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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.

2014-12-20

Giving Holiday Gifts To Your Tenants

Say ‘Thank You For Being a Great Tenant’ in a Memorable Way. Finding a tenant that you really enjoy, that you can count on to treat your property well and pay on time…that’s a modern-day miracle. There are certainly a goodly number of tenants that we would rather not encourage, but for those that you […]

2014-12-06

The Right Way to Handle A Move-In Checklist

The Wrong Way is “Not Handling It At All.” If you’re not familiar with property management paperwork, rest assured there’s a lot of it — so much, in fact, that many landlords are tempted to not deal with it whenever the opportunity presents itself. One classic example: the Move-In Checklist. For the renter, a move-in […]

2014-11-29

Renting To Tenants with Pets: Countering the Expense

How Much Is that Puppy In Your Window…Going To Cost You? Tenants who have pets bring a unique kind of risk with them. On the one hand, people with pets tend to be more laid back. On the other hand, pets tend to occasionally damage goods and property just by their nature. (If you’ve ever […]

2014-11-22

How to Not Get Sued (Much): Property Manager’s Edition

The Best Way to Win in Court Is to Stay Out of Court Every property manager has had — or will have – that sinking sensation you get from being served with notice of a suit at some point. Being sued is a reality of the job, but it is possible to reduce the likelihood […]

2014-11-08

Do Your Renters Run Businesses Out Of Their Homes?

There’s No Business Like Home Business When Home Business Is Your Business The Small Business Administration recently pointed out that almost half of all businesses in the United States are home-based businesses. The Department of Housing and Urban Development tells us that 35.9% of Americans are renting, as of last quarter. Assuming an average distribution, […]

2014-11-01

How to Keep the Move-Out Process Smooth and Easy

It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday’s Tenant When a tenant decides to leave, it’s never an easy time to be a property owner. There’s a lot to do after the tenant is gone — but there’s also a lot to do as the tenant is leaving, as well. At Royal Rose Properties, we […]

2014-10-18

Natural Disasters: Where Should Your Focus Be?

Put people over property…but don’t forget the property! Natural disasters are rare, fortunately, but they happen — and when they do, they can bankrupt an investor and leave a property manager shy a client and a building. So what can we do, if the worst comes to worst, to help our clients survive a major […]

2014-08-16

Smoke and Mirrors: Are E-Cigarettes Better For Your Property Than Regular?

If It Looks Like a Smoke, and It Smells Like a Smoke… E-cigs — electronic cigarettes — aren’t exactly new, but they’re becoming a popular-enough alternative to ‘normal’ smoking that they’re starting to become almost as commonplace, especially in places where smoking is banned. How do Electronic Cigarettes Work? E-cigarettes use water vapor with nicotine, […]

2014-08-09

The Five Kinds of Upset Tenants

You Won’t Like Them When They’re Angry. If you work in any public-facing role in any company that deals with a lot of clients or customers every day, it’s only a matter of time before you come across some truly irate individuals. It doesn’t matter if your product and your customer service are literally the […]

2014-08-02

Where Are Your Renters Moving Out To? Other Rental Properties!

So Why Aren’t They Just Staying Where They Are? Every month, hundreds of thousands of leases end around the nation, and hundreds of thousands of renting families have to decide whether they’re ready to move into an owned home or whether they’re going to keep renting. Most of them are choosing to remain in the […]