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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.

2019-08-02

What Damages Can a Landlord Make You Pay?

You pay the rent, and so you expect your home to be reasonably maintained. Don’t forget you signed a lease, so you too, have obligations as a tenant. Keeping your home safe and livable are your landlord’s responsibilities, but issues will inevitably arise between you and a landlord, especially if you are a long-time renter, […]

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 […]

2018-09-23

How to Kill the Mess (for Renters)

One form of insecurity of attachment is called “disorganized/disoriented” Are you a messy person? Not a gross person, like the kind that lets food sit out until it molds and attracts flies, that kind of person is beyond the scope of this article, but a messy person who is continually battling clutter? We’re going to […]

2018-08-27

Why Aren’t the Repairs we Requested Done Yet?

Show tenants the effort being expended on their behalf while they wait. If you’re a tenant in a property managed by Royal Rose Properties, the chances are pretty good that over the course of your tenancy, something will need to be fixed. From your perspective, this is a pretty simple process: you log into your […]

2018-01-29

Things You Can Do Your Own To Reduce Heating Bills

No, ‘stop paying your heating bills’ is not the correct answer. Keeping your home warm during winter can be a struggle if not correctly done which can lead to a very high electricity bill. There are many installations a person can invest in which will ensure that one’s home stays nice and warm on those […]

2017-04-24

The Ultimate Way to Clean Your Rental’s Carpets

Not including spending hundreds of dollars on a professional or thousands of dollars on all new carpet. You move into a rental, and you go about your daily life for a while. Maybe a few months, maybe a few years. One day you look down and you realize that something has changed. Perhaps it was […]

2016-11-28

DIY Wintertime Pest Control for Tenants

Not talking about landlords this time, sorry.   Winter is coming soon, and it’s easy to assume that when it gets cold out, the usual brigade of bugs, rodents, and other pests just sleeps or hides or otherwise goes away until it warms up again. What isn’t obvious is that when it gets cold, those […]

2016-05-30

Extraordinary Cleaning Hacks for Renters

We’re REALLY not talking about breaking doors and windows. OK, tenants? Ok? Right? Believe us, we know very well that rental homes are full of details that are a pain in the backside to clean — we have to clean up after every tenant that moves out! We’ve discovered, over the years, a goodly number […]

2015-10-31

How to Use Michigan’s ‘Repair and Deduct’ Policy

Step One: Call a Lawyer and Ask Them about Everything You See Here — We’re Not Lawyers, and this is Not Legal Advice! In general, if you have a problem with your rental property that causes it to no longer meet the state’s basic health, safety, and structural standards, it’s the landlord’s job to fix […]

2015-10-24

Updating Your Outdoor Space (Without Breaking Your Lease!)

Make sure you read your lease before taking this advice off-hand — many leases have unusual clauses that may make some of these suggestions non-viable under those specific leases. Does renting mean you can’t make your house a true “home?” Not necessarily. While you should be cautious when making home improvements, you can make some […]