First Time Managing Your Own Rental Property? Avoid These 7 Rookie Mistakes

It seems pretty easy. You buy a property, make sure the appliances work, slap on some paint and boom—you’re in business.  The thing is… being a landlord IS a business. Just as you’d approach your day job like a professional, you should approach renting to tenants like one. But everyone is a new landlord at some point, and mistakes are …

Breaking Your Rental Agreement: What You Need To Know

breaking your rental agreement

A person who is their own lawyer… has a fool for a client. ~Proverb We are all engaged in some type of contractually binding agreement. We enter into agreements for utilities, our mobile devices, cable, insurance, data… and the list goes on. We get charged late fees, early termination fees and processing fees (whatever those are). All written in the …

Airbnb: Does The New Kid On The Block Present An Investment Opportunity?

Airbnb

Historically, residential investment properties consisted of three types: long term rentals, vacation rentals, and flipping a house. But there’s a new kid on the block, and its name is Airbnb. A 2008 start-up company based out of California, Airbnb hosts a website and app that are user-friendly both for homeowners to advertise on and customers to search for short-term rentals. …

Updated Apartments Available March 1

Gaskill Realty is pleased to announce that we will have 11 newly-available updated apartments for rent starting March 1, 2019. Located at 1610 Glenwood Avenue, the apartment homes are set back from the main road for less road noise and more tranquility. Less than one block from Five Points, this desirable location grants easy access to Glenwood South, Wade Avenue, …

5 Things to Look for in a Property Manager

Self-Management versus Property Management Before you look for a property manager, you need to decide if you actually need a property manager. While the basic formula of your income minus your expenses equals your profits, it’s a little too basic when deciding if you need a property management company. While it might seem black and white that the less expenses …