Property Management Blog

Columbus Rental Property Maintenance Checklist: Guide to Prevent Costly Emergency Repairs

Mitch Deminski - Friday, August 21, 2020
Property Management Blog
Most owners know that move-in and move-out inspections are essential for documenting the condition of their investment property. However, by conducting at least one annual assessment while the tenant is in place, you’re taking an extra step to protect the value of your home, enforce your lease agreement, and look for unreported or d...

Renovations and Upgrades that will Maximize Your Rental Income | Columbus Property Management Tips

Mitch Deminski - Friday, July 24, 2020
Property Management Blog
Most real estate investors don’t want to spend thousands of dollars completely renovating their Columbus rental properties. You don’t have to. However, you do have to offer a clean and well-maintained home, otherwise your vacancy days are going to get longer and you’re not going to attract the best residents. W...

Owner Communication: What Should a Property Investor Expect from their Columbus Property Manager?

Mitch Deminski - Friday, October 25, 2019
Property Management Blog
Communication between owners and property managers is essential, and the most common complaint we hear from clients who come to us from other property management companies is that they weren’t receiving good communication from their management team.Every owner is different. Some want to receiving a lot of communication and others o...

Do You Know the Biggest Factor to a Good Return on Your Columbus Real Estate Investment?

Mitch Deminski - Friday, October 11, 2019
Property Management Blog
There are a lot of factors that impact an investor’s return on investment (ROI), but the one thing that really makes a difference is the tenant’s length of stay. When a Columbus rental property is vacant or suddenly empty, your costs increase. Not only are you losing rental income, you are also paying for utilities, lawn care...

What Can I Do to Get My Columbus Investment Property Rent-Ready Quickly?

Mitch Deminski - Friday, August 23, 2019
Property Management Blog
Preparing your property for the rental market is an essential first step in renting it out to qualified tenants. You’ll need to conduct an inspection to see what shape the property is in. Make a list of the work that needs to be done, complete that work, and then do another thorough inspection.Once the property is clean, empty, and ...

Best Ways to Pre-Screen Tenants for Your Columbus Rental Property

Mitch Deminski - Friday, August 9, 2019
Property Management Blog
When you’re beginning a tenant placement process, remember that time is money. You’ll save yourself a lot of time (and money) by pre-qualifying your potential applicants and avoiding unnecessary headaches.An immediate tenant seems rewarding at first, because it means someone will occupy the property and pay their rent sooner. ...

Lease Renewal Strategies to Maximize Columbus Investment Property Income

Mitch Deminski - Friday, July 26, 2019
Property Management Blog
Lease renewals should ultimately be managed by your professional Columbus property manager, who knows the market trends and can compare rents on a regular basis to ensure you are getting the value you should for your property.An increase in rent is based on the market and should be at least three percent of the current rent. At Solutions ...

Preventative Maintenance is Key to Columbus Rental Property Asset Preservation

Mitch Deminski - Friday, July 12, 2019
Property Management Blog
Preventative maintenance is the key to maintaining your assets. This can include capital projects, trimming trees away from the home, regular filter changes, sealing basements, and updating smoke detectors.If you don’t regularly maintain your Columbus rental property, it will cost you more in the long-term. By maintaining it, you en...

How to Find Good Contractors for Your Columbus Rental Property

Mitch Deminski - Friday, June 28, 2019
Property Management Blog
Investment property owners know that finding good contractors and vendors to work on your rental home is one of the toughest parts of being a landlord.At Solutions for Real Estate, we are always interviewing contractors to add to our preferred vendors list. We look for professionals who are licensed and insured, with great communication s...

Top 10 Questions You Should Ask a Prospective Columbus Property Management Company

Mitch Deminski - Friday, June 14, 2019
Property Management Blog
When you’re looking for professional Columbus property management, it’s important to study a company’s experience, reputation, and dedication to customer service. You should spend time getting to know how a company operates and making sure their values and vision line up with yours.It’s also important to have an in...

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