DIY Landlord Vs. Professional Property Management

Trying to manage a rental property alone can be a tough job. Zillow.com has listed the Top 5 Reasons You Should Hire a Property Manager.


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If you’re considering hiring a property management company to manage your rentals, it may not be a bad idea. There are many reasons you should hire a property management company for your units. Property management companies can help boost your business and free up your time. While a property management company is another expense to your business, the benefits can certainly outweigh the disadvantages.

There are 5 major benefits to hiring a property management company for your rentals.

Benefit #1: Less problem tenants.

Experienced property management companies see hundreds to thousands of applications. Their trained eyes know what red flags to look out for when overlooking an applicant’s paperwork. Letting them screen tenants is a great way to receive high quality tenants.

Benefit #2: Tenants have someone to talk to right away.

If something breaks in your property, it can be a pain to have to drive over to the unit to inspect it yourself (especially if you’re not local). Tenants with a property manager will have someone to address problems to at all hours of the day, so you won’t be bothered.

Benefit #3: Decrease tenant turnovers.

Increase tenant retention with property management companies. Tenants who enjoy their stay in their apartment will want to extend their stay and renew their leases. Good property management companies know how to keep their renters happy. Happy renters are less likely to leave to find a better place to live.

Benefit #4: On-time rent.

Good property management companies will stay on the ball with rent. Consistent rent collection is the key to receiving rent payments on time, and a property management company will enforce lease policies if payments aren’t received. That way, you’ll never have to get your hands dirty when there are rent payment complications.

Benefit #5: Less stress.

If someone else is worrying about managing your property and tenants, you get to worry about it less. The property management company will do most of the work for you. This will free up time and spare you gray hairs from your job as a property owner.

via Zillow

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