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Money Saving Tips for Property Owners

Even for the experienced property owner managing your asset can become tiresome and costly. Below are a series of quick tips that can help any property owner save $$$.

 

Tenant Selection

Select tenants carefully (and lawfully)!  Use a property management or credit check software to ensure you are only leasing to qualified tenants. In Massachusetts, especially, the laws are very tenant friendly so once a “bad” tenant is in your building it may be very difficult and costly to evict them.

 

 

Timely maintenance and regular inspections

Dealing with tenant requests promptly is key to ensuring your property is in good condition and small problems don’t become larger costly ones.  Regular inspections and routine maintenance are also important, especially if you have a hunch your tenants are lax in reporting maintenance concerns.

 

Smart systems

Many newer properties will feature the latest in smart technology but older properties can be retrofit with these devices to keep utility costs down and run your property at top efficiency.

 

 

Tenant retention

Everyone knows keeping a tenant is less expensive than a new lease so customer service is key!  Have you gotten lost in the phone maze of a large property management company? Not pleasant for current tenants or anyone looking to lease at your property.

 

Hiring a Boutique Property Management company.

As a property owner, you want to ensure your asset is being run at peak performance but also at a reasonable rate.  Utilizing a boutique, local property management firm like GB property Management can decrease your management fees but also increase response time and tenant retention by building strong foundations with residents.

Contributor Bio

GB Property Management is a full-service property management company with over 17 years of experience in the property management field.  Their diverse portfolio includes condos, multi and single family homes, apartment buildings and commercial properties. GB Property Management has developed a client base by caring for both landlord and resident and treating them with integrity & respect. Their number one goal is to protect the owner's real estate investment while maximizing its potential. 

GB Property Management is owned and managed by Declan O'Toole. Declan specializes in the management of investor-owned multi-family residential properties and luxury condo complexes in the Boston area. He has been able to successfully grow his property portfolio without compromising service levels by focusing on:

Reducing outgoings
Repairing dilapidations
Evaluating property
Tenant engagement
Managing investment properties
Apartment management
Resident retention
Resident relations
Setting priorities
Rent collection
Evictions
Ensuring legal compliance
Providing accurate financial reporting

GB Property Management offers a LOW FEE guarantee and responds to 99% of tenant issues within 30 minutes. Their management services are designed so that your role as the owner is only to sit back and relax.

GB Property Management Group >>

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