Property Management Blog

Top Tips When Buying Investment Property in Phoenix

Tim Melton - Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Property Management Blog

Are you looking to buy investment property in Phoenix, Arizona?

Phoenix has grown to become one of the top real estate markets in the country. Also referred to as the Valley of the Sun, the city holds the status of being the most populated in Arizona and holds a strong demand for housing.

Phoenix is so popular thanks to the...

Breaking a Lease in Phoenix, Arizona- know the laws

SGI Staff - Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Property Management Blog

The majority of tenants who sign a lease intend to stay during the entire length of their lease.

However, a tenant could have many reasons to break a lease in Arizona

A Guide to the Eviction Process in Phoenix, Arizona

Tim Melton - Thursday, September 23, 2021
Property Management Blog

Wondering how to evict someone in Arizona?

Tenants in Arizona, just like their renters in other states, have a responsibility to uphold the terms of the lease agreement. 

This means paying rent on time, caring for the unit, and abiding by all terms of the lease agreement. 

Unfortunately, this isn't alway...

Arizona Security Deposit Laws

SGI Staff - Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Property Management Blog

As an Arizona landlord, charging a security deposit is a great idea. It’s meant to protect you against financial losses associated with renting out a rental property. For instance, if a tenant fails to pay their rent, or if they cause damage exceeding normal wear and tear, you can use the security deposit to cover your losses.

Arizona Rental Laws - An overview of Landlord Tenant Rights in Phoenix

SGI Staff - Thursday, July 22, 2021
Property Management Blog

Landlord-tenant laws help protect both parties involved in a lease or rental agreement. In Arizona, these laws are outlined in the Arizona Landlord-Tenant Act. 

After a tenant signs the lease, they are automatically granted certain rights. For example, the right to habitable dwelling, the right to fair treatment, and the rig...

What is "Implied Covenant of Quiet Enjoyment"?

Tim Melton - Friday, June 25, 2021
Property Management Blog


In the U.S., all tenants have a right to quiet enjoyment of their rented premises. Under an implied covenant or warranty, all lease agreements should include a statement regarding a tenant’s right to quiet enjoyment. 

In other words, a tenant has a right to enjoy their rented premises without the landlord&rs...

Maintenance Tips for Your Rental Properties

SGI Staff - Monday, May 17, 2021
Property Management Blog


As a property owner, property maintenance is one of your most important responsibilities. 

Maintaining your units will allow you to experience plenty of benefits, such as detecting minor issues early and maintaining your property’s value. 

Maintenance is also super important because, as a landlord...

How to Attract & Retain Long-Term Tenants

SGI Staff - Thursday, April 22, 2021
Property Management Blog


There are many advantages of having long-term renters in your rental property. For instance, these types of renters tend to pay their rent on time and don’t cause property damage. As a landlord, this should be your goal. However, if you’ve gone through frequent turnovers, don’t feel hopeless. Attracting and...

Tips to Keep Your Rental (and Investment) Safe

SGI Staff - Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Property Management Blog


One of the best things you can give your renters is the feeling of safety. No matter how luxurious your rental space is, nobody will rent it if they don’t feel secure. Even if the rent price is incredibly low, people won’t trade their feeling of safety.

While making safety improvem...

How to Keep Renters Happy

SGI Staff - Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Property Management Blog


As a property owner, you want to make sure that your tenants are happy to be living in your property. A happy tenant is more likely to renew their lease year after year.

But, the question is: how can you make a tenant happy? Well, luckily for you,