Understanding the Tenant Background Check Process

Understanding the Tenant Background Check Process
Are you looking forward to getting your first tenant in Phoenix? Becoming a landlord is a big deal, as you'll be using your property to make an income while giving someone an affordable place to live.That being said, you also want to make sure that the tenant (or tenants) you...

A Guide to Rental Property Inspections for Landlords

A Guide to Rental Property Inspections for Landlords
Owning a rental property is far riskier than buying your own home. Tenants can cause damage that leads to your property requiring more repair and potentially longer vacancy periods while repairs are underway.Regular rental property inspections help you keep an eye on any issues b...

A Landlord's Guide to Rental Property Maintenance

A Landlord's Guide to Rental Property Maintenance
As a landlord, it's imperative that you keep up with your property's maintenance. You want to keep it in the best shape to be able to rent it at all times.How much should you plan for property maintenance?  The law of averages says that you should plan on spending ab...

5 Savvy Tips for Building a Real Estate Agent Referral Program

5 Savvy Tips for Building a Real Estate Agent Referral Program
With 65% of new business coming from referrals, it's no wonder you want to build a strong real estate agent referral program.People like to buy from people they trust, and when you're referred to someone, they already have a higher level of trust than a regular stran...

Tax Benefits of Rental Property

Tax Benefits of Rental Property
Owning rental property brings you a number of benefits. Many properties offer an attractive mix of equity growth and cash flow, but the tax shelter is probably the most appealing benefit. Since rental properties straddle the line between investments and businesses, you typically ...

10 Reasons to Hire a Phoenix Professional Property Manager

10 Reasons to Hire a Phoenix Professional Property Manager
Setting the right rental rates: While looking through the classifieds to see what other landlords are charging for similar properties is a fine way to ballpark your rent price, a good property management company will conduct a thorough market study in order to set a rental price ...