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The 7 Keys of Eviction

Many property management customers come to Real Property Management Investment Solutions with a tenant problem. Generally, the tenant is continually […]

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Vetting Tenants Matters

Vetting Tenants

Protect Yourself and Your Michigan Rental Property Vacancy in your Grand Rapids rental property is an emergency. A vacant property […]

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Where to Buy Your Rental Property

Where to Buy Your Rental Property

  Knowing Where to Buy Your Rental Property The old adage of “location, location, location” still stands today when it […]

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Summer Preventative Maintenance

summer preventative maintenance

  Rental Property Management in Grand Rapids Keeps Things Cool By Performing Summer Preventative Maintenance We all love summer. The […]

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Be the Best Landlord

be the best landlord

  Be the Best Grand Rapids Property Management Landlord Property management in Grand Rapids simply means dealing with people and […]

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Property Managers in Grand Rapids

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  What do Professional Grand Rapids Property Managers really do? There is more to managing rental property than just putting […]

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Summer Property Maintenance Tips

summer property maintenance tips

  Summer Property Maintenance Tips Preventative maintenance beats reactive maintenance any day of the week. Small, consistent investments in maintaining […]

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Regular Property Inspections

regular property inspections

  Why Are Regular Property Inspections or reviews a Good Idea? To help Grand Rapids property investors know what is […]

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Revenue Increase From Pets

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Having a pet friendly rental property can Increase rent Revenue As a residential rental property owner, your goal is to […]

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The New Look of Tenant Screening

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The New Look of Tenant Screening According to Real Property Management Investment Solutions, tenant screening for Grand Rapids is about […]

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Risks of Managing Rentals Solo

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IS IT WORTH MANAGING ON YOUR OWN? Among property management companies you’ll hear a similar response to the idea of […]

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Investing: Real Estate or Stock?

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“Why is owning a rental property smarter than investing in the stock market?” This a common question we hear from […]

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Timing Rental Property Upgrades

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Before beginning rental property upgrades, you might naturally think about any of the numerous remodeling television shows as you yourself […]

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Investing in Property Renovations

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Have you been keeping your investment property renovations in order? When deciding to rent out your investment property, it is […]

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Is Your Rental Property Rent Ready?

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By purchasing your first rental property, you’ve entered into a world of possibilities but along with investment property ownership comes a […]

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Landlords Need Vacations Too

Landlord Vacations

Even though your residents rely on you to ensure the maintenance of the properties they are renting on a daily […]

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Keeping Residents Safe

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When residents feel like their safety and security is a priority to their Real Property Management Investment Solutions team, they […]

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Communication is Key

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Tips on Effective Landlord-Resident Communication Good communication is essential for any Grand Rapids rental property business. Open and direct communication […]

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Why Renting is Popular

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Renting is becoming more and more popular, especially for millennials (those between the ages of 18 and 35). Recently, a […]

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Avoiding Rental Turnovers

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There is nothing like losing a resident to kill your cash flow. Advertising, and maintenance work to get a unit […]

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Real Estate Trends In Grand Rapids

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Predicting trends is like predicting the weather, they’re both tricky and sometimes you get it wrong. However, reviewing our stats and […]

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Conducting Background Checks

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Conducting Background Checks The key to finding responsible and reliable long-term residents begins at the outset. Having a thorough screening […]

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Homeowners Organizational Tools for Success

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Owning a rental property can be a very rewarding investment; however, without utilizing organizational tools to help with communication and time management […]

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End of Year Resident Retention Tips

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As the end of the year is fast approaching, now is the time to reflect on your accomplishments and improvements made during […]

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Friends Make for Safe Neighbors

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Nextdoor is one of the newest social networking services for residents to discover their communities.  They recently conducted a survey […]

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What Do Millennials Really Want?

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As the millennial generation is changing the way America looks at renting by being a generation of renters, Grand Rapids […]

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Prepare Your Property for Fall

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With cooler weather approaching, it’s time to perform some property maintenance to ensure your investment property is as prepared for […]

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Understanding the Rent Cycle

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Real Property Management Investment Solutions is the Grand Rapids property management company that knows the leasing cycle from rent-ready to […]

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Experience Faster Leasing

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Vacancies mean profit losses, and while short-term vacancies can be managed, longer periods are simply unsustainable. To help you keep […]

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Good News: Rising Rental Home Rates

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Rental Statistics Report Released Shows Rent, Vacancy, and Saturation Rates All on the Rise Grand Rapids real estate investors can […]

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Pet Friendly Rental Property

pet friendly rental property

Is a Pet Friendly Rental Property Still a Good Investment?   Often landlords feel that their rental property values will […]

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Regular Inspections?

regular inspections

  Should Grand Rapids Property Investors Have Regular Inspections?   Regular inspections take a bit of your time, but they […]

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In the Shoes of a Renter

Renter

Have you ever rented a home that you that you ended up hating? Maybe the home was old and had […]

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Making a Plan

Plan

While in the rental property purchasing phase, your priorities are location, location, location. But after acquiring a property and renting […]

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Satellite Removal

  The Dish on Satellite Removal: Who is Responsible for Removal? Many investment property owners in Grand Rapids have asked: […]

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Hassle Free Evictions

Evictions

Dealing with evictions is an unfortunate part of doing business in the Grand Rapids investment property industry. Even though the […]

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DIY Property Management

DIY Property Management

  Do-It-Yourself Property Managers in Grand Rapids Michigan Owning rental property can be an exciting investment, and doing the job […]

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Inspections 101

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  Grand Rapids Property Management Inspections 101 : Why Inspections Should Be Conducted on a Regular Basis It’s no secret […]

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Where to Buy Your Rental Property

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  Knowing Where to Buy Your Rental Property The old adage of “location, location, location” still stands today when it […]

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Allowing Pets Can Increase Revenue

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  Allowing Pets Can Increase Rent Revenue For Grand Rapids Investment Property Owners Landlords Who Allow Pets Are Likely to […]

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Picking a Good Tenant

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Wanted: Good Tenant for your Rental Units     Grand Rapids property management can tell you that one sign of […]

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Generation Rent

generation rent

Across the Nation, ‘ Generation Rent ’ Chooses Not to Buy For Different Reasons Grand Rapids Property Managers Continue to […]

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Deleading Myths

deleading myths

5 Myths About Deleading In this blog, I discuss common myths/objections about deleading rental properties. It happens often enough that […]

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DIY Property Management

DIY Property Management

DIY Property Management in Grand Rapids Creating Headaches for Local Neighborhoods   Investing in real estate over the last 50 […]

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Protect Your Property

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GOING ON VACATION? TRY THESE 10 SMART STEPS TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY WHILE YOU’RE AWAY   In all the hustle […]

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Multi-Family vs. Single-Family

multi-family vs. single-family

Multi-family vs. Single-family Rental Property Investment WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MULTI-FAMILY VS. SINGLE-FAMILY RENTAL PROPERTIES BUT WERE AFRAID […]

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Rent is the New Buy

rent is the new buy

Grand Rapids Property Management Finds that Rent is the New Buy The trending preference of renting over buying is good […]

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Grand Rapids Property Management

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Inside the Complex World of Grand Rapids Property Management: Markets We Serve In today’s complex world of Grand Rapids property […]

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