Property Management Blog

How To Be a Long Distance Landlord

System - Friday, September 1, 2023
Property Management Blog

Ever considered managing your rental property from a different city, state, or even country? Navigating the world of real estate as a landlord can be challenging enough when you're local, but add in extra miles, and the task can seem daunting. 

However, being a successful long-distance landlord is mor...

How to Write a Good Property Listing

System - Friday, September 1, 2023
Property Management Blog

Crafting an effective real property listing is a crucial skill that can make all the difference in successfully selling or renting out a property. A well-written listing can attract potential buyers, provide essential property details, and highlight the unique features that make your property stand out, minimizing your

What to do With a Tenant's Possessions After an Eviction?

System - Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Property Management Blog

Once you’ve evicted a renter from your rental home, that doesn’t mean your difficulties with them are over. There may still be belongings left by the renter in your rental space. You may want to simply discard them but this is a matter to handle carefully since there are financial consequences.

As ...

Essential Tips for First-Time Landlords

Tim Melton - Friday, July 21, 2023
Property Management Blog

First-time landlords face a lot of hurdles, but these tasks are repetitive and get easier to manage after some time. As a new landlord, whether part-time or full-time, maintain an open mind and apply the best practices. When you’re consiste...

Rental Property Marketing Mistakes

SGI Staff - Wednesday, June 21, 2023
Property Management Blog

Navigating the world of rental property marketing can often feel overwhelming. Whether you're just dipping your toes into the property rental business or are a seasoned landlord looking to refine your tactics, we've got you covered. 

This article aims to guide you through the most common marketing...

Best Ways to Communicate With Tenants: Email, Text, or Call?

SGI Staff - Wednesday, June 21, 2023
Property Management Blog

The key to a stress-free tenancy is to maintain a good relationship with your renters. Keeping open lines of communication can help you prevent conflicts and misunderstandings, set clear expectations for renters, and improve your tenant’s experience. 

In the long run, this will mean

How to Transition from Part-Time to Full-Time Landlord

SGI Staff - Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Property Management Blog

Are you ready to take your part-time self-property management gig to the next level? Transitioning to being a full-time landlord can be a challenging process, but it can be seamless with the right tools and strategies. As your property portfolio grows, so do the responsibilities and challenges that come with it.

Rental Documents Landlords Need

SGI Staff - Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Property Management Blog

Renting out a property can be a lucrative investment for property owners. It also comes with its fair share of responsibilities.

As a landlord, you have a duty to provide your tenants with a safe and comfortable living space while protecting your property and financial interests. To achieve this, it’s important to have the...

Best Ways of Retaining a Tenant

SGI Staff - Monday, April 24, 2023
Property Management Blog

For property owners, retaining tenants is crucial to maintain a profitable and successful rental property. Tenant turnover can be costly in terms of time and money, as property owners must invest resources in finding and screening new tenants. 

It’s therefore important for property owners to impleme...

What Landlords Should Know About Move-Out Letters

SGI Staff - Monday, April 24, 2023
Property Management Blog

Being a landlord isn't all about the sweet income. It can be difficult sometimes, especially when it comes to removing a tenant from your premises. As part of the process, you’ll be required to write a move-out letter asking your tenant to vacate the premises. 

While you might be tempted to fore...


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