Property Management Blog

A Guide to Renewal Screening Checks

System - Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Property Management Blog
Retaining good tenants is one of the top priorities for rental property owners. As a landlord, you want to know that your tenants will renew their lease after the previous one expires. In most cases, it’s best to prolong a lease instead of finding someone else to fill the unit. Marketing the rental property and finding new tena...

Proper End of Tenancy Cleaning

System - Monday, February 6, 2023
Property Management Blog
When a tenancy ends, the responsibility of a landlord doesn’t stop, there are still essential tasks to complete such as handing back the remaining security deposit  and monitoring end-of-tenancy cleaning of the unit.Conflicts can arise regarding the condition of the rental home after occupancy. Although everybody’s cleanl...

How to Film a Great Video Tour of Your Rental

System - Tuesday, January 3, 2023
Property Management Blog
If a picture is worth a thousand words, videos are worth a million! Many landlords have found rental video tours to be very useful marketing tools. Video tours can generate up to four times more leads than ads that only show photographs.This isn't to say you shouldn't include pictures in your rental ads, but you should defini...

What Maintenance Issues are Emergencies and What Can Wait for Regular Business Hours?

System - Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Property Management Blog
As a landlord, maintenance requires a lot of work. Keeping up with maintenance during the day can be manageable, but what about after-hours emergencies? It is crucial to deal with emergency problems as soon as possible. Knowing the difference between an inconvenience and an emergency will prevent you from rushing to fix a situation that c...

Should You Rent Your House Furnished?

System - Monday, November 28, 2022
Property Management Blog
As a landlord, finding ways to increase the value of your rental property is an essential step in maximizing your income potential. Several landlords wonder if renting out their homes furnished is a good idea. After all, a fully-furnished apartment attracts renters who prefer a home that's ready to live in and don’t want to buy ...

Tips to Keep Your Home and Investment Safe

System - Monday, October 24, 2022
Property Management Blog
Many people find significant financial success in owning rental properties. When renting out their property, owners need to be made aware of the best ways to keep the property safe. There is no denying that as an owner you have the responsibility to ensure the investment is safe. You must implement a series of strong safeguards in or...

A Landlord’s Guide to Maintaining Rental Properties

System - Friday, September 16, 2022
Property Management Blog
A rental property is an investment and as a landlord, you need to make sure that your property is well-maintained in order for your tenants to have a positive experience. According to the landlord-tenant law, both landlords and tenants have equal responsibilities when it comes to maintaining the rental premises. For instance, landlor...

A Guide to Effective Tenant Screening

System - Monday, August 22, 2022
Property Management Blog
As a landlord, screening prospective tenants before choosing someone to occupy your rental property is crucial. A thorough and effective tenant screening process can prevent a variety of problems in your property, including missed or late rent, angry neighbors, or damage to your rental home. Screening prospective tenants may seem lik...

Pricing Your Tucson Home to Rent

System - Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Property Management Blog
Whether you’re just starting out or you’re a long time investor, setting the rental price of your income property is one of the most important decisions you’ll make.Thankfully, at Foothills Property Management and Realty we're here to help you with the big and small decisions. After all, it’s what we do 24 hour...

Best Renovations for Your Rental Property

System - Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Property Management Blog
As a landlord, what can hold you back from a return on investment is a vacant property. We are not only talking about the lost rental income but also an increased maintenance and utility cost. While there are many reasons that could lead to a vacancy in your property, one of the main reasons could be its lack of amenities. With new p...

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