Property Management Blog

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

How to Perform a Background Check | Tenant Screening Tips for San Antonio Landlords

 
Understanding how to perform a background check on a tenant is a critical part of placing the right tenant in your property. You have to balance the information you collect with all fair housing laws and requirements. It’s essential to have a consistent process in place so that every applicant is treated equally.

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

How to Find the Best San Antonio Property Management Company for You


The best property management companies will work hard to get your business. If you’re looking for someone to manage your rental home in the San Antonio area, take some time to research your options. When you’ve identified a few good prospects, interview them. All owners and properties are different, and you need a management company whose style matches your investment goals.

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Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Best Way to Collect Rent on Time in San Antonio, TX

   

As a rental property owner, your cash flow depends on the consistent collection of rent. The best way to collect rent from tenants is by having a process in place, and to make sure that process is clearly stated in the lease. This will help you avoid late payments and excuses. 

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

5 Reasons to Hire Liberty Management to Help Manage Your San Antonio Rental Property


Liberty Management has been providing high quality rental property management to San Antonio and the surrounding areas for over 30 years. Today, we’re talking about why you should consider working with us when you’re looking at local property management companies.

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Saturday, July 01, 2017

Realizing the Benefits

Many times property owners question property management services because of the fees. Now with a distressed economy, this can become an even bigger question when a difficult market puts investment finances to the test. After quoting our fees to a prospective client, we often hear - you want that much money for just collecting the rent? Of course, there is much more to managing rental property than just collecting the rent, and we are sure that you realize this as well.  Read More »

Saturday, April 01, 2017

Retaining Good Tenants

Property Management is an ever-changing business and to make it a successful venture, ongoing education is a requirement. Knowledge is the key to creative marketing, working with tenants, providing the right documentation, understanding landlord/tenant law, and more.  Read More »

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Setting the Stage

If you list your home with a REALTOR, they would advise you to take certain steps to maximize how your house would show to the public. Their recommendations may include cleaning, landscape clean up, painting, installing new flooring, changing an appliance, and more. In addition, if the house were vacant, they might even recommend renting furniture or accessories to display the home in the best light. Today's market is challenging and it is even more important to maximize how your property would look to buyers.  Read More »

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Tenants Performing Maintenance

Many times tenants offer to perform maintenance on properties. While it may seem to be an excellent idea at the time, promoting thoughts of saving money, and an easy repair - it can lead to many problems.  Read More »

Sunday, January 01, 2017

What Does the Tenant Want Now?

Mold has been around a long time - literally, as long as there have been living organisms. Therefore, it may seem strange that it has become such an important and potentially dangerous issue. However, mention the possibility of the existence of mold to any reputable Property Manager, it gains immediate and urgent attention. The damages awarded by the courts are sometimes in the millions!  Read More »

Thursday, December 01, 2016

What IS Normal Wear and Tear?

If you enter the words normal wear and tear in rental housing, into a search function in the computer, you will be amazed to find hundreds of articles or references on this subject. Many of them are tenants who dispute that the property owner charged them with damage when it was ordinary use of the property.  Read More »