3 signs it’s time to drop your property manager
“I love overpaying for bad service,” said no one ever. And yet hundreds of Tucson homeowners and investors spend tons of money every month and get terrible service and results when it comes to their Tucson property management services! Whether you are looking for someone to manage your Tucson home while you’re away or you own multiple real estate properties all over the Valley, hiring a bad property manager will ultimately end up costing you more money and time. Here are 3
Top 3 home inspection warnings to watch for
If you’ve finally found a Tucson home you love, it can be tempting to hurry and sign on the dotted line to make it yours. But if you rush through the home inspection process, you could miss out on areas that need major repair and can cost you hundreds down the line. Before you close on your home, don’t forget the top 3 home inspection warnings to watch out for.
1.) Solid Structure: If you or your home inspector finds warning signs such
Behind the twinkle, sparkle and dazzle of the holidays, safety hazards lurk; everything from fires to burglaries to accidental injuries increases this time of year. Every year, U.S. fire departments respond to about 230 home fires started from Christmas trees, according to a National Fire Protection Association study. According to the Arizona Division of Public Safety report, November has the highest rate of “pick pocketing” of any month of the year, while shoplifting crimes are highest in December. These chilling statistics are all the more reason to want to protect
Tis the season for holiday shopping, big meals, and out of town family at your doorstep with eggnog and embarrassing stories about you as a child. The holidaysare upon us and the Christmas carols are already fired up and playing in the stores. And because this is the time of year to get caught up in the busyness season, it’s easy to neglect your rental property responsibilities as you focus on finding the perfect Thanksgiving turkey or getting yourChristmas shopping done. But property managementdoesn’t take a holiday break just because
Did you know? 60 percent of renters don’t have a renter’s insurance policy according to a recent Rent.com survey.Millennials were even less likely to be covered, with 72 percent under the age of 25 without a policy. The large number of uninsured renters is alarming to say the least. It’s easy to think with all the necessary insurance we need as Americans from health insurance to car insurance thatrental insurance isn’t necessary when renting a homefrom a Tucson property manager. But that simply isn’t true. Here a 3 realistic reasons
If you’ve ever had a rental home that you needed to hire a property manager for then you know firsthand how important hiring a trusted Tucson property manager is. It’s their job to make sure your investment is being well-maintained inside and out, to take care of repairs, and to locate suitable tenants to occupy your space. But what happens when the property manager you’ve hired turns out to be a fraud? Statewide, landlords and tenants alike have come forward with claims of losing money from hiring fraudulent property managers.
Thinking about refinancing your home this summer but not sure if it’s a good time? Now is a great time to considerrefinancing your home because interest rates are luckily still at historic lows. According to the Freddie Mac weekly mortgage rate survey, the average rate for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage was 3.87 percent in the last week, and the average rate for a 15-year mortgage was 3.11 percent. If you’re currently paying an interest rate of more than five percent and are considering refinancing, here are 3 questions to ask
Summer is officially here as of June 1st, but Tucson property managers and Tucson residents alike knew that summer started ages ago in Arizona. If you’re choosing to enjoy summer out of town for a while or leaving for the whole summer, it’s best to make sure your home is protected from the Arizona heat as much as possible. It’stime to “summer-ize” your home and here’s how.
Set Air Conditioning
Tucson property managers recommend you change the furnace filter especially if you are leaving the A/C on while you’re gone for the
How much do you really need to make a down payment on a house? On average, 20% down is the average mortgage home buyers expect and contribute to get the most affordable rates on their mortgage loans. But not everyone who dreams of owning a home can afford to set aside one fifth of the home’s asking price and will usually choose to seek out low down payment loans instead. So whether you’re a novice home buyer looking to put down three percent or an investment pro ready to drop
Tenant Screening: Love it or hate it, you need to do it if you don’t want to loose your shirt. This guide will show you everything you need to know, and keep you safe from FHA violations too. Remember, we’re not your lawyer and this is not legal advice.
Screening tenants is about making sure you get the best tenants into your properties, by finding out everything there is to know about them. It’s more than just a credit score!
1.) Establish your basic requirements
What do you want from your tenants?
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