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Choosing the Right Appliances for Your Rental Property

At Shield Property Management, we want to help make your investing experience as easy as possible. When it comes to rental properties, appliances can be a costly and annoying part of the business. This is especially true if you have a high volume of rentals. In some areas, you can get away with not providing appliances in your rentals but if the norm is supplying appliances, we want to make sure that you choose the right ones that will cause you the least amount of headache.

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Finding Quality Tenants Over the Holidays: Advice for Rental Property Owners

The holidays are a favorite time of year for many, but if you’re a landlord, then you know all too well about the stress this time of year can unfortunately bring. The reality is that very few people want to move over the holiday season, so if you’ve got vacancies, you may have a hard time filling them before the new year rolls around. Our team at Shield Property Management has a few tips for you to help attract prospective renters this season.

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What Are My Options If I Inherited Property?

If you’ve recently inherited a property, you may be wondering what your next steps should be. What many people don’t realize is that inheriting a property can be a complex process, and there are some important considerations to keep in mind when deciding what to do with your newly acquired real estate.

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What Are Your Options When a Tenant Fails to Pay?

Even the most rigorous background and credit checks on potential tenants cannot ensure that they will always have the ability to pay agreed upon rents on time. While some renters may not have any intention of paying, many might be having temporary financial issues that will be resolved soon. However, if you’ve got a seriously delinquent and non-communicative tenant occupying your space, here are five proactive steps to resolve the situation.

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How to Attract Renters During the Slow Season

Being a landlord can be a rewarding job – both financially and emotionally. When rentals are in high demand, you may find yourself overwhelmed with applications and happily struggling to choose between two perfect potential tenants. In contrast, the slow season is a drag. Finding any renter can be a challenge, much less one whose credit score is above 600 and who hasn’t trashed their last two pads.

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5 Tips for Finding the Right Property Manager

You’ve shopped for the perfect property, completed the transaction and are now the proud owner of a rental property. Or perhaps you’re in the market to add to an existing cache of rentals. Whatever your situation, now is an excellent time to get into the rental market. According to the Rental Protection Agency’s current Rental Clock, there are more than 111 million renters in America, with 2,600+ new renters entering the market every day.

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