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Five Traits of a Great Property Manager

Five Traits of a Great Property Manager

We, at All County NEO Property Management, pride ourselves on the caliber of property managers that we hire.  Below we have listed the 5 traits that we consider to be necessary and present in all the managers in our organization.

 

7 Credit-Related Deal Breakers for Renters

7 Credit-Related Deal Breakers for Renters

To kill an old myth, let’s begin with you must have immaculate credit for a landlord to consider renting to you. This is actually not true.  You don’t have to have immaculate credit to rent a property, but there are certain negatives that will frequently cause a rejection.

First-Time Apartment Renters Guide

Renting your first apartment is both exciting and intimidating. It is a really big deal – big enough to make your head spin. Here is a list that we’ve put together to make this an easier task for you.

1. Know your budget. By now you have a general idea of what you spend on food per month. Put other expenses into the equation, and you will have a general idea of what you have got to spend on rent. The ideal rent is 25-30% of your monthly income.

Benefits of Using a Property Management Company

Always There For You

Renting Laws and Service Dogs

What’s A Dog Doing In A “No Pets” Apartment Building?
Renting Laws and Service Dogs
A common question coming from renters is, “Can I have a service dog here?”

How To Make Profits By Renting

If you have ever considered purchasing a single family residence for the purpose of renting, you have more than likely heard from others how profitable it can be. But investing in real estate can also be very scary. As a real estate investor and a property manager operating in the northeastern Ohio cities of Cleveland, Akron, Canton and Youngstown, I have found there two variables under your control which impact profits more than others.

Fill Vacancies Fast

Make sure your rental is in “move-in” ready condition. Start at the right rental price. Market. Market. Market.

Out Of Town Property Management

You don't have local real estate knowledge, a network of local vendors, local marketing and it is difficult to collect rent.

Rent Collection Process

Rent Collection Process and Property Management. Put a buffer between you and your tenant.

5 Property Management Mistakes

Beware of in-house repair & maintenance services, hidden fees, fees on vacant units.

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