Southwestern Management And Realty Team

3 Ways to Make Your Rental Irresistible to Potential Renters

There is nothing worse than a vacant property. Everyday your rental sits empty between occupancies is money out the window. So, what’s the deal? Why is the property vacant? The reason could be that potential renters just don’t like the look of the place — and it may be time for a minor residential makeover.…

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What Does a Strong Las Vegas Rental Market Mean for You?

The Las Vegas Rental Market Renters have outpaced homeowners in many larger U.S. cities, including right here in Las Vegas. According to a recent U.S. Census data review, RentCafe has reported that over the last decade there are about 700,000 more renters than homeowners in 97 of the nation’s 100 largest cities. The population has…

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Helpful Tips for Renting Las Vegas Property

  The rental market in Las Vegas is experiencing a decrease in the supply of properties while the demand for them steadily increases due to population growth. So if you have considered investing in rental property or renting Las Vegas property – like a condo, town home, or single family home – you shouldn’t procrastinate.…

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Current Property Management Trends in the Las Vegas Area

If you have lived in the “city that never sleeps” for a while now, it’s hard to imagine how a 110-acre parcel of land adjacent to the Union Pacific tracks in 1905, could grow into the metropolis of 2 million people that it is today. Yet it continues to grow and impact the housing market on…

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4 Property Management Trends to be Aware of in 2017

In property management, it is always helpful to have an idea of what the future holds in the way of industry trends.  As a rental property investor, you should have planned and prepared for 2017 already. However, there are several trends that you should expect to see during the year and that could have an…

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ZIP CODE      SALES         LOWEST PRICE    HIGHEST PRICE     MEDIAN PRICE 89002             64                 $73,500                   $675,000                     $237,000…

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SMART Rental Qualifications

The following are Southwestern Management And Realty Team’s (SMART) guidelines for renting a property through SMART. Each and every application will be reviewed by a member of SMART and could be adjusted depending on credit/income and the application itself. Please be truthful!

Rental Qualifications

  • Applicant MUST be 18 years or older and application fee is $65.00 per person and is non-refundable.


  • Minimum score of 650
  • No EVICTIONS in the past 5 years
  • No utility collections (gas, power, water)

Income Verification

  • Income MUST be 3 times the monthly rent for good credit 650+ and 4 times if applicant has poor credit but good income.
  • MUST be verifiable
  • MUST be with current employer for at least 6 months.
    **If self-employed—CPA financial statements and/or tax returns are acceptable.

Employment History

(you could be required to show proof if requested, paycheck stubs, etc.)

  • Verifiable employment history for the past 3 years
    **If self-employed/retired/not employed—can verify income with signed tax returns and/or bank statements.

Rental History Verification

  • Verify for the past 3 years
  • Must provide: Landlord Names, and phone number, email (if available) on the online application.

Criminal Background Check

SMART does check—Criminal, Sex Offender and Terrorist database

  • NO sex offenders
  • NO crimes—violent crimes, prostitution, domestic violence, possession of weapons or illegal drugs


MUST be 30 pounds & under & absolutely no violent breeds—ask SMART for the Pet Policy

  • 2 pets max
  • NO ferrets or snakes
  • NO Dangerous, poisonous or illegal pets
  • NO aquariums larger than 10 gallons

Emotional Support pets are NOT considered a Service Animal and not under ADA laws.