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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What to Do With a Tenant’s Possessions After an Eviction?

What to Do With a Tenant’s Possessions After an Eviction?

If you have just finished the arduous process of evicting a tenant from your Arizona rental. But you may still end up facing another dilemma. Your former tenant may still have belongings leftover in your unit. When evicted tenants have left some of their personal items, landlords are still obliged to give them an opportunity to take it back. You might face some financial losses if you ignore this duty. So, it’s best to be aware of the right process to handle a tenants’ possessions once they’re evicted. In this article we at Taylor Street Prope…

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Should I Rent My House Furnished?

Should I Rent My House Furnished?

Furnishing is one of the toughest decisions you’ll have to make as a landlord and a term you should be familiar with. Traditionally, heat, energy, and water were the only utilities that landlords needed to provide to their tenants. But times have changed. To stand out as a landlord, you need to offer additional perks to cater to the current tenant. And one way of doing that is by offering tenants a furnished home. For some tenants, the hassle of having to move furniture once the lease expires is a stressful one. For others, like students and …

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What to Do if the Deposit Doesn’t Cover Unpaid Rent

What to Do if the Deposit Doesn’t Cover Unpaid Rent

Property owners should always ask for a security deposit when a renter initially moves in. This is being done to compensate for missing rent money or repairs. The security deposits are usually returned when a rental or lease term is over. Even though collecting a security deposit is a good idea, it is not usually enough to pay for all damages or overdue rent. So, what happens if the tenant's security deposit is insufficient to pay the full amount of delinquent rent or damage-related expenses? At Taylor Street Property Management, we believe k…

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8 Tips for Getting Your Property Ready to Rent

8 Tips for Getting Your Property Ready to Rent

The property market is a competitive place, so any successful landlord will need to make sure their property is ready. But getting a property ready to rent involves improving both its physical appearance and functionality. So, when you open it up to prospective tenants, they can easily visualize turning it into their new home. We at Taylor Street Property Management believe the best way to get renters into your property quickly is to ensure its welcoming and fully functional. So, we have put together this article to help any landlord get their…

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