Tools that provide effective tenant communication: To be a successful landlord, you need to establish good communication with your tenants. Even if you take the time to select responsible tenants, constant contact with them is important. They will have maintenance issues, and possibly even maintenance emergencies. They will have life changes that also require lease changes, like marriage or getting a pet. If your tenant is redeployed or dies, you’ll need to replace your tenants sooner than you expected. Continue reading →
A Property manager’s week: Every week, the folks at All County® work hard for our owners and residents. Emergency phone calls come in at all hours. We receive requests for maintenance, schedule the jobs, and check up on the repairs. We rent new properties and advertise the properties we have. Here are some of the things that happen in a property manager’s week. Continue reading →
If you have ever been a landlord, you’re familiar with all the problems that come from not being able to collect the monthly rent. If your tenants pays his rent late, you have to cover the mortgage payment yourself plus spend time to collect the rent— a costly and irritating procedure. If you have multiple properties, it can become a full-time job. Luckily, we have advice on getting your tenant to pay on time, all the time. Continue reading →
To trust or not to trust?
If you are interviewing property managers, how do you pick a property manager you can trust? There is one important question to ask. Are they a member of NARPM® (the National Association of Residential Property Managers)? Continue reading →