Property Management Blog

Should You Rent Your House Furnished?

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

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

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

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

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

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...

How to Film a Great Video Tour of Your Rental

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...

Tips to Prevent Tenant Damages to Your Rental Property

Property Management Blog Realistically speaking, landlords must come to terms with the fact that their property will eventually face tenant damages.When a renter is occupying your property, you can’t expect everything to be as pristine and functional as before. Over time, damages will likely occur on your property.Knowing this, you should set up contingency...

How to Clean After Evicted Tenants

Property Management Blog What is every property manager’s worst nightmare? Evicted Tenants! These tenants are the absolute hardest on our rental properties. They have a hard time taking care of the places that they live in, and we have the roughest time getting them out. Once you can evict your tenants, now comes the fun part; cleaning up after them. So, wh...

A Guide to 1031 Exchanges in Tucson

Property Management Blog A 1031 Exchange gets its name from the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 1031. It refers to an exchange of one investment property for another. In the process, this allows an investor to defer payment of capital gains tax. If you're a Tucson property investor or thinking of investing in Tucson real estate, being able ...

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