Property Management in Grand Rapids

6 Hidden Costs of Property Management

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 17, 2017 1:41:11 PM / by Tim VandenToorn posted in Cash Flow, Marketing, Screening, Property Management

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As a property manager I often get calls from first-time investors, or even seasoned investors asking:

“What are the fees to have our property professionally managed?”

In my area there are generally three fees:

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How To Take [Nearly] Professional Rental Photos - With $40 in Gear.

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 7, 2017 5:00:56 PM / by Esteban Largaespada posted in Marketing

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A picture is worth a thousand words. What if I told you a picture can also be worth a thousand dollars?

How much do you think the quality of your properties' pictures can mean to you as far as possible rental income? 

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How Much Does Grand Rapids Property Management Cost Landlords?

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 2, 2017 12:45:04 PM / by Tim VandenToorn posted in Cash Flow, Investing, Property Management

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The short answer is that Property Management costs between 8% & 10% of rents collected, depending on the quality of service you are ready to pay for. However, the main concern for a landlord should be not just the cost, but the value professional property management can bring. At United Properties, we have a best-price guarantee, but also take pride in provided the most value in service. Here are all the costs you should consider before making a decision about property management:

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Preventative Maintenance 101 – How to Get the Most Out of Your Grand Rapids Home

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 5, 2017 10:57:00 AM / by Kurtis Fowler posted in Maintenance, Property Management

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Putting off general maintenance in your rental home is a huge mistake, and it’s an error that a lot of new landlords make because they want to save money. When you don’t pay attention to preventative maintenance, you’re actually going to end up spending a lot more. Small problems become big problems very quickly; the price tags can double and triple the longer you wait to make a repair.

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How to Winterize Your Grand Rapids Rental Home

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 28, 2016 5:17:12 PM / by Tim VandenToorn posted in Maintenance, Property Management

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