You’ve been searching for ages for the perfect rental property to move into. You’ve spent dozens of hours online scrolling through listings. You’ve spent nights and weekends traipsing through property after property. All of a sudden, a beacon of light! You’ve just found a great property you’d love to have. After every other property you’ve looked at, virtually or in person, this is the one that checks all of the boxes for you. (more…)
Fall is here which means it’s time to tackle your chore list for the season. The mild temperatures offer ideal conditions for much of the work that is needed on the exterior of your home. You’ll be glad you took the time to do it now so when that harsh winter weather sets in, you will have peace of mind that your home is ready for whatever mother nature has up her sleeve. As a property management company, we thought it prudent to provide notes about which of these chores is typically a tenant responsibility vs. a landlord responsibility. Always check your lease if you are unsure.
The millennial generation’s comfort with home ownership is precarious. It’s a generation raised during times of great economic recession and the collapse of the housing market. Having seen how their parents and our nation were affected, they hesitate to jump into home ownership. This means the pool of prospective tenants is highly weighted with millennials. They appreciate the affordability, flexibility, and proximity that renting can offer, but they have high expectations, and it makes sense to appeal to their needs. Here’s how to take advantage…
At Peake Management, our knowledgeable property managers are ready and willing to help with your maintenance concerns (urgent or otherwise) Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm. But what about issues that pop up at 5:02 pm on a Friday? Luckily, Peake is equipped with an after-hours emergency service line for just that situation! But…not so fast…the emergency line is for select service calls.
Not sure how to tell if your issue would fall into the “select” service calls category?
Autumn brings crisp air, warm cider, pumpkin flavored…well…everything, hay rides, foliage and yup…CHORES! There are lots of things that need to be taken care of in the fall to prepare for the long winter ahead. Of all the tasks on your to-do-list, these three are critical… (more…)
Renting a home has lots of benefits. Among them are geographic flexibility, limited liability when appliances break and no property taxes. But things tend to get contentious when disbursement of the security deposit is on the table. We’ve created a list of tasks that tenants should consider in order to avoid those unexpected charges from their security deposit.