Exterior Surfaces to Pressure Wash During Tenant Turnovers

      Are you a property owner looking to optimize the period between tenant turnovers? Deep cleaning of exterior surfaces is an inexpensive restorative process to have your property look as good as new. Exterior surfaces that can be pressure washed to immediately boost the curb appeal of a rental property include; • Decks […]

Invisible Wear Adds Up

The invisible wear and damage to a property are often some of the worst. Too often, these issues are easily ignored or missed, allowing the problems to expand and compound. This is why it is critical to keep up on maintenance and why you must always look for these problems even if you cannot see […]

Winterization Tips

8 Essential Steps in Designing Your Rental Properties for Easy Winterization Winters will come and go, and you will have to winterize your rental properties for every cold season you encounter. In preparation for this, you could design your property so that when the time comes winterizing will be easy as pie. Some steps you […]

Lowering Rent + Long-term Results

There are pros and cons to lowering the rent to secure a good long-term tenant. As a landlord, you know that the biggest hassle you will experience is dealing with a bad tenant. Good, long-term tenants are pure gold in the landlord business. That said, don’t go so low on your rent that you end […]

Best Practices for Open Houses Amidst COVID-19 + Flu Season

Open house visitations by potential buyers or renters remains an important part of the real estate process. While COVID-19 and the flu have limited the ability to hold open houses and changed how they operate, it is still largely possible to host an open house. Before you do so however it is important to consult […]

Repaint, Reface or Replace Kitchen Cabinets?

Kitchens are an important room in any home. People spend hours in them cooking, eating, and cleaning. The cabinets and countertops see a lot of action, so there comes a point when some sort of renovation is called for. The question every real estate investor asks is: Should I repaint, reface, or replace the kitchen […]

Rental Improvements to Appeal to Remote Working Tenants

Why Make Improvements for Remote Working and WFH Tenants? More people are working from home (WFH), and the number is likely to grow. As a rental property owner, if you make your property more attractive to remote working and WFH tenants, they are more likely to choose to rent your property than anyone else’s, and […]

Getting Rid of Unsightly Popcorn Ceilings

Popcorn ceilings were popular in the 1970s, and chances are you might own an older rental property that still has them. They are unsightly, and could potentially scare away potential tenants. If tenants are not scared away completely, you might have to drastically lower your rent price, which means you will bring in less income. […]

Why do Gutters Matter?

Gutters are an important part of a building’s exterior. Badly-maintained gutters can result in basic roof damage because they pull away from the building, as well as in water damage to walls and foundation areas because rain and snow melt is not channeled away from the building. As the rental property owner, it is essential […]