A Guide to the Eviction Process in South Ogden, Utah

While no landlord ever wants to have to evict a tenant, sometimes it is necessary. In the event that you must evict a tenant, it is important to understand the eviction laws in Utah to avoid any potential legal trouble and to remain professional. In Utah, the eviction process in its entirety typically takes one…

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Utah Security Deposit Laws

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Utah landlords have many legal responsibilities under the statewide landlord-tenant law (Utah Code Tit. 57 Ch. 16). Among these laws are the security deposit rules that every landlord requiring a security deposit from their tenants must abide by. These rules are regulated under Utah Code § 57-17-5. The rules specify things like what deductions you…

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How to Spot and Avoid Professional Tenants

Hi, this is Tanya with Envy Property Management. In the world of rental homes, there is a term housing providers have coined “Professional Tenant” This title will make even the most seasoned of Housing Provider’s shutter. A professional tenant is someone who understands the legal loopholes and technicalities in order to game the system to…

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8 Fundamental Tasks Landlords Must Do

Hi, this is Tanya with Envy Property Management. With the start of the new year, as a landlord, you should also be looking at the tasks that need to be done for your investment properties. You know there are daily, monthly, and periodic tasks that need to be done in order to stay on top…

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5 Fundamental Habits of Savvy Landlords

Becoming a successful landlord doesn’t happen overnight. Even the most efficient housing providers with the most lucrative tenancies have created their success by developing very important habits. Developing strategic methods of getting tasks done can help you organize your time better, streamline business operations, and build a solid reputation. In most cases, developing solid daily…

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How Landlords Should Know Whether to Self Manage or Hire a Professional

For many potential landlords who are unfamiliar with real estate investing, the thought of owning a rental property can be very alluring. After all, all you do is purchase a property, place tenants and collect a monthly check…right? Wrong, what is not often factored into this decision is the actual property management of the investment—or…

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Should Landlords Treat Tenants Like Friends?

Hi, this is Tanya at Envy Property Management. A good housing provider should maintain a middle-ground when it comes to relationships with their tenants. But does this mean you can’t be friends with them? Some may argue that you should never make friends with your tenants, but there are others that insist that there is…

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What Rental Maintenance Issues are True Emergencies?

Hi, this is Tanya with Envy Property Management. When you are a landlord, upkeep and general maintenance, including preventative maintenance are just a small part of the rental property gig. However, tenants will sometimes believe that their maintenance request is the most important and it’s always an emergency. So, a question you might ask as…

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What Home Repairs are Landlords NOT Responsible For?

Discerning the difference between tenant-related damages and normal wear and tear in rental properties can get very confusing. However, there are guidelines available to help make the final decision on whether the tenant should be held responsible or the landlord for damages to the property. So what home repairs are housing providers responsible for? To…

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