Renewal Screening Checks
As a landlord, the process of lease renewal is an opportunity to assess your tenants and determine whether extending their lease is in your best interest. More specifically, the lease renewal screening checks allow you to make informed decisions about whether to continue the tenancy or not. By conducting thorough screening checks, you can safeguard…Read More
What Maintenance Issues are Emergencies and What Can Wait for Regular Business Hours?
A landlord doesn’t keep regular working hours. While you may try having standard 9-5 hours, sometimes, you’ll need to get out of bed during a property emergency which can occur at all hours of the day or night. Because of the time commitment, it’s important to know what maintenance issues constitute an emergency and which…Read More
What Landlords Should Know About Move-Out Letters
Communicating with tenants is crucial if you want to become a successful rental property owner. As a landlord, you need to know how to draft and send formal letters and notices whenever necessary. One of the most important documents to draft is a move-out letter. Although move-out letters are not often required by law, sending…Read More
Tips to Keep Your Home (and Investment) Safe
Owning an investment is a huge commitment; managing it is an even bigger one. To be a successful landlord, there are a couple of things that you’ll need to get right. In this blog, we at DeSantis Property Management will go over some tips to help you run a successful rental investment and keep the…Read More
The Benefits of Renting to Tenants with Pets
As a landlord, there are many benefits to renting out your property to tenants with pets. While some landlords may be hesitant to rent to pet owners due to potential damage or liability issues, the truth is that tenants with pets can be some of the most responsible and long-term renters. Not only do they…Read More
What Exactly Is “Normal Wear and Tear”?
Owning a rental property involves a lot of responsibilities. As a property owner, you need to provide a habitable place for your tenants which means keeping your property in top condition. A well-maintained rental unit is important if you want to keep your tenant happy and retain them in the long term. When you maintain…Read More
How to Advertise Your Pittsburgh Rental Property Successful
As a landlord, your rental property is bound to be vacant at some point. And vacancies can be costly to your bottom line, especially over several months. You may be forced to look for funds elsewhere to pay for expenses such as property taxes, repairs and maintenance costs, and mortgage payments. When renting out your…Read More
How to Keep Renters Happy?
Identifying the best renters is easy. They reduce your stress by meeting rent payment deadlines, taking care of your rental, and getting along well with other tenants and neighbors. It’s a challenge to find great tenants so it’s important to keep them happy once they occupy your rental. This article offers tips on how to…Read More
8 Tips for Getting Your Property Ready to Rent
Before you can land new tenants, you have to get your property rent-ready. You are more likely to find long-term tenants who will take good care of your rental property if it’s in its best condition. You can also demand higher rents if your property has a good appearance and amenities. To do this your…Read More
Quick Guide to Effective Tenant Screening in Pittsburgh
The ultimate goal is to maximize the rental income. This will only be possible if you rent to the right tenant. The right tenant will, among other things, care for your rental property, report maintenance issues, stay long-term, and pay rent on time. There are many steps involved in landing your ideal tenant. That’s why…Read More