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.


3 Tell-Tale Signs Your Rental Has Electrical Problems (And What to Do)

“With great power comes great responsibility.” An electrical problem can put both landlords and tenants at risk. So, if you’re a rental investor, you need to ensure that you have a safe rental property to avoid any potential accidents or legal issues. Unfortunately, many landlords fail to recognize the signs until it’s too late. To […]


How to Minimize Closing Costs when Purchasing Real Estate

Closing costs. The very phrase seems to cast a shadow over your dream investment, conjuring visions of draining your hard-earned money. So, of course, you want to know if there’s any way you can keep the closing cost as low as possible, especially when it usually comes in at up to 5% of the total […]


Moved to Detroit? 7 Best Nightlife Spots for Shows in Detroit

  If you’re new to Detroit, there is plenty to do when it comes to nightlife. Whether you’re fond of going out to shows or clubs, you can find dozens of places to hit up in Detroit on a weekend night. From the MGM luxury casino to long-time local favorites, there’s something for everyone. Liven […]


Tenant Payment Performance Update through March 2022

This is our 24th month providing our clients with this data! To keep the graph reasonable, we’ve decided to limit it to the last 24 months of data. We’re still not aware of any other local management company sending their clients these types of updates. Please let us know if you hear of another company […]


No Car? No Problem. These are Detroit’s Most Walkable Places to Live

  Sure, it sounds odd—“walkable” and “Detroit.” After all, it is Motor City, where driving is the most convenient way to get around. But Detroit is changing with the times as more areas become more bikeable and walkable places. In fact, in 2016, Michigan Radio reported that the Metro Detroit area was third on a […]


COVID-19 Tenant Payment Performance Update through December 2021

      Our last writeup for 2021!  We truly hope you appreciate our extra efforts to keep you informed about the COVID & Eviction Moratorium impacts on tenant rent payment performance. There are a lot of issues outside of our control, but we want to communicate to keep you informed. Please send us any […]


A Smart Property Owner’s Guide to Maintenance

Like a health physical, home maintenance is important for your rental’s upkeep and well-being. Property maintenance is just as crucial as property management, and it should be held to the same high standards to attract quality tenants. Your potential applicants research properties online or at least do a drive-by to see if they would enjoy […]


How to Manage Online Reviews

Every business gets negative reviews. Yours will too. How they effect your buyer’s decisions is entirely based on how you respond to it. We’re all aware of the importance of online reviews in today’s business. Thanks to the internet, it’s easier to share an opinion now, or to make decisions based on perceived satisfaction. In […]


Can a Landlord Check Bank Balances on a Rental Application?

Landlords want to rent to stable, reliable tenants – not someone who keeps his cash under the mattress. Often, tenants are asked to prove their creditworthiness during their rental application. Landlords need to check a renter’s employment and eviction history as well as some personal background. After obtaining this information, the Landlord now can make […]

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