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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.

2024-06-10

Tenant Payment Performance Update v2024-05

We’re unaware of any other local management company sending their clients these updates! Please share this with anyone interested in real estate investing or looking for a better property manager, so they can see what they are missing! CITY DETROIT EVICTIONS UPDATE Detroit’s 36th District Court is still taking on average 4-6 weeks longer than standard […]

2024-06-03

How to Ask Your Landlord for a Pet

Pets are more than just pets—they’re family. Unfortunately, convincing your landlord to allow pets can be challenging, especially if it says no pets on your lease. It’s better to be upfront and ask, though, rather than go behind your landlord’s back and sneak a cat or dog into your rental against the rules. Of course, […]

2024-03-25

Why are Detroiters’ Water Bills Skyrocketing (And What Can Tenants Do)?

Bills, bills, bills. Utility bills are constant and never-ending. It definitely doesn’t help when costs are increasing too. Your water bill is one of them, and if it’s causing you stress, you’re not alone. Water rates have increased as much as 40% since 2010 in Michigan. Unfortunately, this upward trend is expected to continue, with […]

2024-02-12

Lease Extension vs. Lease Renewal: What’s the Difference?

Everything seems to be going smoothly with your rental unit, but your lease agreement is about to end and you need to stay a little longer What should you do? Well, there are two options: lease extension and lease renewal. Now, you might be thinking, what’s the difference between those two options? Although similar, they […]

2024-01-15

Lease Extension vs. Lease Renewal: What’s the Difference?

Everything seems to be going smoothly with your rental unit, but your lease agreement is about to end and you need to stay a little longer What should you do? Well, there are two options: lease extension and lease renewal. Now, you might be thinking, what’s the difference between those two options? Although similar, they […]

2023-12-18

Tenants: Guide to Moving Rentals in Winter

Most people prefer to move to a new home during spring or summer time. Yes, it’s easier, because the kids are on school vacation, so you have more time on your hands—but it also means higher competition and higher rent. So moving in during the winter is a good option if you want to save […]

2023-10-30

Tenants: Protect Your Security Deposit by Cleaning (Not Replacing!) Appliances

Picture this: you’ve just moved into a new rental property, excited to settle in and make it your own. You’ve paid your security deposit, and you hope to get the entire amount back by the time your lease agreement expires. Nonetheless, it’s inevitable for tenants to feel anxious about the potential deductions from their security […]

2023-07-31

Should You Rent a Modular Home?

What do you think a modular home is? You’re a bit confused if you imagine a double-wide parked in a local mobile home park. While both modular and mobile homes are manufactured, there are significant differences between them. Yes, modular homes are manufactured in a factory, but they don’t have a chassis like a mobile […]

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