Property Management Blog

Arizona Fair Housing Act: an Overview

System - Monday, May 30, 2022
Property Management Blog

The Fair Housing Act is also known as Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968. It’s a federal law that bans all forms of housing discrimination when it comes to sale, renting, mortgage lending, and home selling on the basis of certain protected classes.

The Fair Housing Act was passed by Congress and ...

How to Rent Out Your House in Phoenix

System - Friday, April 29, 2022
Property Management Blog

There is more to being a landlord than just cashing rent checks every month. As a landlord in Phoenix, there’s a formula you must follow in order to rent out your home successfully. 

The following are some of the things that you must do. 

1. Cultivate a good relationship with y...

What exactly is “Normal Wear and Tear”?

SGI Staff - Thursday, March 24, 2022
Property Management Blog

The phrase “normal wear and tear” is commonly used in real estate to describe the damage that occurs in the everyday use of a property or appliance. 

This form of depreciation normally occurs when a tenant moves into the premises and it may be described as expected property damage. 

But normal wear and...

Replacing Windows in a Rental Property Tips and Tricks

System - Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Property Management Blog

As a landlord, you want your rental property to look appealing. You want your tenants to stick around and not look for another place to rent because of your windows. Broken, rotten, or leaky windows are a health hazard and a red flag for anyone looking to rent a unit.

Top Tenant Complaints and How to Solve Them

System - Thursday, February 24, 2022
Property Management Blog

Dealing with complaints from your tenants is something everyone who manages a property will have to do at some point – landlords included. So, it’s best to prepare yourself for the inevitable.

To solidify your tenant retention strategy, you need to have a sound and efficient plan to resolve tenant ...

Glass Standards in Rental Properties

System - Friday, February 4, 2022
Property Management Blog

There is glass almost everywhere in your rental property: the windows, doors, bathroom, and maybe stairs. Accidents happen in rental properties; people slip and fall, and sometimes objects get thrown around. 

When accidents happen and glass breaks, shards of glass can scatter inside the home and pose a risk of injury to the ...

Squatting Laws in Arizona - An Overview

System - Monday, January 31, 2022
Property Management Blog

Do Squatters in Arizona Have Rights?

Yes, like in all other US states, Arizona squatters do have certain rights by law. Basically, a squatter may be able to legally acquire the property they are squatting on if they meet a certain set of conditions. 

Upon meeting those conditions, the sq...

Reasons to Invest in Phoenix Real Estate

System - Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Property Management Blog

Are you looking to invest in Phoenix, Arizona real estate?

Deciding to invest in real estate can help you gain a steady and reliable stream of income. Over time, you can e...

Best Areas to Invest in Phoenix

System - Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Property Management Blog

Phoenix, Arizona real estate is hot right now! The metro area is experiencing double-digit growth and a high price-to-rent ratio. So, if you are considering investing in Phoenix real estate...

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...

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