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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
4 Signs of an Overworked Landlord
Hi, this is Tanya at Envy Property Management. Whether you’ve recently become a landlord or you’ve been renting out properties for years, there will always be headaches associated with being a landlord. But what you don’t want is to become an overworked, overstressed, and unhappy landlord. That’s why today I want to talk about 4…Read More
Property Management Horror Stories
Being in the property management industry can definitely have its fair share of horror stories. Since starting Envy Property Management in 2015, we certainly haven’t been exempt from our own book of stories that will be told for years to come. Today I want to share with you our top 3 property management horror stories. …Read More
What are the Qualities of the Ideal Tenant?
Hi this is Tanya at Envy Property Management. A savvy landlord will go to great lengths to find a good qualified tenant for their investment property. The most ideal residents are those that have a proven track record of financial responsibility and rule-abiding, respectful behavior. It’s not always easy to find the perfect tenant who…Read More
Lessons Landlords Learned from Covid-19 in 2021
The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic as it relates to housing providers have been severe and widespread. Everything from rent collection to deferring maintenance in an attempt to maintain social distancing have been an enormous undertaking. Housing providers were thrown curveball after curveball since the beginning, requiring them to maneuver the unknown and comply with…Read More