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How Proper Paperwork and Rental Agreements Protect You and Your Columbus Property

Mitch Deminski - Thursday, September 28, 2017

If you’re managing a rental property by yourself, there are some forms and pieces of paperwork you’ll need. We have amassed large files of paperwork through the years because we feel every tenant should sign certain documents to protect you and our property management team. Today, we’re telling you a little about what we have the tenants sign.  Read More

How to Advertise Rental Property and Where – for Columbus, OH Investors

Mitch Deminski - Saturday, September 09, 2017

When you think about how to advertise rental property, you need to remember that people these days are shopping online for goods and services. If they don’t find what they want or get their questions answered, they’ll move on quickly. Today, we’re addressing some questions we commonly get from owners about how and where to advertise.  Read More

How to Increase the Value of Your Columbus Rental Property | Columbus Property Management

Mitch Deminski - Friday, August 18, 2017

When you want to increase rental income, there are several things you can do to attract better tenants and ask for higher rents. At Solutions Real Estate we are your eyes and ears on your property, and if we can increase your asset value, that’s what we want to do.  Read More

How Long Will It Take to Rent My Columbus Rental Property?

Mitch Deminski - Friday, July 14, 2017

New investors want to know how long it will take to rent out their property. It’s a common question, and an important one. Longer vacancy times will result in less ROI and a more expensive property, and that’s not the goal of owning a rental home. There are a couple of things that go into the amount of time your property will likely spend on the market.  Read More

Ohio Rental Laws for Landlords | Columbus Property Management Education

Mitch Deminski - Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Every state basically has landlord and tenant laws that you should be familiar with, even if you have a property manager. They cover 95 percent of what the obligations are from each party; the tenant and the landlord. In central Ohio, there are a few specific rental laws that need to be addressed with owners.   Read More

What Does a Columbus Property Management Company Do?

Mitch Deminski - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Does the property manager decide what improvements to make between tenants?

Mitch Deminski - Saturday, May 13, 2017

As an investor considering using a property management service in Columbus, OH, you might be wondering about whether you will have to give up total control of your unit or home.  Read More

How Much Can I Charge for Rent in Columbus, OH

Mitch Deminski - Saturday, April 22, 2017

In my nearly 20 years in the Columbus property management and real estate business, one of the most common questions I hear from potential investors is: How much can I get for my rental? When people call me, that’s one of the first things they ask.  Read More

How to Be a Landlord: Beginner’s Guide to Real Estate Investing in Columbus, OH

Mitch Deminski - Saturday, April 08, 2017

So, you want to be a real estate investor. That’s great. The real question is: do you want to be a landlord? Because, when you buy investment property, you need to know how to be a landlord. Some people think they can buy a property, and the cash just starts rolling in. But, you are starting a business and you have to treat it as such.  Read More

How to Screen Tenants | Property Management Advice in Columbus, OH

Mitch Deminski - Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Qualifying tenants and finding a good renter is an important part of being a landlord. Today, we’re providing Columbus property management advice on your screening process. In an ideal world, you will find someone who pays rent on time, can afford the place, takes care of the property, commits no crimes while living there, doesn’t bother the neighbors, doesn’t have animals, doesn’t smoke, stays for 10 years, and never calls for repair work. That’s rare, but we’ll get as close as we can to finding that ideal tenant.  Read More

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