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How to Choose a Property Manager

How to Choose a Property Manager ~ Southern Residential Leasing If you're in the market for a property manager, then you've probably been doing your research for a while. With so many property management companies in the market, it can be hard to narrow it down. You may be enticed by one company's management agreement, but like the structure of another company. The search doesn't have to be difficult! Read below for our tips on how to choose a p... Read More

Categories: Blog, Property Management

Tags: Business Development, How to Choose a Property Manager, Property Management


Why Are Investment Properties Beneficial?

Why Are Investment Properties Beneficial? ~ Southern Residential Leasing Are you thinking about taking the leap to purchase an additional property? Turning your second home into an investment property takes time, but the return is certainly worth it. You may be wondering, why are investment properties beneficial? Not only do they produce a greater return, but once you get the hang of it, you can also do this with several homes and see the cash b... Read More

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Tags: Investment Properties, March 2019, Property Management, Rental Properties


The Benefits of Being Pet-Friendly

The Benefits of Being Pet-Friendly ~ Southern Residential Leasing These days, we find that more and more renters are likely to have pets. This means they're looking for pet-friendly rentals, and if you aren't pet-friendly, then you increase your chances of having a vacancy. However, we understand pet policies can be tricky. We're here to clear the air about the benefits of being pet-friendly. Fortunately, it's easy to set reasonable pet policies... Read More

Categories: Blog, Property Management

Tags: Accommodating Pets in Your Rental, pet-friendly, Pet-Related Damages Guarantee


Counsel’s Corner ~ Ordinary Wear and Tear

Counsel's Corner ~ Ordinary Wear and Tear ~ Southern Residential Leasing What is “normal or ordinary wear and tear?”  Most leases require tenants to return the property to the landlord in the condition it was delivered, excepting only normal or ordinary wear and tear. The question arises - what is (and what is not) “normal wear and tear?” There is no definitive answer, but instead, it will be a case-by-case factual determination. Ord... Read More

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Tags: Counsel's Corner, Counsel's Corner February 2019


When to Make Upgrades to Your Home

When to Make Upgrades to Your Home ~ Southern Residential Leasing No matter how well your tenants maintain the appliances in your home, they'll have to be replaced at some point. Any savvy owner knows that when a tenant occupies a property for a long time, the appliances will begin to show some wear and tear. It isn't a reflection on your tenant, but simply something that happens over time. Knowing when to make upgrades to your home ensures ... Read More

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Tags: Business Development, February 2019, Property Management, When to Make Upgrades to Your Home


Southern’s Market Information

Southern's Market Information ~ Southern Residential Leasing Southern's year in review is here! Our residential leasing market data for 2018 continues to hold strong. As we reflect on 2018, we're excited to see what 2019 holds for us. Read below for Southern's market information on rental properties in Pensacola, Destin, and Coastal Alabama. If you would like more information about our market data or our rental program, contact us today! ... Read More

Categories: Blog, Property Management

Tags: 2018 Recap, 2018 Year in Review, Market Data, REMAX Southern, Southern Real Estate Sales, Southern Residental Leasing


Winterize Your Lawn Pump ~ The Southern Circular’s Featured Tip of the Month

Winterize Your Lawn Pump ~ The Southern Circular's Featured Tip of the Month Calling all tenants - have you prepared your lawn pump for the winter season yet? This basic tenant responsibility only takes a few minutes. In order to ensure that your lawn pump is working optimally for the spring and summer seasons, now is the time to do so! Water expands when it freezes, and if your pump still has water in it when temperatures drop below freezi... Read More

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Tags: property maintenance, Southern Circular, Winterize Your Lawn Pump


How to Raise the Rent

How to Raise the Rent ~ Southern Residential Leasing For landlords, raising a tenant's rent can be a delicate dance. No one wants to see rent increased, but unfortunately, it's something that has to happen once a lease is up for renewal. Blame this business practice on inflation and expenses ranging from taxes to insurance and repairs. Read below for three easy ways on how to raise the rent and still keep your tenants. Raise the Rent Every Year... Read More

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Tags: How to Raise the Rent, Property Management


Purchasing a Rental Property? Look For These Five Things

Five Things to Look for When Shopping for Rental Properties ~ Southern Residential Leasing When shopping for rental properties, most people think they need to look for one that's pristine from top to bottom. For some business models, this might be great. Others, however, look for problems they can fix that generate a better return on their investment. If you have the time and money, a house that's a fixer-upper can be a goldmine down the road. C... Read More

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Tags: Home Repairs, Long term rentals, Property Management


How Much Cash Flow is Enough?

How Much Cash Flow is Enough? ~ Southern Residential Leasing As a real estate investor, you're most likely familiar with the term "cash flow." When it comes to determining the amount of money coming and going, assessing your entire portfolio is key. Some real estate investors may only need a small amount, while others look to make the highest return. Ask yourself, "how much cash flow is enough?" How much is each property going to cost you? ... Read More

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Tags: Business Development, How Much Cash Flow is Enough, Property Management Services