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 […]

Laundry Room To-Do List During Tenant Turnovers

The Laundry Room The laundry room is important. Having a laundry room as opposed to keeping the washing machine and dryer (or not having a dryer) in the kitchen or garage can have a positive impact on prospective tenants. Many people either expect the laundry room to be in good condition, and will be disappointed […]

How to Improve Rental Properties with Lighting

Small and affordable improvements to your property’s lighting can have a big effect on potential tenants looking for a new home. Most people like to live in a light and bright home, they prefer a safe and welcoming home, and they want to keep their utility bills as low as possible. Changing out or adding […]

5 Reasons to Hire a Property Manager During COVID-19

    The Value of a Property Manager Many rental property landlords and investors consider a good property manager to be worth their weight in gold. This year, that opinion has become even more deeply embedded. There are two main reasons for this: It has been a difficult year for everyone; many worries, concerns, and […]

Q4 2020 Check In – Why Rental Property Investment is Still a Good Idea

Rental Property Investment Now is a good time to seriously consider investing in rental property. What matters is for current and would-be investors to understand the current situation and the long-term possibilities. When you know the whats and the whys you can make sound decisions about why investing in rental property is still a good […]

Questions Potential Tenants May ask Amidst COVID-19

COVID-19 and Your Tenants The COVID-19 situation is complex and fluid. Different states and municipalities often announce new measures. It is important for landlords and property managers to stay up to date with official announcements, so they can answer the questions potential tenants may ask while the COVID-19 restrictions are in place. It pays to […]

Is it Smart to Refinance Your Rental Properties Now?

There is a lot of media buzz going around about being the right time for refinancing, but is it the right time to refinance multiple properties? “The best time to refinance your rental property is when the value of the property is high and interest rates are low.” There are other factors to consider. Importance […]