What Maintenance Issues Are Emergencies and What Can Wait for Regular Business Hours?

What Maintenance Issues Are Emergencies and What Can Wait for Regular Business Hours?

If you plan on being a landlord, be aware that the hours can be unpredictable, especially when you need to address property emergencies. These can happen when you’re asleep or at unsociable times during the night. It’s great to be prepared and learn how to handle emergencies after hours. But by their nature, emergencies can happen anytime and, at Taylor Street, we believe it’s best to learn how to eliminate situations that lead to urgent property issues. Even if situations cause panic, discomfort, or inconvenience, it might not be considered a …

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Costs That Landlords Don’t Notice They’re Accruing

Costs That Landlords Don’t Notice They’re Accruing

Owning and operating a rental property involves a number of costs. As a landlord, you need to be aware of the expenses you need to pay, especially those that recur monthly. But not all costs are expected. As a rental property owner, it’s crucial to know where you spend your money. Unfortunately, there are some costs that can easily add up without you noticing. As proper accounting is essential to prevent overspending, we at Taylor Street Property Management have put together a list of costs that you may not expect. Understand Legal Fees Ownin…

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End of Tenancy Cleaning

End of Tenancy Cleaning

When tenants move out of the rental property, it should be in the same condition as it was found before the beginning of the tenancy. A dirty rental property can cause deposit disputes between a tenant and a landlord, which is why the property should be thoroughly cleaned before the end of the tenancy. This also helps to property be rent-ready for the new tenants. What is the End of Tenancy Cleaning? End-of-tenancy cleaning refers to cleaning the rental home before the tenant moves out. This is a general cleaning process where every corner of t…

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Arizona Rental Laws - An Overview of Landlord-Tenant Rights in Phoenix

Arizona Rental Laws - An Overview of Landlord-Tenant Rights in Phoenix

Owning and running a rental unit can be quite rewarding. Many of the world’s wealthiest people can attribute their success to real estate investing. That said, being the owner of a rental investment and managing it are two different things. While anyone can own a rental, some are more qualified to manage it than others. This is because managing a rental homes requires certain skills, like checking a criminal record, managing security deposits, completing eviction actions, complying with state laws, experience and knowledge. Among other things…

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A Guide to the Eviction Process in Phoenix, Arizona

A Guide to the Eviction Process in Phoenix, Arizona

A Phoenix, Arizona residential landlord uses the eviction process in Arizona as a last resort. The reasons for doing so can range from nonpayment of rent to violating the lease agreement and everything in between. When evicting a tenant, the landlord has to follow the process outlined in the Arizona landlord-tenant act. In other words, you, as the landlord, cannot take matters into your own hands by, locking them out, cutting off their utilities, remove the tenant's personal property, or harassing them as per the landlord and tenant act. Those…

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