Property Management Blog

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Expectations Vs. Reality of Apartment Living
Moving out for the first time can be an exhilarating, yet terrifying experience & you may have certain expectations, but often times reality can be a lot different. The article below gives you some tips & stories & ways to make compromises to help make your apartment experience a great one! http://www.myfirstapartment.com/2016...

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Utility Costs?
Moving out on your own for the first time or upgrading to a larger place to live is always a big step. One of the most common questions we receive through phone calls and out at showings is, "Do you know how much the utilities are?" Often times we just do not have that information because most of the time utility accounts are transferred ...

Monday, March 6, 2017

CREDIT, CREDIT, CREDIT
I know I’ve mentioned in the past to keep an eye on your credit, but I just can’t stress it enough! Especially now-a-days when so much bill paying and online shopping is done on a regular basis, and it seems you’re always handing out your credit card or account information for something.  Maybe even consider having ...

Thursday, February 2, 2017

BAD CREDIT CARD HABITS TO BREAK
If you are like most people nowadays, myself included, I hardly ever carry cash, and often find myself just pulling my credit card out to pay even for small purchases. Credit cards are a great tool when you use them responsibly to earn rewards and build your credit, but the problems often arise when you get into bad habits such as only pa...

Monday, January 2, 2017

Being a Good Tenant/Landlord
Navigating the Tenant and Homeowner Relationship The tenant /homeowner relationship can be tricky, so let’s start this new year off right and make sure both parties are doing all they can do to keep the relationship healthy. Listen up, Landlords! Here is what you should be doing to ensure you are a good landlord: #1 Know the laws I...

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

NEW YEAR, NEW BEGINNINGS!
“As the year comes to a close, it is a time for reflection – a time to release old thoughts and beliefs and forgive old hurts. Whatever has happened in the past year, the New Year brings fresh beginnings. Exciting new experiences and relationships await. Let us be thankful for the blessings of the past and the promise of the f...

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Clever Ways to Reduce Kitchen Clutter
I don't know about everyone else, but I have a fairly small kitchen and not a ton of counter or cabinet space and everything always seems to be lined up or crammed into one corner making it looked cluttered and disorganized.  A few years ago we actually had our dishwasher removed to add extra cabinet space, which I know is ...

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

A Few Money Saving Tips
Most of us spend a lot of time trying to come up with innovative ways to pinch a few pennies!  After reading several articles and websites online, I’ve come across quite a few tips for cutting back a few dollars here and there…some of them obvious, some of them not-so-obvious… Switch to CFL light bulbs. B...

Sunday, March 6, 2016

BEWARE OF RED FLAGS!
Have you ever rented an apartment that turned out to be a dud?  Often times most people get caught up in the excitement of renting a new place that they focus on the qualities they love and simply forget the red flags that were glaring at them from the very beginning.  Trust your gut…if something doesn’t seem right&...

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

NEW YEAR, NEW GOALS!
We wanted to help you kick off 2016 with a bang and make it your most successful year yet! Here we give you exclusive financial tips to start off a sound New Year! Set Goals with a Budget Worksheet You may feel this takes you back to grade school, but this tip is very helpful in keeping your finances organized. Here you can lay out what b...

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