Real Estate Resources

Salt Lake City Property Management

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014 in General Resource Articles | Comments Off on Salt Lake City Property Management

Salt Lake City Property Management | Cost & Fees You Should Know About   There are many Salt Lake City property management companies, but which one is going to be the most reliable when it comes to developing your property to the fullest potential? Doing all of your own management can be very time consuming, […]

Property Managers in Salt Lake City

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in General Resource Articles | Comments Off on Property Managers in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City Is the Place to Be! Home to the 2002 Winter Olympics, a nationally ranked transportation system, and a breath-taking landscape view… It doesn’t get much better than living in Salt Lake City.   WHY? You will have access to hidden gems in the valley that are unique to only Salt Lake City. […]

Tenant Relations  

Posted by on Jul 31, 2014 in General Resource Articles | Comments Off on Tenant Relations  

                      If you are a property manager or an owner, you want to be able to keep your tenants happy and keep them as a renter as long as possible. So how do you do this? It is fairly simple but you need to be patient […]

Private: 6 Tips For Retaining Your Client

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 in General Resource Articles | Comments Off on Private: 6 Tips For Retaining Your Client

  Being able to keep your client(s) is a way to sustain a long term of income, but there are a few things that you have to do in order to achieve a long term retention with your clients. Here are six tips that can help you build long term relations and retain customer(s) for a longer […]

Property Managers- How to Raise Your Fees Without Starting a Panic

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in General Resource Articles | Comments Off on Property Managers- How to Raise Your Fees Without Starting a Panic

  Property Managers- How to Raise Your Fees Without Starting a Panic   Most property managers start their fees at a low rate that can range from 4-12% to bring business through the door. But they later realize that they could start charging more for their services instead. The problem is most property managers go […]

The Cost of an Eviction

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 in General Resource Articles, Owner Resource Articles | Comments Off on The Cost of an Eviction

  If you aren’t a property manager or an experienced land lord, you may want to think twice before you begin an eviction process. Most people believe that it is a fairly simple process and affordable, but what most people don’t know is that it might actually end up costing the owner more money to evict someone rather […]

Four Reasons Why Renting Could be the Better Option

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in General Resource Articles, Owner Resource Articles, Tenant Resource Articles | Comments Off on Four Reasons Why Renting Could be the Better Option

Four Reasons Why Renting Could be the Better Option There are a lot of people who don’t know whether to rent or buy a house, but here are four things to think about when considering whether buying a house or renting is right for you. 1. Less Hassle- You have a roof leak? Call the […]

What is a Property Managers’ Responsibility?

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014 in General Resource Articles, Owner Resource Articles | Comments Off on What is a Property Managers’ Responsibility?

What is a Property Managers’ Responsibility?  You may have heard of a property manager, but do you know what it is that they do. A property manager is a third party who is hired to handle the daily operations and upkeep of a real estate investment. They manage all kinds of properties, for homes to […]

Can Ugly Properties Be Profitable?

Posted by on Jun 10, 2014 in General Resource Articles, Owner Resource Articles | Comments Off on Can Ugly Properties Be Profitable?

Can Ugly Properties Be Profitable? You might find your self in a situation where you find a property that is affordable, but the location and the property is ugly what do you do? Here are some questions to ask your self first: Is the property located in an unstable area that will depreciate in value […]

Security Deposit Tips for Tenant

Posted by on Jun 03, 2014 in General Resource Articles, Tenant Resource Articles | Comments Off on Security Deposit Tips for Tenant

Security Deposit tips for tenants For most renters they don’t understand how a security deposit works, following some of these steps might help you to avoid being scammed or tricked out of what is rightfully yours. 1. Don’t be afraid to negotiate Remember that a security deposits are not set in stone, they are negotiable. […]

How to Save Money on Landlord Insurance

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in General Resource Articles, Owner Resource Articles | Comments Off on How to Save Money on Landlord Insurance

Tips for Saving Money on Landlord Insurance If you have a tenant who pays you rent, then you need a landlord insurance in place to protect your property. With the proper insurance policy you are covered if anything should go wrong. If you are a landlord you can be held liable for any damages or […]

Security Deposit Tips for Landlords and Property Managers

Posted by on May 27, 2014 in General Resource Articles, Owner Resource Articles | Comments Off on Security Deposit Tips for Landlords and Property Managers

Security Deposit Tips for Landlords and Property Managers   There are some things that property managers can do in order to avoid any complications when it comes to security deposit. Here are some simple tips that can help you avoid any complications when it comes to security deposit.   1. Know your state laws   […]

6 Things to Look For in a Property Manager

Posted by on May 22, 2014 in General Resource Articles, Owner Resource Articles | Comments Off on 6 Things to Look For in a Property Manager

1. Hire a licensed property management company Sounds like a simple thing but a lot of people don’t check to see if the person they want to hire have a license or not. The first thing that they look for is whether or not the property manager is affordable and their personality. Sometimes it is a […]

Things to Consider Before Renting Out Your Property

Posted by on May 20, 2014 in General Resource Articles, Owner Resource Articles | Comments Off on Things to Consider Before Renting Out Your Property

Things to Consider Before Renting Out Your Property So you have considered renting out your house, in order to obtain an extra steady amount of monthly cash flow, but have you thought about the other factors that it may come with? So before you decided whether or not to turn your house into a rental property […]

How to Avoid Home Rental Scammers

Posted by on May 15, 2014 in General Resource Articles, Owner Resource Articles, Tenant Resource Articles | Comments Off on How to Avoid Home Rental Scammers

Avoid Home Rental Scammers Moving to a new city can be a life changing moment for most people. It is important to know how to avoid scams when looking for a new apartment, in an area that you are unfamiliar with. Here are something’s to be aware of in order to help you avoid those […]

Ten Tips for Landlords

Posted by on May 14, 2014 in General Resource Articles, Owner Resource Articles | Comments Off on Ten Tips for Landlords

Ten Tips for Landlords Here are a few tips that landlords or property managers need to be aware of before renting out their property to a tenant. 1. Screen tenants One of the most important things you can do before renting out your property is to screen the applicant. Don’t rent to anyone before checking for […]

Sliding barn doors are a unique way to update any room in your home. When you shop at Artisan Hardware, you have the ability to mix and match different sliding barn doors with barn door hardware. Imagine a brightly colored classic door with iron hardware to accent it or even a glass door with chrome […]

How to Maximize Tenant Retention

Posted by on Apr 14, 2014 in General Resource Articles, Owner Resource Articles, Tenant Resource Articles | Comments Off on How to Maximize Tenant Retention

Property Management    How to Maximize Tenant Retention Finding quality tenant(s) can be a long, tedious process. Most owners would give anything to be guaranteed that the tenant would pay rent on time and take excellent care of their property.  Once you are able to find a great tenant, what can be done to make […]

Tips for New Rental Property Owners – Part 2

Posted by on Apr 02, 2014 in General Resource Articles, Owner Resource Articles, Tenant Resource Articles | Comments Off on Tips for New Rental Property Owners – Part 2

Tips for New Rental Property Owners – Part 2   As we mentioned in part one of this article, being a new landlord for your rental property can be intimidating. There are several things that you need to learn. Below are several tips that will help you get a better understanding of the property management world: […]

In this colder season, you may be looking to your windows to help keep your home cozy and warm, shutting out biting winds and inclement weather. It’s no secret that expanses of glass absorb the outside temperature and transfer it inside, so how can you make your windows work the best for you? Follow these […]

Tips for Marketing Your Vacancies on the Web

Posted by on Mar 28, 2014 in General Resource Articles, Owner Resource Articles, Tenant Resource Articles, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tips for Marketing Your Vacancies on the Web

Tips for Marketing Your Vacancies on the Web   Remember when finding a new tenant meant throwing up a sign in the yard and placing an ad in the weekend paper? Times were simpler then. With sites like KSL and Craigslist attracting tons of local traffic and allowing free classified ads, the web has become […]

Why Investment Property Owners in Utah should consider refinancing through HARP?

Posted by on Mar 03, 2014 in General Resource Articles, Owner Resource Articles, Tenant Resource Articles | Comments Off on Why Investment Property Owners in Utah should consider refinancing through HARP?

Why Investment Property Owners in Utah should consider refinancing through HARP? As most lenders continue to tighten mortgage requirements for investment properties, it has made it impossible for many owners to take advantage of historically low interest rates. As an investor myself, it pained me to continue to pay the mortgage on my rental property […]

I always advocate addressing problems proactively, especially when it comes to rental properties. However, no matter how much you plan ahead, unexpected issues will arise and require swift action. Here are some tips on how to deal with bad tenants, local government and even the police. Respond immediately – It’s human nature to hope that […]

Nothing puts a landlord on edge quite like a vacant unit. With no income coming in and expenses piling up, most want nothing more than a phone call from a qualified prospect to put their mind at ease. Sometimes getting your property rented quickly is as simple as well written ad copy and strong sales […]

Once thought by three Utah municipalities to be a resident price-gouging tool, application fees have actually proven their worth. In 2006, Utah’s Rent Control Prohibition Act was amended to add fees to a list of charge that are set by the market and cannot be regulated or prohibited by local government. The result? Lower crime […]

Fact: renting a property in Utah always costs money. Sadly, few Utah landlords actually take the time to conduct a comprehensive income and employment verification on their prospective tenants. Typically, these are the same landlords, who after a costly eviction, find themselves asking “What happened?” Well, this article is designed to help both new and […]

The newly launched propertypond.com is making a splash with Utah landlords as a trusted place to market their vacant rental properties. Landlords have long been jealous of the multiple listing service used by Realtors to market their homes for sale, but now have a solution all their own. Property Pond is essentially a MLS for […]