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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Landscape Maintenance and Rental Properties
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While residents want to rent a nice looking home, they often have no interest, time, or knowledge on how to maintain the property. They may agree to landscape maintenance in the rental contract but it can be difficult for a property manager or owner to enforce. The owner can charge the tenant for maintenance or include landscape maintenan...

Thursday, July 3, 2014

2014 Key West Rental Market Forecast
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If you are thinking about investing in the Key West rental market, this is a great time to do it. There are not a lot of long term rental properties available right now, which is great for owners because there is a large pool of tenants looking for homes. The market needs people who want to rent their properties out for the long term. Th...

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The Real Cost of Property Management in Key West
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Many investment property owners buy a rental home and they think it seems pretty straightforward; all you have to do is get a tenant into that property and then you don’t have to worry about it anymore. Actually, it’s going to cost you more than just a little time and effort. It’s also going to cost you money, and you need to be pre...

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

How to Convert Your Vacation Rental in Key West into a Long Term Rental
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Many investment property owners who rent their homes out as vacation properties are struggling with the pitfalls of collecting and submitting tax. The best way to avoid that tax is to convert your vacation rental into a long term rental. There are many benefits to this, and most property owners find it’s a better way to go for a number ...

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Why Work with Key West Residential Property Management
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You have a lot of choices when you’re choosing a property management company, and we hope you’ll consider Key West Residential Property Management. We like to make it easy for our owners to rent out their properties, and when you work with us you get a lot of local expertise and knowledge. There are lots of reasons to choose us, and t...

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

City of Key West Ordinances Regarding Non-transient Properties
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Today we are discussing how important it is to know the rental property law in Key West. This is an area that a lot of people visit for just a few days, but it’s also a place that people call home. Therefore, we have a strict difference between transient housing and non-transient housing. Non-transient properties must be rented for at l...

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Benefits of Rent Collection from a Company, as Opposed to an Individual
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Today we are discussing rent collection. This is often a difficult thing for individual landlords to do, and in order to illustrate how it can be different when a company collects rent, I’m going to tell you a personal story. We met a property owner who had a four-plex. He lived in one unit and then he had tenants in the other three un...

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Late Rent and Tenant Eviction in Key West
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Our topic today is late rent and evictions. As you know by doing your research and buying your property, Key West is very transient. People come to this area, love it, stay for a little while and then they get homesick and they go back home. When you are screening people, make sure you look for their ability to pay rent. Check their incom...

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Where to Buy Investment Property in Key West
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Today we are sharing some ideas about where you should buy an investment property in Key West. Naturally, you will want to look around and see what kind of options you have and what properties are available. What many people don’t understand about the Key West rental market is that you must buy in residential communities if you want to ...

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

How to Market Your Key West Rental Property
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Today we are talking about how to market your long term rental. There is a big misconception among people that marketing your property on Craigslist is a good idea. People like Craigslist because it’s free to place an ad on that site, but there are so many scams that we see every day on that site. People will take your property details ...

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