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5 Tips for Managing Your Property

Whether you are the head of a property management team or an entrepreneur eager to join the rental or Airbnb game, knowing how to manage your property correctly can be confusing. Here are five tips for managing your property to avoid feeling overwhelmed and focused on your success.  


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Build a realistic financial plan

  • Take time to learn how much revenue your property will generate. This largely depends on location, amenities, size, and level of luxury. Do not price too high, and be realistic. Research your competitors and develop pricing that will ensure high occupancy rates and financial growth. The NRV is gaining value, and the prices of property are rising. It is important in our area to do the proper research before listing. 


Find areas to outsource

  • Outsourcing can save you time and money. Depending on the scale of your operation, consider setting up a virtual assistant to handle rental requests or listings. Hiring an experienced property manager or real estate agent in the area who understands local needs can add significant value as well. At Real Property Management Insight, we can take care of all the tasks that come with managing your investment. 


Screen your tenants

  • A bad tenant can cause not only disruptions to other tenants but you massive headaches and wasted time. Background checks are a must to ensure that you are connecting with reliable people. You can also add a pre-screening survey to your rental listings to weed out non-qualified applicants. This can reduce the time spent on emails and phone calls that go nowhere. It is much more important in the long run to have quality tenants over quantity.


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Invest in preventative maintenance

  • Avoid letting your property deteriorate and then fixing it later. Emergency maintenance scenarios frustrate good tenants and are costly mistakes. You could end up paying double on a repair that was preventable with proper care to your property. Take this seriously.


Maintain appropriate levels of inventory

  • If you are renting out a home or managing a bed and breakfast, it can be embarrassing when a guest asks for an item that you do not have. Guests who travel in groups tend to rent homes so that they can cook and eat together in a comfortable setting. Keep the kitchen, and the entire home, stocked with essentials. If you feel like something is missing, reach out to a reputable property management company for help.


With these tips and tricks for managing your rental property, you will be sure to have the most effective outcome. If you are just getting started in the real estate industry, the NRV is a great place to make an investment. At Real Property Management, we can help get you started in your first rental property to avoid first time costly mistakes. Visit us at:


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