Property Management Blog

We know we have a lot of experience to share, and we want to tell Orlando investors and Central Florida landlords everything they need to know to be successful.

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Renting a Townhome vs. Apartment

In the market to rent a new place in Central Florida? Maybe you’ve just always rented apartments, trading out for more space, better locations, or upgraded amenities. But you have more options now than ever to find your next home, including townhouses.  What’s the difference between renting a townhouse vs. an apartment? Today, we’ll cover …
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Property Management Rates

As a real estate investor, you may want to simply self-manage your rental properties. But unless you plan to be a full-time landlord, the sheer number of activities can become overwhelming. At some point, you may want to consider getting a property manager. Maybe you’ve heard that exorbitant property management rates will just eat into the …
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Are Tenants Responsible for Lawn Care?

If you own investment property in the Orlando area, it’s safe to assume that you want to keep it looking nice. A well-maintained yard adds curb appeal, keeps the neighbors happy, and contributes to the health and wellness of your tenants.  But who should bear the responsibility of maintaining this outdoor area: the tenant or …
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Four Different Ways to Invest in Real Estate

Moguls with multi-billion dollar portfolios may come to mind when you think about people who invest in Orlando real estate. But even a landlord with one or two rental homes “technically” invests in real estate, too.  In fact, there are multiple ways to add property to your investment portfolio. And you don’t need a ton …
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Do I Need to Be a Landlord to Rent Orlando Property?

Considering buying rental property in Central Florida? Or maybe you’re planning to rent out a house you already own?  Many gurus of generating passive income talk about the value of owning real estate investments. But does that mean you have to deal with tenants and their issues as a landlord, too? Thinking about having to …
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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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What’s New In the Orlando Housing Market

Another year, a new home! This may not be the exact saying, but a lot of people in the Orlando area are looking for a new place to call their own in 2022. In the months of winter (November, December, and January), the 2022 spring real estate season is a bit up in the air. …
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Why Hire a Property Manager?

Owning rental property comes with many responsibilities. But if you’re new to owning investment property, you may not be aware of everything this entails. This is where an experienced property manager comes in handy. A professional property manager will take care of all the rental responsibilities, leaving you with minimal conflicts. Many owners of rental …
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Find Your Dream Real Estate in DeLand, Florida

They call DeLand, Florida, the Athens of America, and for good reason, too. Its famed Athens Theater reflects ancient Greek Architecture—as do many of the historic residences that date all the way back to the late nineteenth century. Many of these monuments are perfectly placed in heritage neighborhoods like New York Avenue. Downtown DeLand’s Woodland …
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Can You Rent Out Your House If You Still Have a Mortgage?

Owning your own home lays the foundation of the American Dream. Previous generations saw it as a way to generate personal wealth through building equity. But what happens when—for a variety of reasons—you can’t actually live in it anymore? That same house may earn its owner more by renting it out to someone else. But …