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Fort Myers Investment Property Seasonal or Annual Rental

Recently, someone came to me and asked whether they should turn their investment property into an annual rental or a seasonal rental. Generally speaking, unless you are planning to use the property yourself at some point during the year, it makes more financial sense to always go with annual rentals. There are several reasons why. […]

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What to Charge for Rent in Cape Coral and Why

In an earlier blog, we talked about what it takes to rent out a property quickly. One of the most important elements is to set a rental price that is consistent with the market. Today, we are talking a little bit more about what you should charge for your rental in Cape Coral or Fort […]

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Tenant Screening and Fair Housing in Fort Myers

When we talk about tenant screening, most people think it means trying to figure out whether a tenant can afford a property. That is certainly a key element, but there is so much more that goes into tenant screening. For instance, fair housing is a very important part of a screening process. Sometimes, a landlord […]

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Property Maintenance Costs: Who Pays for the Pool and Lawn?

Many landlords wonder who pays for the property maintenance costs. The Florida Landlord and Tenant Act address some of these questions, but some circumstances will need to be covered in your lease. For example, the Landlord and Tenant Act talks about pest control. In a single family home, the resident or the tenant normally pays […]

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Why Should I Hire a Property Manager in Fort Myers?

Many rental property owners wonder if there is any point in hiring a professional property manager. Some of you might think it would be better to just do it yourself. There are two very simple reasons for why you should hire a property manager, and those reasons are focus and money. Focus A professional property […]

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Marketing Rental Property in Fort Myers and Cape Coral

When we talk about marketing rental property, there are three different perspectives to consider. You can market as a landlord, a real estate agent or a property manager. What you need to remember is that a real estate agent can do all the marketing that a landlord can do and a property manager can do […]

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Property Management Fees Costs Fort Myers

When you consider and compare property management fees and costs, it is important to understand that what most people are really looking for is value. You want value in terms of the quality of service you get and the amount you pay for property management services. It’s interesting that one out of every two calls […]

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Fort Myers Property Management How-to: Property Inspections and Access

Our clients and other landlords are always asking about their rights to go and see their rental properties. They want to check on the place and make sure there is no damage, which is understandable. However, what you need to understand – and what many landlords don’t understand – is that when you sign a […]

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Rental Agreements in Fort Myers

Today, our topic is rental agreements and where to get them. I am not an attorney, but I have worked in property management for the last 20 years, and leases are part of my daily work. You have to remember that the lease is in place for two simple reasons: to protect the tenants and […]

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How to Rent your Property Faster by a Fort Myers Property Manager

Very often, rental property owners have a difficult time understanding that what tenants want is value. They want value for what they pay for their homes. One way to rent property faster is by taking care of your home on the outside and the inside. We like to stage our properties so that the perceived […]

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