Archive for July, 2014
As a property owner who rents to many tenants, you have a million and one things to worry about. You have to keep track of all your tenants, address their issues as they arise, and maintain each of your properties to a high standard. It can be a headache. So why not lessen the workload a little? By passing some of the responsibilities onto a property management company, you can feel at ease knowing that a reliable third party is taking care of your properties. This is as easy as hopping online, searching for property management companies, reviewing their property management website and making a simple phone call! So stress no more and consider these three reasons for hiring a pr
If you’re looking into a redesign for your backyard, and you also happen to be running out of storage room in your garage, a shed is likely just the solution you need.
You may be thinking of what an eyesore a shed would be, but you’re wrong. Sure, if you buy a cheaply-made, poorly-designed, pre-assembled shed from your local chain hardware store, then that may be just what you get. But there are much higher-quality products out there, if you know where to look.
An Amish built shed can be a beautifully crafted building that will be a lovely addition to your backyard. You’re likely familiar with Amish craftsmanship from their beautiful adirondack chairs, but that same level of care and attention, and use of quality materials, is consistent in all of their work.
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There were well over 2,800 active real estate listings in Iowa as of April 2014, and many of them were old homes for sale. Old houses are often sought out by a particular buyer group because they love the charm and character they have.
Why buying old homes for sale is a great investment: If you’ve done a real estate search or two, you probably know that old houses generally cost less than new homes for sale. The median Iowa home price in April 2014 was $127,000, but old houses will most likely cost under this median. You will be able to get more house
If you are a landlord considering hiring a property management company, there are a lot of factors to consider. If you’re not familiar with what exactly a property management company does, we will help give you a general idea of what they do, and how they can help you.
Property management companies deal directly with tenants and prospective tenants. Property manager duties include handling marketing, collecting rent, pursuing evictions, handling tenant complaints, handling maintenance and repair issues, among other things. Plus, a property management company will bring experience to the table, which means they will be able to select the best tenants, and work with the best vendors.
You should considering hiring a property management company to help lessen your workload. If you have lot
Decorative flags can be displayed outside of your home. There are different types of decorative flags used including seasonal house flags, summer flags, wedding garden flags, and decorative yard flags. These can all be displayed at certain times and for certain reasons. The study of flags is known as vexillology, which is from the Latin word “vexillum,” which means flag or banner. The old Saxon word “fflaken,” which means to fly or float is where the word flag was developed from. The first nation to use the cloth flag as a way of communicating were the Romans. Flags were also used to assist military coordination on battlefields. Flags are also usually found in advertising, messagi
There are brand new homes for sale in many areas of the country. When you are reviewing the real estate listings looking for your new home, make sure to visit the brand new homes for sale section of the paper. Custom built homes are a great investment and will have you living in a great neighborhood with homes that have curb appeal and are pleasing to the eye. You can be assured that your custom built home will hold its value because the surrounding community will have similar modern features that buyers value. New homebuilders with brand new homes for sale offer multiple floor plans for your new home. New custom homes are more energy efficient than existing homes and utili
There are currently 206,328 property management businesses located in the United States, but how can you tell which ones are the best property management companies and which ones are the worst?
This article will explain the signs of a bad property management company. But first, what are do those good guys do for you?
A good property management company will supply you with a certified property manager, for starters, and they will provide you with regular maintenance and repairs, making owning your property more time efficient. An experienced management firm will also be able to analyze your buildings power needs and provide simple, low-cost upgrades that can reduce your energy bill by up
Looking to rent out that extra home that’s been sitting vacant for years but no family members have interest in living in? Why not earn some extra cash and rent it out? The best way to rent out a property is to hire a property manager.
Under a property management contract, property managers serve as the middle man between you and your tenants and deal with all of the nitty-gritty work involved with maintaining a house or condo. Some property manager duties include:
- Providing regular maintenance and repairs for your building
- Allowing you to have access to a certified professional when it comes to helping you pay taxes and cutting costs
- Dealing with evictions,