How Landlords Can Avoid Bad Tenants

By Green River Property Management | May 23, 2019

When it comes to finding the right people to occupy your rental properties, all tenants are not the same. 

There are good tenants and bad tenants. How can you find the bad tenants before they cause damage to your property? How can you increase your odds of finding quality tenants every time you search?

It's all about your screening process. Tenant screening can't guarantee an exemplary tenant every time. However, you can create a process that consistently finds good, trustworthy tenants to protect your investment. 

The only thing worse than having an empty property is having a terrible tenant in your rental home. Use these tips to learn how to properly screen tenants for your Jacksonville rental property. 

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How to Set a Profitable Price For Your Rental

By Green River Property Management | May 16, 2019

How much do you want to collect in rent from your property each month? 

That's actually a trick question. 

Setting the correct rental rate for your property isn't about how much you "want" to collect in rent. The right rental price for your property involves much more research than picking a price you might have in mind. 

Deciding on the wrong rental price is one of the biggest mistakes you can make as a landlord. We don't mean to scare you, but it's important to set the right rate so you don't lose money. 

What can you do to make sure your rental rate is the best for your property? We've got some tips to help landlords with this critical part of property management in Jacksonville, FL. 

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How Listing Photos Win or Lose Good Tenants

By Green River Property Management | May 9, 2019

Finding and retaining quality tenants is part of the landlord life. To make the most of your rental properties, work your business to reduce vacancies. Part of the formula for finding great renters is making sure your property listings look and sound attractive for the right tenants. 

Your home's listing photos are the eye-candy that draws in your best tenants. The best property photos can retain a viewer's attention for up to 20 seconds. Bad photos can send a looker scrolling in about two seconds. 

Maybe photography isn't your thing or wasn't a skill you thought you needed for property management in Jacksonville, FL. Don't worry! Check out our best tips for creating better quality listing photos.  

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How to Win Tenants with Your Property Listing

By Green River Property Management | May 2, 2019

When you're a landlord, your rental property's listing is probably one of the most important things you'll ever write. 

How you describe your property can attract—or repel—quality tenants

You could have the most beautiful house on the street. It's packed with desirable amenities. The house is every renter's dream home. 

But if you fail to describe it in a way that catches the attention of an excellent tenant, your home will sit empty. An empty property means you're losing money. 

An effective property listing for your Jacksonville area home doesn't have to stress you out. Today we'll walk through what makes a property listing that works. 

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Take the Stress out of Resolving Reasonable Accommodations

By Green River Property Management | April 25, 2019

Do you get nervous when a tenant requests an accommodation for a disability? There's no need to fear this situation! 

When a tenant requests an accommodation for a disability, you have options. 

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Can't-Miss Items for Your Rental Property Taxes

By Green River Property Management | April 18, 2019

It's common for landlords to pay too much in taxes each year. Leaving out important deductions can cost you money when it comes to tax time. We've covered many of the most common deductions to remember as you prepare your taxes.

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Accommodating Tenants Rights: A Brief Guide

By Green River Property Management | March 28, 2019

Property management in Jacksonville, like anywhere in the US, falls under the Fair Housing Act.  Even the best-intentioned landlords can find it difficult managing tenants’ rights.

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Your Guide to Maximizing Rental Property Tax Deductions

By Green River Property Management | March 21, 2019

 

 

As a landlord, you'll owe taxes on your Jacksonville, Fl investment properties. Are you prepared? Do you know everything you can deduct for your business? 

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A Professional Maintenance Staff is Key to a Successful Investment

By Green River Property Management | March 14, 2019

Owning an investment property in the Jacksonville or surrounding areas can be a significant side income, a way to set aside funds for retirement, or a brand-new business venture.   But what is the best way to ensure the return on your investment?

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How to Spot Professional Tenants

By Green River Property Management | March 7, 2019

 

 

Have you heard of "professional" tenants? Beware these renters who appear too good to be true. 

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