the process pretty simple. Our team of professionals will prepare a Rental Analysis of…

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