Property Management Blog

Friday, July 20, 2018

Self Managing vs. PM Company
As the owner of a rental property, I'm sure you have questioned whether you would rather self-manage versus hiring a property management company. This video is going to show you the outcome of someone that decided to self-manage and why you may want to reconsider and hire that property management company to do it for you.The tenants t... More...

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Mold Remediation Guide
Property Management Blog
Guide courtesy of American Apartment Owners Association, a landlord tenant screening company. More...

Sunday, March 11, 2018

3 very common marketing mistakes that we see on social media almost on a daily basis.
Marketing photos. This is a huge one. If you're taking bathroom shots, make sure that the toilet lid is down, your shower curtain is open, and make sure that your reflection is not in the mirror. Lighting in the house. Make sure all your lights are on before you take a picture, then you want to adjust the shutters on the blinds to eit... More...

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

How much should I charge for rent?
This is one of the first questions I get from potential new owners.My name is Lauren Brooks, I'm with Independence Capital Property Management in Flagstaff, AZ.I'm frequently told, "My mortgage is $1,200, my taxes are this additional amount and my HOA management fees are this additional amount. Does any of that truly matter w... More...

Monday, February 19, 2018

Preparing Your Home to Rent
One of the most common questions I'm asked is how to prepare a home to be rent ready. I'm Lauren Brooks. I am with Independence Capital Property Management. A lot of times tenants are going to drive past the property before they even give us a call. It is super important to have your yard cleaned up, mow your lawn to remove the we... More...

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