Dirty Air Filter

I just took over a property that I will be managing and I wanted to point out a couple things to you. When I was walking through the property, I noticed the register vents, just really, really dirty. That’s the air from the air conditioner or heater or from the HVAC system that’s coming out…

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I attended a meeting yesterday with fellow NARPM (National Association of Residential Property Managers) members and the AZ Department of Revenue where they discussed the upcoming TPT (Transaction Privilege Tax) filing and licensing changes. First, this is a boring subject for most so I will keep it short and sweet with bullet points on what…

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The following article was presented to ARMLS members on 11/15/17, with tax debates underway and changes likely, I thought it was worth sharing. As it stands the changes look good for Arizona,  investors and renters.   There have been numerous articles written over the past week about the new tax implications. In his daily observations…

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This business is easy to succeed but also easy to fail. As a professional property manager I see a common theme among some landlords that maybe should be using a property manager instead of trying to handle it themselves. Here is a short list of common fails. But we are also solution oriented so I…

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For this of you that own properties in the west valley, here is a nice report showing what has ben happening in the real estate market. Additionally, our sales team did a great blog on the current market that is worth a read, you can find it here: http://www.jennifersanchezteam.com/market-conditions/5-trends-we-are-seeing-in-our-real-estate-market/

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We are asked how hard is it to transfer my property to a Property Manager fairly often. Simply put it is not hard at all but the process is a little different depending on what your situation is. Here are a couple scenarios and how we go about handling the transfer. If you have a…

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Whether you use a property management company or not there are property management strategies to maximize your ROI. Even if you are a owner managing your own property I encourage you to consider these items. First is to limit turnover. The idea here is to find great tenants that are happy and want to stay…

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There are many reasons why you should use a property manager but in this blog I simply want to discuss one of them. Take a look at the image here on this page. I received this the other day regarding a property I have for lease that is being marketed online through many sources. As…

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One of the biggest benefits, other than finding good quality tenants is aligning yourself with a property management company familiar with the eviction laws and process. Disclaimer… I/we are not attorneys and this blog should not be construed as legal advise. We do however have some of the best attorneys in the state that work…

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I recently attended a national convention with our company where the following slides were shared. These slides reflect what has been happening in the national real estate market and in many ways, it gives us an idea of the direction the market is going. Simply put the rental market looks healthy in the Phoenix area.…

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