Welcome to the first episode of Empire’s new video blog!
Property management is an unpredictable field. Months can drag by without incident, and suddenly you have two emergencies within the space of six hours. Mostly, they are fairly mundane; a tenant is locked out, etc. But every now and
The upcoming Saturday (September 21st) marks the end of summer and beginning of fall. It’s the time of year when you look back across the months and wonder, where did they go? The busy leasing months are almost over,
It is important for property managers and landlords alike to be aware of every change in the rental market. If you don’t properly understand the market, it is easy to underprice a property, overprice, which is often worse, or
Turnovers are a lot of work. They are timeconsuming and can be expensive, but in many cases, they are also an opportunity. The average tenancy for a single-family home last roughly three years. Even if your tenants were the
Becoming a landlord is an excellent way to earn extra income, but it comes with a lot of responsibilities as well. New landlords don’t always quite realize how much work goes into owning and maintaining a rental property.
Half of the inquiries on available rentals consist of one simple question. Do you allow pets? For the majority of prospective applicants, that is the deciding factor. Our culture is one that views pets as a part of the
There are plenty of risks involved in being a landlord, and plenty of headaches. Sometimes, it is your property sitting vacant for longer than expected, or the applicants you move in turned out to not be the great tenants