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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.

2020-06-29

Things to Ask Before Signing a Lease

So you’ve found your ideal house? Nice. Popped in for a viewing? Great. Meets your expectations? Even better.Before signing a lease, here are some of the most important questions to ask your landlord: Which Rent Payment Methods Do You Accept? Landlords’ payment terms and accepted modes of payment (e.g. cash, auto-debit, online payments, and check […]

2020-05-25

5 Ways to Save on Electricity Bill in Times of COVID-19

  The Coronavirus outbreak has suddenly and completely altered the way we live. Over 90% of Americans are currently under some form of lockdown, which means spending the majority of our time at home. As more and more people switch to working from home (or just binge watch Netflix shows) and use their electronic devices, […]

2020-04-27

Understanding Your Michigan Security Deposit

Your security deposit is an amount you escrow with your landlord, to cover any potential damages that may occur to the property during your tenancy. As the name implies, it’s a deposit that you own through your lease term, even though your landlord has possession of it. Legally it must be returned to you within […]

2020-01-27

How Much Rental Payment Can I Afford?

Chances are your rental payment is your single largest monthly expense. As rental rates are only getting more expensive, it’s important to calculate how much rent you can afford to spend each and every time you move. With such a big chunk of your monthly earnings being spent on renting your home, how can you […]

2019-12-30

It May Be Foolish to Forego Renters Insurance

You probably feel that your monthly rental payments are too high already, so the idea of an added expense for Renters Insurance seems unnecessary. Remind yourself of all that stuff you lugged into your new home and may still be unpacking. Those heavy boxes contain items of value, how would you replace them if they […]

2019-09-30

Why Your Landlord is NOT Getting Rich Off Of You

You send your rent check every month, but have you ever really stopped to think where all that money is going? If you believe your landlord just puts it in his pocket, you’re sadly mistaken.  Most reasonable tenants understand that landlords have bills to pay like mortgage and taxes. There are many other expenses to […]

2019-08-23

Are You A Landlord’s Nightmare Tenant?

We’ve all heard horror stories of bad landlords, or Slumlords. Hopefully, you’ve never rented from one!  There are also Slum-tenants out there destroying homes and avoiding paying rent. Hopefully, you’re not a Slum-tenant, but you may be majorly annoying your landlord without even meaning to. Do you grind a landlord’s gears? Let’s take a look. […]

2019-02-26

I’m Moving Out! Can I Get My Security Deposit Back ASAP?!

Ah, the security deposit… a financial burden when moving in, a blessing when moving out – but wait, it’s not as easy as that. ’ Hold your horses! Chill for a sec, and let’s look more closely about this security deposit you so hastily want back. There might be some easy reasons that you don’t […]

2018-12-31

10 Repairs that aren’t your Landlord’s Responsibility

Find out who is responsible for repairs and maintenance in your rented home. As a tenant you’re typically not responsible for any major home improvements for your rental home, such as repairing a leaky roof or updating carpets and appliances. However, not all damages to the home are your landlord’s responsibility. Below is a list […]

2018-10-29

“I Need to Move In a New House in Like a Week”

Here is the formula: Drive to the apartment rental office, fill out an application, they run your credit, you sign a lease and move in next day — but wait, there’s more! Hi, I’m the Marketing Team Leader for Royal Rose Properties. I answer the phone every day, taking calls from people who are interested […]