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Thursday, April 14, 2016

Eight Steps To Restoring a Lawn

It takes work restoring a lawn, it is not impossible to give your lawn a facelift. Follow these steps to help wake up a tired lawn! Step 1: Remove thatch and weed build up. The best time to dethatch is in the spring or fall when your lawn is thriving. Thatch is un-decomposed stems and roots that accumulate near the soil surface.  Di...

Thursday, April 14, 2016

3 Energy Efficiency Tips

Owning a property can be expensive with high energy bills. Without taking energy efficiency precautions, your utility bills can make paying a mortgage even worse. To help avoid such financial pains, here are 3 main areas you can make small adjustments to save on your electric bill. TURN OFF THOSE ELECTRONICS If you’re paying for ca...

Thursday, April 14, 2016

10 Home Maintenance Tips for Spring

After a long, dark winter, spring's bright sun and warm winds are, well, a breath of fresh air. The only downside? All that sunshine spotlights your leaf-filled gutters, cracked sidewalks and the dead plants in last year's flower beds. Dwight Barnett, a certified master inspector with the American Society of Home Inspectors, shared this c...

Thursday, April 14, 2016

6 Landlord Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
Property Management Blog
As with all areas of life, some mistakes are small and have minimal consequences. These small mistakes can comfortably be chalked up to learning experiences. Other mistakes can land you into legal and financial battles. Going it alone can be intimidating and can have lasting consequences. Hiring a property manager will provide you with th...

Thursday, April 14, 2016

How to Improve Resident Retention

In the 2012 SatisFacts Research-published ebook, Getting Inside the Head of the Online Renter, it was revealed that the highest ranking factor for an apartment resident’s lease renewal decision was “Quality of Maintenance Service Provided.” Believe it or not, the service your maintenance team provides to your reside...

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Why is My Property Still Vacant?

Our goal at Home encounter is always to rent your properties as quickly as possible to qualified tenants. However, there are circumstances that can cause an owner to call and ask “Why is my property still vacant?” when it appears that it should not be that difficult to rent the property. Of course, it is obvious to look at the...

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Are you Prepared to be a Landlord?

When you are contemplating whether or not to lease your property, there are many things to consider. Once you decide to be a landlord, you have some very important and new responsibilities to your tenants, the property, and your neighbors that you may not have thought of. There are many reasons property owners become landlords. Some are n...

Thursday, April 14, 2016

How to Have a Successful Open House
Property Management Blog
Planning, execution and creativity are key ingredients for a successful open house. Agents should market the event online and in-person."The success of an open house largely depends upon the work put into marketing and building excitement before the big day," says Kenny Sperry of Easton Real Estate. "Social media, signs, em...

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