As a Landlord, Jacksonville Property Management Starts with a Few Key Steps

By Green River Property Management | August 29, 2019

Don't Fear Your Investment—Conquer It!

The Jacksonville area is a great one for potential real-estate investors: the Jacksonville metro area has grown by about 20% in the past decade, and the region continues to see growth each year of about 2%. Job growth is predicted to be strong in the years to come. If you’ve found that you’re interested in getting into real-estate investment—or if you’ve become a landlord unexpectedly—you’ve made a sound investment decision. 

Your first few months as a landlord can be challenging or even a little frightening; you might have seen other landlords who seem to have things handled with confidence and wonder "How?" They were once in your shoes, and much of that confidence has been hard-earned! Here are a few things to consider to bring that kind of confidence into your own investment property.

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A Jacksonville FL Property Manager Knows How to Handle Challenging Tenants

By Green River Property Management | August 15, 2019

Good Tenants Gone Bad: A Landlord's Nightmare

Everyone's heard the old story about how a frog tossed into a pot of boiling water will immediately try to escape, while a frog placed in a pot of lukewarm water slowly brought to a boil will remain oblivious to the end. This story may sound a little bit familiar to you as a Jacksonville area landlord: you’ve no doubt encountered more than your share of tenants that are like that pot of boiling water. You take one look and want to escape right away—but it can be harder to know what to do with tenants that start as ideal renters that slowly raise the heat.

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An Expert Property Manager Weighs in on Evictions in Jacksonville FL

By Green River Property Management | August 8, 2019

Safeguarding Your Investment with Tenant Replacement

Whether you are new to real estate investment or you’ve been at it for a while, you’ll no doubt find that tenant problems are some of your most frustrating. You’ll likely encounter weather-related property damage or maintenance issues, but these won’t come with the same personal touch that problematic tenants will bring to your experience as a landlord. These issues may be something you can resolve relatively quickly, but you may also find yourself in a worst-case scenario where you’ve decided that a problem has become severe enough that eviction is your only recourse. 

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Forget Luck! Here's How to Find the Best Property Managers in Jacksonville

By Green River Property Management | July 25, 2019

If you’re a Jacksonville area landlord who is looking to go a little more hands-off with your properties, you may have a few good reasons. Maybe you’re a freshly-minted landlord who finds yourself a little overwhelmed with everything you're expected to manage—perhaps you’re a veteran in the industry who has reached a tipping point with the number of properties you own, and you can’t do it all yourself anymore. Maybe you own a couple of properties and are just tired of doing the work yourself. In all of these cases and more, reaching out to a good property management company can help you tackle it all! That task can be a little harder than it seems—you may be asking yourself how you can find the best property management company in the Jacksonville area. Read on for some helpful ideas.

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Fun in the Sun: Jacksonville, FL Properties Are a "Hot" Investment!

By Green River Property Management | July 18, 2019

Whether you're a new transplant, a long-time resident, or an outside investor and you're looking around the Jacksonville area for your next investment property, you've made a smart decision! As one of the more appealing real estate markets in the country right now, the Jacksonville area is a great place to invest for many reasons—don't miss out on the opportunity to own your slice of sunshine! Here are five good reasons why you should consider the Jacksonville area for your next investment.

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Saying "Farewell" to Troublesome Tenants—the Right Way

By Green River Property Management | July 11, 2019

As a Jacksonville area landlord, you are no doubt going to run into some common challenges that every landlord faces at some point in their investment careers. Maintenance problems, damage to your properties, or tenants that don’t quite get the memo are some of the more basic issues you might encounter. If you run into enough trouble with tenants, you may also have to face the unfortunate scenario of deciding to evict them from your property. Eviction can be a challenging process as both a personal conflict and a legal challenge; you’ll want to take specific steps to be sure that you handle the proceedings correctly and document everything—or the situation could get ugly.

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Property Management: Making Your Second Smartest Investment

By Green River Property Management | July 4, 2019

Whether you're a long time landlord and real-estate investor or you've just closed on your first investment property, the same goal likely drives you: you want to make a smart investment that will earn you money in the long run. You may have previously hired or considered hiring a property manager to help you with your investment—if you haven't, you may be missing out! Here are some of the reasons why it may be worth looking for a property management company in the Jacksonville area as a second smart investment.

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Vital Tips and Tricks Every Landlord Should Know

By Green River Property Management | June 27, 2019

As a landlord in the Jacksonville area, you know it isn’t always an easy way to make a living. The job comes with several challenges which you’ll encounter whether you’ve just stepped into the game or you’ve been a landlord for years.

Regardless of how long you’ve been at it, there is always something new to learn. Here a few simple tips and tricks that you can put into practice now to make your job easier and more rewarding!

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Beat the Heat: The Essential Summer Landlord Checklist

By Green River Property Management | June 20, 2019

Summer is fast approaching, and a Florida summer brings its own set of challenges. As a landlord in the Greater Jacksonville area, you’ll need to prepare for some summertime property maintenance pitfalls.

Heat, humidity, and a range of pests might have you a little anxious about this season, but don’t sweat it! We’ll provide you with a helpful list of things to think about when preparing your property for summer.

Beat The Heat
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Home Makeover: The Best Rental Upgrades in Jacksonville

By Green River Property Management | June 13, 2019

As a property owner in Jacksonville, are you doing everything you can to maximize the appeal of your rental? Are you considering what your property has to offer and wondering how to make it more marketable?

You may be thinking that to upgrade your property, nothing short of a major remodel will do, and you want to stay with the bounds of your market. However, there are some updates you can do easily to help your property reach its true potential!

Here are few ideas to consider that won’t cost you much over time and can help take your rental to the next level. We’ll start high and bring the price down as we go!

Stepping up your game
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