Property Management Blog

4 Property Marketing Myths That You Should Never Fall For

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With interest rates on the rise, many potential homebuyers are choosing to stay renters for a little longer. As a landlord, this can work well for you as there is a surplus of well-qualified renters who might otherwise become homeowners. But you also know how hard it is to find these amazing future tenants. That's why you need pr...

3 Real Estate Investing Tips That You Should Know

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Are you thinking about getting started as a real estate investor in or around Saratoga Springs? New York is one of the best places to invest in real estate. Whether you're looking for a fixer-upper you can flip for a profit or a rental property to build your passive income stream, real estate investing is the way to go.However, if you...

Is Outsourcing the Tenant Screening Process a Good Idea?

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Gen Xers, born between 1965 and 1979, make up the largest amount of homebuyers. With real estate numbers rising, that can make more landlords feel as though they're in a hurry to get tenants into their properties. To help them reduce the time it takes to get tenants into properties, some people are outsourcing tenant screeni...

Property Marketing: Top Tips to Attract Tenants in a Tough Market

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Around 30% of homes were bought with all-cash offers in 2021. With so many individuals purchasing homes, it can be difficult to find quality tenants for your property. Yet your home's profitability and value depend upon finding renters who are dependable, clean, and respectful of their neighbors.How can you plan your property mar...

How Often Should a Landlord Conduct Rental Property Inspections in Saratoga Springs?

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When you own a property, you own responsibility. Yes, you have a passive income, but you have the responsibility of inspecting the property and caring for it regularly. This means you have to conduct regular rental property inspections. But how often does one do this? How do you know if you're inspecting your property enough or t...

Decrease Vacancy with Creative Rental Leasing Strategies

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A study revealed 69% of millennials said they'll always rent a home as opposed to buying one. There are many young people on the hunt for a wonderful rental property, so take advantage of the situation! It just might take a little bit of creative marketing and leasing strategies to get their attention. Are you unsure how to ...

Should I Add My Property Manager as Additional Insured to my Landlord Insurance Policy?

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Should I Add My Property Manager as Additional Insured to my Landlord Insurance Policy?One of the major benefits to using a property manager is to help reduce a landlord's risk of owning a rental property.  To maximize this benefit and to further reduce a landlord's risk of liability, landlords should strongly consider adding...

Albany NY Good Cause Eviction Bill - Everything a Landlord Needs to Know

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Albany NY Good Cause Eviction Bill - Everything a Landlord Needs to KnowOn July 19, 2021, the Albany NY Common Council earned the dubious distinction of being the first city in the state to pass a (euphemistically-named) "Good Cause Eviction" bill that, in typical NYS bureaucratic fashion, is sure to have lasting unintended cons...

The Upstate NY Landlord's Guide to Evictions During Covid-19

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On March 7, 2020, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed executive order #202 declaring a disaster emergency in the state of NY.  Since that initial order, Cuomo has signed subsequent Covid-related executive orders at the pace of roughly 1 every 3 days, for most of the year, with no signs of slowing down.  In fact, as of the...

The Upstate Landlord's Guide to the NY Tenant Protection Act of 2019

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The Upstate Landlord's Guide to the NY Tenant Protection Act of 2019On June 14, 2019, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a sweeping package of New York statewide rent regulations known as the "Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019" (bill S6458), bringing about the largest swath of changes to Landlord-Tenant ...

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