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The Right Tenant Is Worth the Wait

Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, April 12, 2016
All property owners look at the return on investment (ROI) when buying or maintaining rental property. The ideal is a positive cash flow, a tax deduction, and an increase in property value. An investor certainly wants to realize all three of these advantages. However, there are times when this is difficult. Having a long vacancy can re...

EPA Requirements on Refrigerants and Residential Property

Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, April 05, 2016
There is a concentrated effort around the world to reduce and eventually eliminate the use of ozone-depleting refrigerants. We want to make you aware that legislation now exists that could have a direct impact in the future on a heat pump or air-conditioning system in a property you may own. In most residential properties, HCFC (hydro...

Realizing the Benefits of Property Management

Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Realizing the Benefits of Property Management Many times property owners question property management services because of the fees. Now with a distressed economy, this can become an even bigger question when a difficult market puts investment finances to the test. After quoting our fees to a prospective client, we often hear, “yo...

Landlording: How to Use Technology to Streamline Your Rental Property Operations

Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Landlording: How to Use Technology to Streamline Your Rental Property Operations 1. Technology Technology is revolutionizing the way landlords do business. While landlords have traditionally been very hands-on, technology lets landlords take a step back. They can put more things on autopilot than ever, and it’s never been easier...

The Challenges of Security Deposit Returns

Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, March 08, 2016
Challenges of Security Deposit Returns One of the most difficult tasks for a property manager and/or owner, can be refunding the tenant’s security deposit to everyone’s satisfaction. Any property manager (or owner) is elated when they can issue a full refund because the tenant has left the property in excellent condition, ...

It’s Cleaner Than When I Found It - Good Property Management Tips

Marina Shlomov - Tuesday, March 01, 2016
It’s Cleaner Than When I Found It - Good Property Management Tips Every property manager has heard this phrase many times. If said during a property management walk-through, it usually elicits laughs or groans. As a property owner, you may have experienced these words yourself first-hand from a resident. No one really wants to he...

Applying the Golden Rule to Property Management at ALH|Podland Rental Homes

Web Admin - Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Applying the Golden Rule to Property Management at ALH|Podland Rental Homes The Golden Rule has been around for ages; you can trace its origins back to many religions in ancient times. The Golden Rule or ethic of reciprocity is an ethical code or morality and actually has a positive and negative form. Positive - One should treat...

How to Intelligently Invest in Real Estate Property

Web Admin - Tuesday, February 09, 2016
How to Intelligently Invest in Real Estate Property The first question on every prospective investor's mind is how does one intelligently invest in real estate properties, which one that is capable of delivering the greatest ROI? Well the answer is simple, as an investor you need to know what to look out for and hopefully by ...

Investment Face-Off: Rental Property vs. REITs

Web Admin - Friday, February 05, 2016
Investment Face-Off: Rental Property With 6% or even 7% Cap Rate vs. REIT With 8% to 10% Return This was too good to pass up as I have this discussion with my brother on a monthly basis. My brother owns REIT's as well as rental properties and the monthly discussion is always comparing. This article, very simply lays out not only the im...

Property Management Companies: Is it Smart to Hire One for Your Rentals?

Web Admin - Sunday, January 31, 2016
Again, this is one of those articles I could not pass up. It will definitely help you make a decision whether you want to manage your investment yourself or hire a property manager. Important questions you will need to ask yourself.  Click Here for Full Article, this article is not written by Marina. It's a link to the original ar...


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