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What Happens if a Tenant Moves Out without Notice?

Jonathan Maloy - Friday, February 15, 2019
Property Management Blog
In Florida, a landlord and tenant are bound to the rental agreement that each party signed at the beginning of a tenancy. If your tenant moves out before the end of the lease, he or she has violated that lease. Before you take any action, it’s important that you are certain the property has been abandoned.Determining that the Tenant...

Should You Require Tenants to Buy Renters Insurance?

Jonathan Maloy - Friday, February 1, 2019
Property Management Blog
Renters insurance benefits both landlords and tenants. As a rental property owner, you need to make sure you are completely covered when it comes to renting out your home. You need your own insurance policy, which should cover the dwelling and the rebuilding costs as well as liability and protection against loss of rent. For tenants, ther...

What’s the Best Method for Collecting Rent?

Jonathan Maloy - Friday, January 18, 2019
Property Management Blog
Collecting rent on time is part of being a successful landlord. You can waste a lot of valuable time chasing down late rent or dealing with checks that bounce or get lost in the mail. If you want to ensure that your tenants pay on time every month, have a consistent rent collection policy in place and provide them with several options for...

Top 10 Affordable Improvements You Can Make to Increase the Value of Your Rental Property

Jonathan Maloy - Friday, January 4, 2019
Property Management Blog
If you’re hoping to increase the value of your rental property, you don’t have to do a complete renovation. It’s important to choose the products that will deliver the most return for the least amount of investment. With these 10 affordable improvements, you’ll increase the value of your rental, and you’ll al...

The Pros and Cons of Renting to Tenants with Pets

Jonathan Maloy - Friday, December 21, 2018
Property Management Blog
Landlords are often unsure about whether they should allow pets in their rental homes. The decision is completely yours; there is no law that says you are required to allow tenants with pets to rent your property. However, there may be some consequences that you’re not considering if you adopt a firm no-pets policy. Think about the...

What to Do with Abandoned Property in a Rental Property

Jonathan Maloy - Friday, December 7, 2018
Property Management Blog
If a tenant moves out or is evicted and some or all of their personal possessions are left behind, what are your responsibilities as a landlord? The answer is in Florida Statute § 715.104. If you’re not familiar with that part of the landlord and tenant laws in Florida, we’re sharing some information on what it entails.Di...

Should I Sell my Rental Property?

Jonathan Maloy - Friday, November 23, 2018
Property Management Blog
There are many good reasons to sell your rental property. Whether you sell the home or hold onto it will depend on your own financial situation and your future investment goals. Today, we’re discussing why you might want to sell your investment and why it might be better to keep it.Reason to Sell: Access to CashIf you have built up ...

What do Good Property Managers do in Fort Myers and Cape Coral, FL?

Jonathan Maloy - Friday, November 9, 2018
Property Management Blog
Many investors and property owners want to know what they get when they hire a property manager. Remember – you don’t want to hire any property manager. You want to hire a good property manager. Good property managers will find and place tenants, protect and maintain your property, and provide advice and experience that will l...

How to Handle Tenant Problems | Education for Property Management in Fort Myers, FL

Jonathan Maloy - Friday, October 26, 2018
Property Management Blog
Managing tenant conflicts and disputes is one of the responsibilities you’ll take on as a landlord. Problems with tenants can range from simple and easy-to-solve issues to complex situations that may lead to legal action and court claims. It’s important to remain professional when you’re dealing with tenants and their co...

Common Rental Property Code Violations for Landlords in Fort Myers, FL

Jonathan Maloy - Thursday, November 10, 2016
As a landlord, you are responsible for maintaining a property that meets all codes, laws, rules, and regulations. There are several common code violations we have noticed in Lee County, Florida, and today we’re sharing some landlord tips with rental property owners so you can avoid these mistakes. Trash and DebrisAny material tha...

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