How are pests handled?

Whether it is nesting mice, pesky bed bugs, or gnawing termites, pests are unfortunately a frequent headache to property owners. On one hand, professional extermination can be pricey, and in certain situations, there can be health concerns depending on the chemicals used and the level of care used by those doing the extermination process. However, […]

The importance of video inspections in property management

Our ultimate goal is to make investment property ownership a stress-free and profitable for the property owners. There are many ways we do that, and we are always working to find new ways to meet the needs of our property owners. This is why we strongly suggest video inspections. One of the many services we offer […]

Why it is so important to check criminal and eviction records manually?

About four years ago we approved a tenant application, the tenant moved in, and then we had to evict them roughly six months later. On a whim, we went to the local court and found out the tenant had a recent conviction that did not show up on the background check we had conducted with […]

7 Steps to Flawless Tenant Screening

Through years of experience in the field, we’ve narrowed our tenant screening process down to a specific set of steps that allow us to work quickly to fill the apartments and houses we manage with the best possible tenants. This is an overview of our process. Hopefully it can help you in screening your tenants. […]

What will any upcoming inflation do to landlords?

Are you having trouble selling your house? Are you having trouble finding renters? Don’t worry…things may be turning around soon. I’m clearly not an economic forecaster, but I do pay attention to what is happening. Based on a broad range of factors, I would say there is a substantial chance of inflation soon. . Now, […]

Is Your Current Manager Licensed? Don’t Get Hurt!

While looking for a property manager, you may see ads for people offering to do property management. Maybe they are handymen or contractors, and they post ads that they can help manage your properties. They boast their ability to handle the maintenance themselves. But are they licensed? The one most important question you need to […]

What Cleveland Ohio landlords need to know about large deposits and deposit accounting

Landlords accept security deposits as a form of insurance. If the tenant damages the property or leaves with unpaid bills, the landlord can use the money from the security deposit to help cover those expenses. When accepting a security deposit, there are several things landlords need to understand to protect themselves and their property. The […]