Property Management Blog

What Type of Insurance Do Landlords Need to Fully Cover a Columbus Rental?

Mitch Deminski - Friday, June 3, 2022
Property Management Blog
Having someone else live in your investment property comes with its own challenges. When you live in your own home, you are careful and considerate regarding the maintenance of the house. However, tenants may not have the same emotional bond with their rented homes and may treat the house with negligence.In addition, there are several oth...

Definition of a Good Tenant: What Columbus Property Managers Look For

Mitch Deminski - Friday, May 20, 2022
Property Management Blog
As a tenant seeking a good home, it is essential to present yourself in the best way possible. Landlords and property managers always prioritize renters that they think will cause the least trouble. What are the attributes of a good leaseholder though? Here are some characteristics that Columbus real estate managers look for in a good ten...

Real Costs of DIY Property Management in Columbus

Mitch Deminski - Friday, May 6, 2022
Property Management Blog
As a new landlord, you are excited by the prospect of managing your investment property on your own and think that you can manage your tenants by yourself, without any external help. However, as time passes, you start to realize that managing your rental is a demanding task.You have a ton of responsibility and no respite, especially if yo...

Should I Sell or Rent My Columbus Home? | Property Management Education

Mitch Deminski - Friday, April 22, 2022
Property Management Blog
A common dilemma that Columbus property owners often face while moving to a new place is whether to sell their current home for immediate returns or rent it for a relatively lesser, but consistent income. So, which one is the right option? Do you rent it or sell it?The answer is not a simple yes or no and it differs from homeowner to home...

Source of Income as a Protected Class & What It Means for Columbus Property Managers

Mitch Deminski - Friday, April 8, 2022
Property Management Blog
The City of Columbus has been talking about source of income and how it may be considered a protected class when renting out a property. This is widely applied to Section 8 tenants and people who have housing vouchers when they cannot afford rent on their own. However, it’s not only Section 8. When you think about someone who earns ...

What Do Columbus Property Managers Need to Know About Fair Housing

Mitch Deminski - Friday, March 25, 2022
Property Management Blog
Fair housing laws are not only strict; they’re also always changing. Most of the landlords and rental property owners we work with would never intentionally discriminate against a tenant or a prospective tenant. However, it’s easy to make an unintentional mistake that can get you into expensive legal trouble. Fair housing...

Is Remote Real Estate Investing a Good Idea? | Columbus Investment Guide

Mitch Deminski - Friday, March 11, 2022
Property Management Blog
Location is one of the most important considerations when investing in real estate. These days, remote property investment has started getting a lot of traction, with more and more people investing in far-off properties, based on their requirements and choices.Is investing in remote real estate really a good idea though? Many say tha...

Multifamily On-Site Managers: Handbook for Columbus Property Investors

Mitch Deminski - Friday, February 25, 2022
Property Management Blog
Hiring a manager for your Columbus rental property is always a good decision. The question is, should you hire an on-site agent or is an off-site manager good enough?According to a standard rule of thumb, if you own up to a dozen single-family units, you may not need to hire an on-site person. However, if you own a large asset with 70 to ...

The Number 1 Reason Columbus Rental Owners Fire Property Managers

Mitch Deminski - Friday, February 11, 2022
Property Management Blog
Rental owners hire property managers since they make the investor’s life easy by managing the rental unit on their behalf. However, in some situations, owners lose the willingness to continue working with their Columbus property management company and end up firing them. Based on extensive feedback from investment rental owners and ...

Is a Home Warranty for Your Columbus Rental Home Worth It?

Mitch Deminski - Friday, January 28, 2022
Property Management Blog
Home warranties are popularly sold as a necessity in the modern rental market. In reality, however, while the home sellers press to include home warranties, professional Columbus property managers have serious concerns about them. If you are a prospective property investor in Columbus, you need to understand the issues that come along wit...

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