The Pitfalls Of Managing a Property All On Your Own
Boy, it can sure be tempting to act as both landlord and property manager for your Las Vegas rental home. After all, you have a certain level of control and there’s no doubt that you can save money managing your own property. But being in control isn’t the same as doing things right. Problems arise…Read More
Why You May Want to Reconsider Wood Paneling in Your Rental
Like so many property owners in Las Vegas, you’re probably also planning to make some changes to your rental property in 2020. Perhaps you’re thinking about taking on a cosmetic renovation, like revamping the living room area. While a good coat of neutral-colored paint looks nice, you may want to consider going a step further…Read More
Make 2020 the Year You Rent Out Your Home (Especially Your First Home!)
If you’re like many people, the holidays are a time to give thanks; to reflect on the year gone by, and on what lays ahead. This is especially true for first time homeowners who are worried over whether their purchase was a wise investment. The truth is, if you’re worried about your financial future and…Read More
Should You Invest in a Storage Shed For Your Rental?
Here at SMART, we see a lot of owners make improvements on their single-family rental homes. Most of the time, this is very wise — especially when it comes to providing extra storage space for tenants. One of those improvements we get a lot of questions about is storage sheds. Does adding one to your…Read More
What Should Landlords Do About Stuff Tenants Leave Behind?
From time to time a tenant moves out in a hurry, leaving behind personal belonging they either have no use for any more, or don’t have room for in their next home. This is called abandoned property — and it can be a real headache for landlords. And, we’re not talking about a few pieces…Read More
Is it Wise to Raise Rent in Las Vegas?
We get this question fairly often at SMART as owners can get pretty eager to raise the rent for their property. But is it wise? Here’s the thing: Your rental price will directly impact the type of tenants who walk through the door. Well-qualified tenants will not waste their time with properties that are priced…Read More
How Tenants Benefit From Renting From SMART
It’s easy to assume that property owners are the ones who benefit from using a management company. But did you know, renting through property management company is preferred among tenants? That’s right — there are big benefits for them too. Here are 3 ways in which our tenants benefit by renting from SMART: Open Lines…Read More
3 Sure-Fire Ways We Get Tenants to Renew
At SMART, we leave no stone unturned when it comes to reviewing and screening potential renters. After all, it’s important to our owners that good quality tenants are in their units — and not just for one lease term, but long term! We view lease renewals as a win-win for everyone. For renters, it means…Read More
Changes beginning July 1, 2019 – please read and keep
Owner Newsletter – July 2019
Our offices will be open on Monday July 3rd and CLOSED on Thursday July 4th and Friday July 5th in observance of the holiday. We will re-open on Monday July 8th. We wish everyone a fun and safe holiday. We have received numerous calls at the office from HOA’s stating that the owner has NOT…Read More