Southwestern Management And Realty Team

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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4 Signs You Need a New Property Management Company Immediately

Southwestern Management And Realty Team (SMART) is a highly rated Las Vegas property management company. But even with years of experience in the industry, we are still amazed by the number of rental property owners who either settle for subpar property management service or who prefer to take on the obligation of managing a rental…

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Tenant Newsletter – January 2019

New Policies  Begin January 1, 2019 We’re starting a new year and SMART will have some new policies. Please read thru this, keep it for future reference and by sending this via email–we will consider all Tenants have been notified. Effective January 1, 2019: SMART will no longer be issuing handwritten receipts. Your canceled check,…

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Owner Newsletter – January 2019

HAPPY NEW YEAR! We hope that your holidays were filled with joy and fun and that you were able to spend time with loved ones. Thank you to everyone that sent in goodies to the office for the holidays, the treats were devoured in a matter of moments with this group!  We truly do appreciate your…

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Tenants & Owners Newsletter – December 2018

HAPPY HOLIDAYS! From home to home, and heart to heart, From one place to another. The warmth and joy of Christmas, Bring us closer to each other. May the magic of the Christmas season be with you each and every day. Your SMART Team: Cindi & Mark Hall, Shannon & Jeff Gardner, Sophia Ganatsios, Breanna…

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10 Indoor Holiday Decoration Safety Tips

Ahhh… we love the holidays here in Las Vegas. We enjoy seeing the Christmas trees up, the menorahs out, and the wreaths hung. And we can’t forget the beautiful sparkly lights that adorn mantles and windows! But as we deck the halls this holiday season, it’s important for property owners AND tenants to be mindful…

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4 Most Common Tenant Complaints of 2018 [Industry Wide]

Industry-wide, property management demonstrates that no matter how well a property is kept, problems are bound to crop up. And so often, it’s the responsibility of the management company to resolve the issue. Handling tenants’ complaints properly can go a long way in alleviating concerns and maintaining good tenant-retention rates. Here are some of the…

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FAQ: What is the Average Length of a Lease

1-Year Lease Agreements SMART prepares leases for one year. Why? Because the rental marketing conditions are always changing. Rent could remain the same, dip lower, or shoot higher. And, as a full-service property management company, we want to ensure that you get the most out of your property. Usually, at the end of a lease,…

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