Southwestern Management And Realty Team

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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FAQ: What if a Tenant Damages the Property?

Damage and fair “wear and tear” to a rental property are inevitable. And, in some cases, they can cause quite a headache for a landlord. It’s the tenant’s duty to report any damages to SMART. What’s Fair Wear and Tear The first thing you need to do is differentiate between what is ‘fair wear and…

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Tenants Newsletter – November 2018

Dear SMART Tenants!, My how time flies and here we are again with the holidays right around the corner. Where did 2018 go? Southwestern Management And Realty Team (SMART) is excited about the changes that we have made and will be making in the near future. We couldn’t have done this without you! We hope…

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Owner Newsletter- November 2018

Dear Smart Owners, My how time flies and here we are again with the holidays right around the corner. All of us here at SMART would like to take this opportunity and thank each and every one of you for your business, trust, and support. Southwestern Management And Realty Team (SMART) is excited about the…

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3 Trends That Help Us Keep Tabs on the Las Vegas Housing Market

You’ve heard the saying that “Knowledge is power” — but here at SMART, we firmly believe that knowledge empowers. Knowledge empowers people to achieve amazing results — especially when it comes to knowing the Las Vegas housing market. The more you know about the market can have a direct, and positive, impact on your return…

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FAQ: Should Pets Be Allowed in My Rental Property?

Ahhh, pets.  This is a highly debated issue in the rental industry. Tenants love their pets, but landlords sometimes don’t have the same fondness for our four-legged friends. Truth be told, however, deciding if you should allow pets in your rental impacts how much profit you make, and how many tenants will be interested in…

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Owner Newsletter- October 2018

SMART OWNERS Trick or Treat! Property Manager: Please remember if you need to speak with Shannon–your Property Manager here is her information. Shannon Gardner shannon@managevegas.com 702.750.9725X226 Online Rent Payments: We have noticed a much higher payment record over the last year since the Tenants can now pay online thru our ManageVegas website. We still have a…

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Tenants Newsletter – October 2018

Trick or Treat–Here’s the Treat! 10 Ways to Save On Your Power Bill!  Unplug appliances and electronics. TV’s, computers & kitchen appliances, as well as cell phone and laptop chargers, all use energy when they are plugged in even if they are turned off. Use power strips. Power strips automatically turn off when electronics are…

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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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