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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.

2020-07-27

Signing A 2-Year Lease Can Increase Your Chances Of Getting Approved

Have you ever been in a situation where you find a rental property that you really love, only to find out that three other people are putting in an offer for the same place? When it comes to applying for rental properties, most renters think that their application will get noticed by landlords, as long […]

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 […]

2019-10-28

How To Find A Home To Rent With Low Credit Score

Having a low credit score doesn’t mean you’re doomed for life, but it can make some aspects of your life more trying and certainly more expensive. Rates for car loans and insurance, bank loans, and home rental can be challenging at best. You’re going to have to convince your potential landlord of why they should […]

2019-07-19

Why Baby Boomers Make the Best Tenants

Boomers have been changing the face of the rental market with no end in sight for the foreseeable future. Many are already retired, but even more are nearing retirement age. They have become the largest segment of renters in the country. Ignoring or not correctly marketing your properties to this demographic can be a huge […]

2019-03-25

My Landlord Wants to Show My Home Before I Move Out

Why Would I Want Anyone Showing the House I’m Living In? So, your lease is ending and with your target date to move out approaching in less than 30 days, your landlord is telling you they want to show your home to potential new tenants. When you tell them you’re too busy to accommodate any […]

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 […]

2013-08-31

The Most Important Part of Any Move-In: The Inspection Checklist

It’s always good to stay organized, but when you’re doing something as complex as moving into a new home, it’s not just good — it should be mandatory. When you’re moving into a new home, especially a rental, there are a lot of things you need to think about. There’s all of the generalities of […]

2011-11-20

Sharing Your Financial Information with Landlords

Last week we had two interesting interactions with rental applicants. One was very upset that we required them to resend their bank statements after they blacked-out their bank account numbers. The other applicant wanted to know why we asked for proof of their rent payments via cancelled checks and copies of money orders. In both […]

2011-07-20

The Wrong Way to Fill Out a Rental Application

If you can’t fill out a rental application correctly or provide the requested documents, why would someone rent to you? We recently shredded a rental application from a prospect interested in a property, without processing it. Why? Much of it was illegible, parts of it were blank and after waiting 3 days we still hadn’t […]