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What to expect with maintenance on my rental property in Salem, Oregon
In order for our firm to manage the high volume of maintenance requests we must have a clear process that is timely. That is why we lay out in plain terms ahead of time what the standard protocol for general maintenance items that come in for your property. Such as a leaky faucet or stove that is not functioning…city codes in many cases dictate how we must respond due to our responsibility as Landlords or in this case you as the landlord... read more >>
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Setting expectations for tenants in your rental property in Salem, OR
Setting the right expectations with your tenant from the beginning is very important and will help you to head off a lot of trouble down the road. First, it is important to remember that the beginning does not start when you move them in, it begins the first time you make contact whether that is in person, via email or a telephone call. Setting the right tone for the future landlord/tenant relationship is critical. The tenants will sense i... read more >>
What value does a property management company deliver?
At the end of the day, a property management company is a service-based company. You are not buying a product so to speak. In that regards, it is a service that you can potentially do yourself. So then, the question arises, why should I hire a property management company when I could just do it myself. Or, if I hired a company to manage my rental property, then what value can they add to my investment? First off, many people hire a management... read more >>
Specific, Measureable, Achievable, Realistic and Time Based.
The best way to get to where you want is to first know “where” that is. Then it is just a matter of setting your internal GPS, charting the course and setting sail. By that of course I mean setting goals or objectives. And we have all heard the old cliché…until it is written down it is not a goal it is just a dream. Well, I am a big advocate of writing down your goals. Also,... read more >>
Property Management Industry is Highly Regulated
When you stop to think about all the various entities, agencies and government bodies that regulate and oversee the real estate and property management industry it can come as quite a surprise. In one sense it is great that we have a high standard to live up to but it can be daunting and can drive up the cost of doing business and the u... read more >>
10 Signs Indicating You Need To Hire A Property Manager
Hiring a reputable professional property manager with experience and knowledge may be more valuable than you think (unless you have had a disaster in an attempt to manage yourself, you may not know you even need help). Be proactive and don’t wait for one or more of these 10 things to happen to you before you decide to hire a property manager who can alleviate these headaches, reduce ... read more >>
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