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How Landlords Can Make Their Rentals Stand Out

When you invest in a rental property, you may be surprised to find out how much of your job of running that property is marketing it. Vacancies are lost income, and the longer your rentals stay empty, ...
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Marketing Your Rental Property

As a landlord, one of the biggest advantages of working with a residential property management company is that they can assist you in marketing your property. Because every day your rental property in ...
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How to Avoid Drain Issues in Your Home

If you have significant drain issues in your rental home, your property manager will arrange for repairs. However, you can avoid many drain issues with a few simple preventative measures. Be sure to ...
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Move-Out Cleaning Advice for Tenants

When you move out of a rental property, your landlord and the property management company will expect you to clean it thoroughly. If you aren’t sure what kind of cleaning needs to be done, ...
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Tips for Setting the Right Rental Rate for Your Property

When you own rental properties, you can’t make money when they are sitting empty. Keeping your rentals full comes down to setting the right rent. Setting your rental rates involves several ...
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A Look at Our Approach to Tenant Screening and Property Inspections

At TransCity Property Management, Inc. in Mesa, AZ, we help landlords tackle the tasks of marketing properties, vetting tenants, and performing inspections. Not only do our property management ...
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Design Inspiration for Your Rented Home

Your home isn’t just a place where you sleep—it should be a visual reflection of who you are and what you care about. It can be difficult, however, to decide how to translate your personal ...
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Strategies for Finding the Right Renter

When you’re in need of new tenants for your rental property in Mesa, AZ, you may be wondering how you go about finding responsible people that you can depend on. Knowing how to pick the right ...
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What Prospective Landlords Need to Know Before Buying Their First Rental Property

If you are thinking of buying a rental property and renting to tenants, it’s important that you take the time to understand what being a landlord really means. Renting any property is a major ...
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A Closer Look at Rent Payments Under Arizona Law

If you’re a landlord or a prospective tenant who is about to enter into a legally binding agreement, it’s important to fully understand each clause in that agreement, as well as the rights ...
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What Happens If a Security Deposit Doesn't Cover the Repairs?

Landlords generally prefer to stay out of small claims court whenever possible, but filing a civil action is sometimes the only way to recoup financial losses caused by irresponsible tenants who ...
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Encouraging Tenants to Report Problems Promptly

One common problem that landlords encounter is property deterioration or damage caused by delays in reporting by tenants. Some tenants avoid reporting problems because they worry they’ll be ...
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The Basics of Rental Maintenance

Maintenance tasks are an inevitable part of property management. Even if you generally perform basic maintenance on your own home, you may wish to think twice before attempting to maintain your rental ...
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Immediate Steps to Take When a Tenant Moves Out

As the end of a tenant’s lease approaches, you may receive notice of a planned move-out. Tenant turnover can be a major hassle for landlords. Not only will you have to inspect the unit and ...
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Spotlight on Our Marketing and Leasing Services

For landlords, an empty property is lost money. Every day a rental is unoccupied costs the landlord money, and the longer the vacancy persists, the more income the landlord will lose. At TransCity ...
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The Basics of Move-Out Inspections

Move-out inspections are helpful in avoiding landlord-tenant disputes over security deposits and the need for repairs. When you hire a property management company in Mesa, AZ, they can perform ...
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The Importance of Screening Your Tenants

The best way to avoid hassles with tenants, from unpaid rent to property damage, is to screen them carefully. When you hire a property manager, he or she can help with tenant screening and ensure that ...
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Challenges and Solutions for Managing Single Family Home Rentals

Many landlords want to enter the single-family home rental market but are intimidated by the some of the risks and property management challenges that are different from multi-family dwellings. ...
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What to Look for in a Single Family Home Rental

If you’re ready to move beyond multi-unit properties but aren’t interested in purchasing a home, a single-family home rental could be right for you. Single-family home rentals give you the ...
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Listing Tenant-Occupied Properties

One of the trickiest parts of rental property management is trying to sell a property that still has tenants inside. Fortunately, with the help of professional property management in Mesa, AZ, you can ...
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A Property Owner's Guide to Disabled Tenant Rights

Disabled tenants have far-reaching protections under the federal Fair Housing Act and Fair Housing Amendments Act and may also be further protected by state laws. As a landlord, adhering to these ...
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New Paint Can Fill Your Vacancies

If you have empty rental properties, new tenants could be a just a few strokes of a paintbrush away. Painting your property makes it look fresh and ready for prospective renters to call home. ...
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What Is the Fair Housing Act?

Among the many legal requirements landlords have to comply with is the Fair Housing Act. Failing to adhere to your legal requirements as a landlord can leave you vulnerable to costly lawsuits, but ...
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