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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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…

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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. …

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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…

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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…

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How to Deal With Early Lease Terminations

Hi this is Tanya with Envy Property Management. One thing housing providers never want to deal with is early lease terminations, but the truth is, life circumstances change and it is inevitable that somewhere down the road you’ll have to face an early lease termination. The more important thing is to educate yourself on why…

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How to Earn Passive Income From Rental Property Investments

Hi this is Tanya with Envy Property Management. Being the owner of real estate can be a profitable source of passive income. But the real question you have to ask is, “How can I earn passive income from rental properties.” It’s not always easy to get started, especially in this extremely competitive real estate market.…

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5 Smart Things Savvy Rental Property Investors Always Do.

Hi, this is Tanya at Envy Property Management, the ultimate end goal for any rental property investor will always be to turn a profit. Well, if the stars align and everything goes according to plan, this can be accomplished by simply buying a rental property, putting it on the market for rent, finding a good…

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