• March 30th, 2017 - 
  • Posted by gordonw_CLD

Property Inspection – All you need to know

Property inspections are a crucial part to keeping your rented property in shape, while also checking up on your tenants. Although you might believe that you can just pop round and inspect the property whenever, this is not the case.
What exactly is a property inspection?
The main reason for a property inspection is to have a look at the overall condition …

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  • February 27th, 2017 - 
  • Posted by gordonw_CLD

Responsibilities of a Property Manager

A property manager is a third party that is hired to run the daily operations of a real estate investment. They can be entrusted to look after a small single family home to a large apartment complex.
Rent
The property manager will know how to set the right rent level that will attract the right tenants. They will have a good understanding …

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  • February 22nd, 2017 - 
  • Posted by gordonw_CLD

Property Maintenance Mistakes

We all make mistakes, its only natural, but sometimes our mistakes can cost more than we could have imagined. For a Landlord making sure that their property is running smoothly is the most important part. You need to make sure that your tenants are living in a safe environment.
Wanting to cut back on costs can lead to many mistakes. Most …

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  • January 16th, 2017 - 
  • Posted by gordonw_CLD

Redecorating Between Tenancies

How often should you redecorate?
Not every property will need to be redecorated once tenants leave. However, if you have had the same tenants for 2-4 years, then cosmetic improvements are most likely required. You may not be able to notice while there is someone living there, but your property can go through a lot when you’ve had the same tenants …

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  • January 4th, 2017 - 
  • Posted by gordonw_CLD

Signs Your Maintenance Plan Should be Updated

A maintenance plan is an indispensable record for landlords, helping to organise and streamline essential tasks throughout the year. January is the ideal time to review your maintenance plan, and ensure everything is in place for the year ahead.
Your maintenance plan should cover all preventive maintenance tasks with adequate space to add in any corrective or other unplanned work. This …

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