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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.

2020-07-06

Preparing for Extreme Rental Property Damages and Maintenance Issues

It should be expected that something will always go wrong or need fixing with any rental property. These extreme rental property damages and maintenance Issues often depends on the age and amount of deferred maintenance of a property and the demographics of the tenants. There are, things that most landlords aren’t prepared for either financially […]

2019-07-12

When It’s Worth Renovating And Upgrading Your Rental

As a smart investor, you always should be looking for ways to improve cash flow, income stream, and to increase the value of the property. Taking the time to renovate can accomplish all three, but you must be willing to expose yourself to some financial risk and uncertainty. You’ll have the unit(s) vacant during construction, […]

2019-02-25

Maintenance Lessons Courtesy of the Polar Vortex

Winter is always a busy time for the Maintenance crew, and the kinds of work that need doing in the winter tend much more toward ‘emergency’ This year, Metro Detroit got really cold. The news pointed out on a couple of occasions that it was colder in Detroit than it was in Antarctica! And that […]

2018-10-08

The Challenge of Finding Contractors

Finding new talent in the real estate construction and maintenance business usually means some amount of trial and error. The head of the Maintenance Department chatted with me about the struggles that his Department is facing lately, and we realized after a bit of chatting that the majority of their problems come down to the […]

2018-04-23

DIY Landlord Tools: The Ultimate Rent-Ready Checklist IV

There is nothing worse than wonky water temperature and water pressure that is much too hard or gentle. We’re finally reaching the last installment of our Ultimate Rent-Ready Checklist. We feel we should point out, now that we’re near the end, that this checklist doesn’t include things that you would turn to a building inspector […]

2018-04-16

DIY Landlord Tools: The Ultimate Rent-Ready Checklist III

An immaculate kitchen will produce a positive first impression on renters. Royal Rose Properties put together a rent-ready checklist that are important for certain rooms in the house such as the kitchen, bathroom, laundry room and even closets. Our massive list of everything a house needs to be rent-ready continues this week with the checkslists […]

2018-03-05

How to Get More Rent & Shorter Vacancies on the Cheap

More than cosmetics, a spiffy home protects a homeowner’s investment. Royal Rose Properties has a system for making sure that all of the necessary repairs get done before we try to move a new tenant into your home — but sometimes, doing more than is strictly necessary can be a big benefit to your bottom […]

2018-03-02

Do It Yourself Water Damage Repairs (Guest Post)

Water may be essential to humans, but it can spell death for a home. When you purchase a home, it becomes your biggest asset or baby that needs a lot of care and attention. Sometimes things can happen to your property that are beyond your control. You are away on a trip, business or otherwise. […]

2018-01-15

Big Challenges of Property Management: Maintenance Edition

It may surprise you to learn that the biggest problems in Maintenance have nothing to do with houses.’. When it comes to property management, every phase of the cycle has its own unique challenges. This month, we’re going to ‘go deep’ on a few of the most challenging areas of our business, talk about what […]

2018-01-08

Types of Contractors and What to Use Them For

Contractor – n. – “A person with a tractor,” from the Spanish ‘con tractor‘. Royal Rose Properties deals with a lot of contractors. Lawn maintenance and landscaping, plumbing, electrical, driveways and landscaping, roofing, flooring and carpet cleaning, and dozens of other specializations make for a large Rolodex. So, we’ve experienced various levels of service and […]