The Benefits of Hiring A Good Property Management Company

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Real Estate Agent with eXp Realty 6501373425

A competent property manager can add significant value to your investment, which is why many seasoned real estate investors will tell you that a good management company is worth their weight in gold. The benefits of working with a good property management group are plenty, and go far beyond the scopes of financial or simple convenience.

A qualified property management company can ensure that the landlord is dealing with a higher quality of tenants. A thorough screening process will already be implemented to produce and select tenants that will pay on time, rent longer, put less wear and tear on the home and generally cause less problems. AN experienced property management company will require detailed background and credit checks as well as maintain a reliable tenant history on every perspective client.

Property management companies can help maintain fewer costly and time consuming legal problems for the landlord. A good property manager is up to date on the latest standard landlord-tenant laws. thorough tenant screenings, evictions, inspections, lease addendum, terminating leases, handling security deposits,and rent collection can all be handled properly and legally by the property management company and spare the land lord the time and anguish. Avoiding even a single lawsuit can more than pay for the property management fees.

Good property management can also help reduce a landlords vacancy cycles. Qualified property management companies oversee improvements to the property, help determine best rent rate and effectively market your home. All of this shortens your vacancy cycle and helps lengthen tenant retention. Tenant turnover  can be an expensive procedure that may include; a thorough cleaning, changing the locks, painting the walls, and possibly new carpet. Retaining the same tenant can alleviate these extra expenses. Your property management company will be able to help you acquire consistent, reliable, long-term tenants.

Lastly, a quality property management company can be a buffer between landlord and tenant. Property management companies implement tighter rent collection policies and deal with the excuses, chase down payments handle evictions and over all keep the tenants from taking advantage of the landlord.

Using a property management company can relive the landlord of the stress that comes with renting out a home. You will be able to invest and live wherever you want without having to be near your properties. Property management companies realize that time is money and they"re there to help you free up your time, allowing you the freedom to spend more time working on your business or just spending more time at home with family.

A good, trustworthy and competent property management company can help maintain an ideal rental situation for both the landlord and tenant. The key is to choose a reputable company with an unquestionable track record.

Comments (3)

Wallace S. Gibson, CPM
Gibson Management Group, Ltd. - Charlottesville, VA
LandlordWhisperer

Preaching to the CHOIR here, Chris - we'd love to have you join the Property Management group and share your expertise!

Dec 15, 2011 03:28 AM
Kathy Stoltman
Balboa Real Estate - Ventura, CA
Ventura County Real Estate Consultant 805-746-1793

I agree Chris, we have a property management division and they handle all issues 24/7, relieving the owner of dealing with any of these issues.

Dec 15, 2011 03:33 AM
Jon Eliason
EXIT Realty Advantage Pagosa, Pagosa Springs, Colorado - Pagosa Springs, CO

Hi Chris ~ I am actually going through the initial startup of a Property Management Business and as I was going through the Rain this morning, I came across your blog. Amazing how things happen like that. Thanks for the Blog, it'll help me on my journey to being a, as your words ring true, "reputable company with an unquestionable track record" Thanks again!

Dec 15, 2011 03:39 AM

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