Landlord

Best Incentives to Provide Tenants

Since 2010, multifamily-type housing construction has grown dramatically, which greatly increased renters’ living options. With more units available, the rental market has become increasingly more competitive and property managers and landlords must work harder than ever to make their apartments more appealing to residents. Consider the following tips when thinking about offering incentives to finding…

Managing Your Properties Remotely

When it comes to property management, landlords can often face the issue of whether to hire a property manager or to try self-management remotely. For some, the job at hand may sound daunting, so ManageCasa is shedding some light into the realities of remote property management, and tips for successfully leasing and management your remote…

2017 Housing Market Trends

2017 has already hit the ground running in politics, which has already impacted the markets, and as the year progresses, will have great impact on domestic and international policies and industries. We bring to you XXX factors that we anticipate will shape the housing market in 2017. 1. Interest Rates Hikes The Federal Reserve has…

Essential Tips for Home Inspections

Home Inspections are a mainly visual examination of a home’s condition, usually conducted for a sale and purchase of a home. They are done by certified home inspectors to determine the performance of a home and to help potential new homeowners understand the in’s and out’s of the property. They also prepare a written report…

Get on that Nice List – Tips around the Holidays for Property Managers and Landlords

The end of the year is a busy time for many people, but can be an eerily quiet time for property managers and landlords with typical year-end vacancies. Leasing rates between November and December area extremely low for even high-profile properties. This slow-down is known as part of the business cycle, but if you are…

Record Keeping for Landlords 101

Recordkeeping 101 for Landlords

With good record-keeping practice, landlords can greatly reduce taxable income due to getting deductions for rental activities. ManageCasa takes you through exactly what records a landlord needs. Records to Keep: For local landlords who don’t have a separate business entity nor employees, you need two types of records for tax purposes which are 1.) a record…

Pet Policy Tips for Landlords

Allowing tenants to bring pets will broaden your tenant pool and can also lower pet turnover. Downsides include risks, such as damage to property or injury to neighbors. Make your pets policy clear to future tenants. Use the various options outlined below and choose which policies you would want for your tenants on pets. Option…