Property Management Blog

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...

How Can Landlords Avoid Paying Tenants' Outstanding Utility Bills? | Columbus Property Management Ad...

Mitch Deminski - Friday, May 31, 2019
Property Management Blog
One of the most frustrating things that landlords in Columbus complain about is overdue utility bills being left behind by tenants and ultimately becoming the responsibility of landlords. It’s not fair. The tenants are the individuals using the water, electricity, and gas, and most lease agreements indicate that they are responsible...

Choosing a Good Real Estate Investment in Columbus, OH: What, Where & When

Mitch Deminski - Friday, May 10, 2019
Property Management Blog
As professional property managers in Columbus, we believe in serving our clients throughout every part of the real estate investment process. We do a lot more than collect rent and management maintenance; we also provide local resources and market advice. We like to help investors identify new opportunities and acquire new assets.We&rsqu...

How to Evict a Tenant from Your Property: Columbus Rental Management Tips

Mitch Deminski - Friday, April 26, 2019
Property Management Blog
Evictions should be rare in property management. You should have a tenant screening process in place that ensures you place tenants who are likely to pay rent on time and follow the terms of your lease. At Solutions for Real Estate, we do everything we can to collect rent and keep tenants in place, even when payments fall behind. We are i...

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