Farmington Property Management Blog

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Who Should Handle Your Rental Property Maintenance? Advice for Landlords in Farmington, NM

We’re talking about the importance of rental property maintenance, which is a big factor for our tenants and our owners as well. You want to keep your home well maintained, with repairs done quickly, correctly, and efficiently. Your property management company will either use in-house maintenance personnel or third-party vendors. We prefer third-party vendors for a number of reasons, but we’ll take a look at both options.   Read More »

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

How Much Should I Rent My House For? Farmington Property Management Dos and Don'ts

With your investment property, you want to price to rent because that rental rate is going to be very important to your vacancy time. Vacancy is the period where you’re not making any money. Every week that your property is vacant eats up 2 percent of your annual income on that property. So, a full month that’s vacant means you’re down 8 percent. That vacancy period may be due to not having the correct market rent established for your property.    Read More »

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

How to Collect When Your Tenant is Late on Rent | Farmington Property Management Advice

It’s important to have a consistent rent collection policy in place so tenants know what to expect from you if rent is late. If a tenant is late on rent, you need to act immediately. Today, we’re sharing our process for how to collect rent and, if necessary, evict a nonpaying tenant.   Read More »

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Winterizing Your Home | A Guide for Rental Property Owners in Farmington, NM

We have arrived in the winter season. The cold weather has come, so we’re providing a few tips that will protect your house from freezing. We’ve also got some energy efficient tips that will help you conserve energy and make sure the property stays warm during the winter.   Read More »

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Help for Landlords with Bad Tenants | Farmington Property Management Education

Dealing with difficult tenants is often part of renting your home, and it can be a challenge. Things can escalate and it’s especially hard when they become angry or upset about some of the issues they encounter. There are good and bad ways to handle difficult tenants, and we want to share some of the things that work well for us. These are some of the ways we would provide help for landlords with bad tenants.    Read More »

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Best Move Out Inspection Checklist for Landlords in Farmington, NM

There are a few best practices to follow when you’re moving tenants out of a rental property. Today, we’re sharing those with you.  Read More »

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

How to Get a Security Deposit Back | Farmington Property Management Advice

One of our most popular questions that tenants always ask is – how do I get my deposit back? We have some easy ideas for how tenants can maximize the possibility that they will get their full security deposit back.   Read More »

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Issues Renting Your Home? Here are 5 Tips for Farmington Property Management

If your house is not renting, you will face a long and expensive vacancy period. There are a few things we always recommend that will get houses moving faster.   Read More »

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Security Deposit Rules of Thumb – Handling Refunds and Disputes for Your Farmington Rental Property

Security deposits are regulated by law for landlords, so it’s important that you understand the requirements and comply with the deadlines and timelines. There are a few things to think about when you’re collecting security deposits at the beginning of a lease and returning the deposits at the end of a lease.   Read More »

Thursday, June 02, 2016

How to Master a Successful Landlord/Tenant Relationship – Property Management in Farmington, NM

As a landlord, developing and maintaining a successful relationship with your tenant will have a major impact on the success of your rental property. You want to be professional and respectful, but not too friendly. Follow these tips to balance your landlord/tenant relationship and keep the performance of your property a priority.  Read More »

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