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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Tips to Keep Your Home (and Investment) Safe

Tips to Keep Your Home (and Investment) Safe

As your rental property is one of your biggest assets, keeping it safe and secure at all times is incredibly important. As a landlord, it is your responsibility to provide a safe space for your tenants where they can live comfortably without worrying about their security. Which is something that can be missed if you're a new or DIY landlord. With this in mind, you should take every precautionary measure to maintain your property’s security. This can help prevent intruders from entering, ensure the safety of your tenants, and avoid the unnecessa…

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What to Include in a Rental Agreement

What to Include in a Rental Agreement

While not required by law, a lease agreement is an immensely practical and important document that you should use in all your rental agreements. You can use this lease to set out any rules you may want your tenant to follow. For example, you can use the lease to let a tenant know about their maintenance responsibilities and set clear expectations for your rent payments. But at Taylor Street Property Management, we believe that, for your lease to be effective, it must include certain basic information. Which is why we have put together the foll…

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Becoming a DIY Landlord? 6 Mistakes to Avoid

Becoming a DIY Landlord? 6 Mistakes to Avoid

Do-it-yourself landlords are a common sight in every real estate market. Where some landlords manage their rental properties well, others struggle when they’re faced with the many challenges of property management. Maybe you put money into your home with the idea of renting it out, or maybe it was just a coincidence. In any case, there are a few strategies you can use to protect yourself from going to court or taking a financial beating from a property management mistake. To help new landlords like yourself, we at Taylor Street Property Manag…

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Maintenance Tips For Your Rental Property

Maintenance Tips For Your Rental Property

To stay in its best condition, your property requires regular maintenance and care, but not everyone knows where to start. Though you shoud always renovate your property if need be, maintaining it doesn't have to be as expensive or as hard as it may seem. With decades of experience in the property industry, Taylor Street Property Management breaks down what you should know about the responsibility of both landlords and tenants for the maintenance of the property. Landlord Property Maintenance Responsibilities First and foremost, landlords rea…

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