Summer Tips For Property Management Companies

By Rudy Rudulph, August 17, 2016

Category: Property Management Company

It's summer and it is usually a busy time for movers and property management companies.  Most people move in the summer due to school being out which makes summer the perfect time to get your rental properties in working order.  To make sure your rental home is maintained and make sure to check the following items. 1) HVAC maintenance.  Try to ... Read more »

Noise Complaints And Your Birmingham Rental Property

By Rudy Rudulph, July 22, 2016

Category: Rental Properties

Every property manager is bound to run into a noise complaint at some point when managing rental properties.  The summer especially is a time when noise levels from rental homes in Birmingham, Alabama may creep up due to parties and more outdoor activities.  What can you do to curb any problems that may arise? First, have your property management company or if ... Read more »

Is Buying A Home Really Better Than Renting?

By Rudy Rudulph, September 23, 2016

Category: Rental Properties

One statement you are likely to hear over and over is if you rent versus buy a home you are basically throwing money down the drain and you are making a property management company a pretty profit but is this necessarily the truth? Owning real estate isn’t what it used to be and unless you are certain you will live in ... Read more »

Planting A Garden At A Rental Property?

By Rudy Rudulph, July 8, 2016

Category: Rental Properties

If you are a property manager you know that tenants want to make their rental home as homey as possible and many tenants have a green thumb.  If you are ok with a tenant planting a garden make sure the lease agreement spells out what is allowable. 1) Container garden can house fruits and vegetables in large containers in limited ... Read more »

Fireworks And Rental Property

By Rudy Rudulph, June 28, 2016

Category: Rental Properties

With Independence Day just around the corner the question of whether or not fireworks are allowable with rental properties, will probably will come up.  This is another area where as a property manager being proactive is better and having a lease agreement provide guidelines and regulations is a good idea. Know the law in your area about what your municipality allows ... Read more »

Property Managers, How To Avoid Summer Hazards With Your Rental Properties

By Rudy Rudulph, June 23, 2016

Category: Property Management Company

The United States has been experiencing record temperatures during the summer and has seen an increase in higher home maintenance costs due to the extreme heat. There are a few things you can do to avoid the risk of potential hazards and the overuse of a rental property’s HVAC unit. 1) Have the rental house HVAC unit cleaned and inspected to make ... Read more »

Liability issues with rental property

By Rudy Rudulph, June 2, 2016

Category: Property Management Company

If you are a real estate investor and own a rental property or a property management company you are open to potential liability. Here are some things to look out for to make sure you are protected. Injury - a landlord or property manager is responsible for injury occurring on a rental property if it is shown that they neglected to maintain the property and in ... Read more »

Why Millennials are not buying homes

By Rudy Rudulph, June 2, 2016

Category: Rental Properties

Since the economy took a downward spiral in 2008 there has been a spike in available rental property. Homeowners have not been able to sell their homes because potential buyers are having a hard time meeting new banking requirements for mortgages but that is not the only cause of the increase property management companies are seeing in the rental housing market. There are many factors ... Read more »

Tips for buying rental property

By Rudy Rudulph, June 2, 2016

Category: Property Management Company

If you are just beginning your career as a real estate investor there are a few things to look at to make sure you make the best rental property purchase that you can. 1) Check with property management companies and real estate agents. They both have good information on available properties and an inside view on the property and can advise you. 2) Try to buy ... Read more »

Can you afford to buy a home?

By Rudy Rudulph, June 2, 2016

Category: Rental Properties

When trying to decide to buy a home or continue to live in a rental property, the biggest hindrance to making the decision to buy a home boil down to time and money. Maybe the property management company goes up on your rent every year and it is becoming unaffordable to stay where you are could you save more by purchasing a home rather ... Read more »