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Arizona Notice to Vacate | What Every Tucson Landlord Needs to Know

Why Tucson Rental Owners Cannot Just Enter the Property | Arizona Residential Landlord and Tenant Act Revised

In the last couple of days, we’ve had two incidents where landlords we work with called to tell us they wanted to go to their rental properties today. We had to tell them not to do that. Arizona statutes clearly determine access, intent to enter, when the landlords can go, and what they have to do first.   // read more >>

Questions You Need to Ask Before Hiring a Professional Property Manager in Tucson, AZ

The questions I get asked the most from people looking for a Tucson property manager are: how much do you charge; and, how much will my house rent for. I know these are important to you, and they’re important to me too. Every landlord cares about costs. But, they aren’t the most important questions you can ask when you’re interviewing a property manager in Tucson.   // read more >>

What if My Tucson Tenant Doesn’t Pay Rent? – Property Management Education

Tucson tenant eviction is usually the result of tenants not paying rent on time and when due. The Foothills Lease requires the tenant to pay rent on the first of the month; they then have three grace days. This means that rent has to be in by the third or when we open the door on the fourth day of the month. If it’s not in our drop box, they are delinquent.   // read more >>

The Tenant Move Out Inspection in Tucson | What is Fair to Charge a Tenant When They Move Out?

The turnover process is completed by your Foothills property manager; it involves your tenant moving out and the property being prepared for the next tenant. Included in this process is the security deposit reconciliation.   // read more >>

What Are Property Management Fees in Tucson, AZ? | Education for Landlords

The cost of property management depends on the fees that a company charges. As you can guess, there are management fees that you’ll pay in exchange for the professional services that a property manager provides.   // read more >>

When is the Best Time to Rent Your House? Tucson Property Management Advice

A lot of landlords ask about the best time to rent out a house. My standard answer to that question is – right now is better than waiting. You should rent it out when you need to get it rented. In some cases, waiting can be better. I guess it depends on your market.  // read more >>

Tenant Screening 101: How to Spot Red Flags in a Background Check in Tucson, AZ

There’s a process for how we qualify prospective tenants, and today we are sharing some Tucson tenant screening tips. It’s important to look at each tenant the same way and rate them the same way to comply with all fair housing requirements.  // read more >>

Why Work with Foothills Properties in Tucson, AZ?

At Foothills Properties Management & Realty, we provide Tucson property management for investors and landlords. We want to tell you why you should choose us to manage your residential rental property in Tucson. There are many reasons to work with us, but one of the best reasons is our commitment to education.  // read more >>

Rental Property Maintenance: Why You Need a Licensed and Insured Vendor in Tucson, AZ

Residential landlords and property managers need to use licensed and insured vendors when work is being performed at a rental property, and there are legal and practical reasons to explain this. It's a requirement of the Arizona Board of Technical Services that all vendors are licensed when work is performed that's $1,000 or more. The Commissioner of the Department of Real Estate has reinforced this requirement for all Realtors and property managers in Arizona. But the real reason to hire a licensed and insured vendor isn't because of the law or the commissioner. It's for your security and protection.   // read more >>

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