What’s your One Thing?
Today I’d like to share a little bit about the main idea within a book we recently read as a company at RTS. It’s called The One Thing. It’s a fun read, and it’s pretty simple. First let’s talk a little bit about multi-tasking. Usually people believe that they are “good” at multi-tasking and implement […]
How can you as a landlord sleep better?
Have you ever had a really stressed out or extremely busy period of time in your life that wreaks havoc in your sleep habits? This usually comes in the form of big changes in your line of work, or just a larger-than-usual workload. Or maybe you’re an entrepreneur, and you’ve been having ideas coming in […]
The Importance of Video Inspections for Property Management
As a property manager, our ultimate goal is to make investment property ownership a stress-free and profitable experience for the property owners we work with. There are many ways we do that and we are constantly striving to find new ways to meet the needs of our property owners. One of the many services we […]
How do you ensure that you find the best tenants for our property?
The key to maximizing profitability and minimizing risk as a landlord has a lot to do with choosing the right tenant. That starts with the marketing of the property, and the energy that can be produced off that. There are a few tricks to creating effective advertisements to help find the best tenants for your […]
Did your property manager lie to you about value?
After years of experience in the industry I have learned that it’s a really common practice for many real estate agents to not only mis-value properties during their first encounter with the owner, but also declare a fixed price for it, in hopes of trying to get your business. This goes for both rental price […]
Should I have someone manage my rental properties?
This is a question I hear a lot. People want to know if they should manage their rental properties themselves or hire a property manager. In order to answer that question, I have a couple questions for you. Do you have real estate experience and can you handle high stress situations? Managing rental properties is […]
Should I be a landlord in Cleveland, Ohio?
Do you have what it takes to be a landlord? That is an important question to ask yourself before you start buying rental properties. Unfortunately, there are a lot of courses out there encouraging people with the benefits of property ownership without explaining the risks involved. Cleveland, Ohio is a very diverse area with a […]
Why property managers require additional insurance…questions about insurance and landlording
Why would a property manager require additional insurance? Well the big reason is to protect you the landlord client. There are many risks when managing and owning rental property. If you are sued for any reason we will most likely be sued. Yet when you agree to work with our company and most any other […]
You have to be careful when it comes to collections. Yes, as an owner you do have rights. But so do your tenants. And it’s critically important that you know what those rights are— yours and theirs— as spelled out in the Ohio Revised Code, as well as other collections-specific laws. This is something we […]