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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.

2024-01-29

How to Get More College Student Tenants

There are pros and cons to getting tenants that are college students. On one hand, if things go smoothly, that guarantees you around 4 years of tenancy. Even after, there’s a steady demand for rental properties in areas where universities are located. On the other hand, it’s not always rainbows and butterflies with college students, […]

2024-01-05

Tenant Payment Performance Update v2023-12

We’re not aware of any other local management company sending their clients these types of updates! Please let us know if you hear of another company doing so. Please be sure to share this with anyone you know interested in real estate investing or looking for a better property manager, so they can see what […]

2024-01-02

2024 Metro Detroit Real Estate Forecast for Rental Property Investors

Is 2024 a good time to invest in Metro Detroit rental properties? Well, to help you decide, we’ve collected evidence-based trends on the real estate market for you to review. Although this article isn’t a comprehensive source for you to make final investment decisions in the tri-county area, the information will give you a good […]

2023-12-26

6 Tips to Solve Waste Management Issues in Your Rental

Challenges are inevitable when you own or manage a rental property. One such challenge that landlords often struggle with is waste management. For instance, tenants letting trash pile up can cause you many headaches. For one, it’s a health concern, with the possibility of attracting vermin. On top of that, improper waste disposal can lead […]

2023-12-18

How to Weed Out Potential Issues: A Landlord’s Guide To Tenants And Marijuana

We’ve seen it, you’ve seen it—stoner movies where a bunch of friends smoke pot in a nondescript living room, casually engaging in recreational activities. It doesn’t only happen in movies, however, because marijuana or weed is steadily increasing in accessibility to individuals across the nation. Around 35 million Americans use marijuana on a monthly basis, […]

2023-12-11

If the Appliance Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It. Here’s How

We know that maintaining your rental units can be a costly and time-consuming process. Yet, you don’t want to compromise on maintenance, because that can lead to bigger expenses down the road. But one area where you can make significant savings is in the upkeep of your appliances. So, instead of swapping out that old, […]

2023-12-04

3 Tell-Tale Signs Your Rental Has Electrical Problems (And What to Do)

“With great power comes great responsibility.” An electrical problem can put both landlords and tenants at risk. So, if you’re a rental investor, you need to ensure that you have a safe rental property to avoid any potential accidents or legal issues. Unfortunately, many landlords fail to recognize the signs until it’s too late. To […]

2023-11-21

3 Ways to Baby-Proof Your Rental Property for Family Tenants

As you may know, having family tenants can bring multiple benefits—like longer rental periods and greater motivation to keep the house clean and well-maintained. But with families come children, who require extra safety precautions when it comes to living at a rental property. From baby-proofing outlets and cabinets to securing windows with safety locks, ensuring […]

2023-11-13

Is It a Good Idea to Rent to Tenants with Felony Records?

As a landlord, you probably have dealt with your fair share of tenant dilemmas. But have you ever come across an applicant with a felony record? Should you even remotely consider renting to someone like that? Doing so carries certain risks, such as a lack of recent credit and employment history to go on. But […]

2023-11-06

Landlords: Accounting 101: Understanding the Numbers in Rental Properties

One small mistake with your rental property accounting can lead to big consequences. Forget to collect rent on time, or at all? You lose revenue. Don’t have a proper record of your maintenance fixes? Your budget is suddenly overrun, or you can’t claim tax deductions. Overlooked paying for HOA fees? You’ll have to pay a […]

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