Property Management Blog

No More Knocking Doors! 5 Rent Collection Methods

System - Thursday, June 22, 2017

Still knocking doors to collect rent? Here are just a few methods to try out if you're having a hard time or spending too much time collecting.

Security Deposit Super-Tips: Keep All Your Money!

System - Thursday, June 15, 2017

Stained carpet: -$156, nail holes: -$48, your-last-name-sounds-weird-fee: -$24, it's-Wednesday: $...

Sometimes it seems impossible to get your security deposit back when you move from a rental and the deductions don't make any sense! Here are some secret tips from a landlord about how we process deposits and ways you can hack the system!

Know How To Shut Off Your GAS, WATER, or ELECTRICITY?

System - Thursday, June 8, 2017

If a gas pipe broke in your home would you know how to contain the deadly fumes? What about if there was a flood from a broken water pipe inside your walls?

Many people don't know where their utilities shut-offs are for emergency situations. Do you?

How To Hack Broken Blinds In 60 Seconds!

System - Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Ever seen vertical blinds that look like their teeth were punched out? Missing blinds are a huge pet peeve of mine so I developed this easy hack to fix the problem in 2 seconds and all you need is a hole punch and a pair of scissors!

Smoke detectors: "What's the red wire for?"

System - Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Smoke detectors have saved millions of lives and it's important to have one in your home. It's equally important to have smoke detectors in your rentals because, in many cases, you would be held liable for death or injury of a tenant! Who wants that on their conscience? Better to just install a new detector.

Turnover tips

System - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

A huge cash sinkhole for landlords is turnover. Oftentimes the landlord absorbs the costs of repairs to bring the property back up to standard and it can take a long time to rent again if there isn't a quick process. Here are 3 tips from my own experience that really speed up the process and save lots of money!

Talking 'bout toilets

System - Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tips for the less-than-handy person who sits on a toilet...which is most everyone. Learn how to stop a flood, fix constantly running toilets, identify issues, and flush like a pro! Bet you can't count how many times I say "toilet"!

60 Seconds on Security Deposits

System - Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Tenants, learn when you'll get your deposit back, and landlords, learn a couple of Utah-specific legal tips. All in 60 seconds (...or so)! Be sure and like the page or you'll miss the weekly tips and tricks of the trade. -Coldwell Banker Premier of Southern Utah

Stinkin' garage door! How not to be frustrated...

System - Wednesday, April 5, 2017

I get a lot of service calls but none are more satisfying than when I just have to flick a leaf out of the way or plug the dryer back in. Rather than going "Machiavelli" on your garage door or hiring someone for $50, try these 5 easy tricks first.

Don't have a rental business license? $1,000 daily fine in St. George!

System - Monday, March 27, 2017

St. George city requires all rental owners to have a rental business license. If you don't have one there are some pretty steep consequences, too! This video will help you stay safe and without any fines!

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