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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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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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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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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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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How to Stop Dealing with Terrible Tenants

By Green River Property Management | January 4, 2019

A landlord's job is made incredibly difficult when dealing with terrible tenants. Some are careless and damage the property while others consistently pay the rent late. Some have argumentative temperaments no matter how reasonable you keep your disposition.

If you're a veteran landlord, you've probably run the gamut of types of tenants. Under most circumstances, landlords will deal with troublesome tenants. However, there are ways to stop dealing with terrible tenants and attempt to develop positive relationships.

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