Save Money with Property Management Maintenance

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Save Money with Property Management Maintenance

Handling a home repair project on your own vs. hiring a contractor will always save you money, right? Generally speaking, yes. That is, assuming you can accomplish the same task with equal precision and aptitude as a professional and that you have the time. However, when you’re a landlord with one or more properties—or an ...
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The BRRRR Method – What It Is & How It Works

Before now, you may not have considered owning rental property. Depending on where you live, you’re probably thinking, I can’t even afford ONE house in this city! We feel you.  But what if you could put a far less down payment on a rental home in a better market? Then quickly use equity in that ...
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Should Investors Get a Home Warranty?

The short answer? No. Well, generally speaking, home warranties are not a good investment.  Home warranties sound like a can’t-miss option, though, right? (PS: The same applies to Timeshares, but we can discuss that at a later time.) Home warranty companies tout that their products provide peace of mind, big savings, and reduced maintenance costs. ...
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What Is a Realtor Referral Program?

Experienced realtors know that housing markets ebb and flow––even in a traditionally booming market like the Orlando area. Before a house goes on the market, most investment property realtors may sense that the timing is off to list it. And until they see more favorable conditions, they may recommend clients rent out a house using ...
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Breaking Up with Your Current Property Manager

Ending a relationship of any kind is hard. By definition, you’d think business relationships would be easier than romantic ones, right? If you have a difference of opinion or feel the other party isn’t pulling their weight, the working relationship might no longer make sense. But breaking up with your current rental management company still ...
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Help! My Property Isn’t Show Ready

You have a vacant property. Maybe you just bought the home with the intention to rent it out. Maybe your former tenants moved out recently. Or maybe you plan to turn your home into a rental.  It looks a little worn down and isn’t something you’d be proud to post pictures of on a rental ...
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Buying Investment Property 101

Thinking about getting into real estate investment, but not sure it’s right for you? You’ve certainly heard horror stories about owners of rental properties. Maybe they have you spooked. But getting expert advice along the way can help you avoid repeating the same mistakes as others.  Feel like you could use a buying investment property ...
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Do NOT List Your Rental Properties on Craigslist. Ever!

We love Craigslist and other free listing sites…for selling couches and dishes, that is. But even then, many people have found themselves on the short end of a raw deal made through the online swap meet.  Scams abound on virtual flea markets even with rental properties. We often hear people ask, “Can I rent my ...
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Our Scope of Work

At The Realty Medics, we get a lot of questions about everything our team can do. As a full-service rental and property management company, chances are if what you’re looking for involves buying a home, selling a property, or renting a downtown space, we’ve got you covered. Here’s what you can expect when you partner ...