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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

How Can an HOA Enforce Rules? Tips for Board Members in Tampa

Enforcing rules at your homeowner’s association can be tough, but you can make it a little easier on yourself by doing three specific things.How Can An HOA Enforce Rules? InspectYou have to inspect your property regularly. See how people are treating your homes and what the common standard of maintenance is. Be sure residents are fo...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

How to Find Good Tenants Quickly for Your Tampa Rental Property

When you’re trying to find a great renter for your home really fast, there are four things you need to think about.Awesome PicturesThere is no substitute for a beautiful photograph. And yet, we often look at a rental ad and see pictures that just show the corner of a room or photos that are blurry because they seem to be taken from ...

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Boomer and Millennial Buyers - What’s the Difference?

Age of buyer is very important to your buying pool. While there are amenities all homeowners want, there are items that are more important to generation specific groups. Homebuyers are demanding more home features that help them save energy and keep the home organized, according to a new study released by the National Association of Home...

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Can Dogs Really have an Affect on Listing Photos?

A five-year-old Shih Tzu named Tiffany is becoming a top model in real estate photos in Australia. The dog's owner, Tracey Ashley with RE/MAX United Vision in Carina, Queensland, is using the small dog in photos she shoots of her listings to appeal to dog-loving home shoppers. During her own house-hunt two years ago, Ashley says "I found...

Thursday, April 14, 2016

More Americans Heading South

A rising number of Americans are heading to southern states, lured by a combination of warmer weather, affordable housing, lower taxes and less congested cities, according to a new report published by RealtyTrac called "The Next Great Migration of 'Housing Refugees' On the Move." New census data confirm the findings. Since 2014 alone, mo...

Thursday, April 14, 2016

What is a Real Emergency?
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It is important to understand what a rental emergency is. Being a renter, it is important to know the difference between maintenance emergencies that should be reported immediately, others that can wait, and others that require contacting a service company.An emergency is a situation that poses an immediate risk to health, life, property,...

Thursday, April 14, 2016

10 Myths About Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs are elusive creatures because they are difficult to be seen and even more difficult to get rid of. Because of these facts, there are many myths that surround them. To debunk some of these myths here are the top 10 bed bug myths and why they are untrue. Bed Bugs Can Jump - Bed Bugs cannot fly or jump. They can only crawl, wh...

Thursday, April 14, 2016

5 Places and 5 Reasons You Should Never Ignore Water

Water is a necessary element to support life and water usage must be available. Water can be a force in itself, such as from a serious flood or hurricane. Left unchecked in a rental property, water can cause anything from minimal damage to major havoc and damage. Water problems can affect just about every area of the property, inside and ...

Thursday, April 14, 2016

How Often Should I Change My Air Filter?

With the constantly rising cost of energy, we all try to save energy in any way we can. Since heating and cooling make up about 50% of our energy bills. The United States Department of Energy reports that changing your HVAC filter can improve the efficiency of your HVAC equipment by 5% to 15%. Imagine that savings in dollars: Say your av...

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Home Safety Tips
Property Management Blog
We're always looking for tips, hints, and tricks on how to keep the place we live in more secure and safe.  Below are several great ideas that should be reviewed to increase your home safety.  If you're not doing any of these currently, hopefully you will adopt these moving forward.To deter burglary:  Store valuable...

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