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Welcome to the Logical Property Management Blog. Below you'll find blog posts specific to Property Owners or Tenants to learn more about how we work and what you should be looking for.

2021-11-22

COVID-19 Tenant Rent Payment Performance Update through October 2021

We truly hope you appreciate our extra efforts to keep you informed about the COVID impact on tenant rent payment performance. There are a lot of issues outside of our control, but we want to communicate to keep you informed. Please send us any suggestions for what additional information you’d like to see. Please be […]

2021-11-15

Understanding Cap Rates to Gain the Highest Returns on Investment

Capitalization rate (or cap rates) is a term that real estate investors use to determine the value of an income-producing property. Unfortunately, it’s also one of those terms that cause head-scratching among some people, as it sounds like something you’d see in an accounting course rather than when talking about mortgages and properties. So what […]

2021-11-08

The Ultimate Real Estate Terms: Letter S

  Whether you’re new to real estate or simply looking for a way to refresh your knowledge, you’ve come to the right place to learn about real estate terms.  In this article, we’ll define important words that start with the letter S as part of our Ultimate Real Estate Glossary, covering all the letters from […]

2021-11-01

The Ultimate Real Estate Glossary: Letters Q-R

When you’re looking over your real estate contract, it helps to know the technical jargon and understand what you’re really about to sign.  That’s what the Ultimate Real Estate Glossary was made to do. We wrote this guide to help you through the confusing tangle of real estate terminology so that you don’t have to […]

2021-10-18

Normal Wear & Tear vs. Damages: When to Charge a Tenant’s Security Deposit

“Wear and tear” has to be one of the vaguest descriptions used in landlord-tenant laws. What’s considered reasonable wear and tear? When does it qualify as extensive damage to your rental property? Not only is it difficult to determine, but landlord-tenant laws also vary across different states when it comes to defining this. What’s wear […]

2021-10-12

COVID-19 Tenant Payment Performance Update through September 2021

  We truly hope you appreciate our extra efforts to keep you informed about the COVID impact on tenant rent payment performance. There are a lot of issues outside of our control, but we want to communicate to keep you informed. Please send us any suggestions for what additional information you’d like to see. Please […]

2021-10-11

The Ultimate Real Estate Glossary: Letter P

  Property management, principal, payoff letters—please slow down! Real estate talk confuses newcomers with all its jargon and industry-specific vocabulary. So if it feels like you’re drowning, don’t worry—we’ve got your back. Welcome to the latest installment of our Ultimate Real Estate Glossary! This article is part of our exhaustive list of most relevant words […]

2021-10-04

The Ultimate Real Estate Glossary: Letter i

  Almost any industry comes with its own language, and when you’re a newcomer, it can all seem pretty opaque. Real estate is no exception. You might feel a little overwhelmed if you’re just starting out as a landlord, but don’t worry. The Ultimate Real Estate Glossary has your back. Once you’ve familiarized yourself with […]

2021-09-20

The Ultimate Real Estate Glossary: Letter O

Real estate can be a bit confusing when you’re new to the industry. Fortunately, you don’t have to go it alone. The latest installment of our Ultimate Real Estate Glossary is here to guide you through real estate terminology. This non-exhaustive list of words is intended for landlords, property managers, and interested tenants to know […]

2021-09-13

How to Use Retirement Money for Real Estate Investing

  If you’re like most people, you might think of investing your retirement money in stocks, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds. You probably didn’t consider real estate to be an option—even though the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) freely allows retirement accounts to invest in properties. Why should you consider real estate, you may ask? Well, […]