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Things To Consider When Looking For A Rental Home

Rental Home Search! When your are searching for a rental home, the first place you should start is to define where you want to live. Next you will decide on housing type and rental rate. Do you want to be closer to a shopping center, school district, or some other...

Top 10 Reasons to Use a Property Manager

Advertising Your Rentals A property manager at any time has many tenants looking to lease properties at a time. This means that a manager can follow fair housing guidelines and find the VERY best tenant for your property. If there are tenants that qualify, the...

Lawn Care Rental Properties!

 Lawn Care Rental Properties Many owners ask the question, “Should I pay for lawn care and landscaping or should the tenant pay?  Should I pay for snow removal?”.  Read below to learn about lawn care rental properties! Snow removal is always an easy answer.  If it is...

Evictions! Part 2

Evictions Grand Rapids Evictions Grand Rapids isn't all that tough!  Once you win at court, the tenant has a certain amount of days to pay.  If the tenant does not pay, then you file again with the court for the writ. Then the court will send you the paperwork back...

Evictions! Part 1

Evicting tenant Grand Rapids can be tough.  You have a relationship with the person- sometimes it can be a personal friendship.  The tenant then doesn’t pay and you feel terrible about evicting your friend. OR you may not know the process of evicting... Evicting...

Rental Property Water Bills

Rental Property Water Bills! Rental property water bills can be a challenge! MOST cities make it so that the water stays with the property, not the tenant. That means if the tenant moves and doesn’t pay their water bill, then you (the owner) must pay it. To counter...

Lowering Maintenance Costs

Lower Maintenance Costs With Rental Property Management Many of our owners ask us what they can do to lower their maintenance costs. Simple Home Management knows how to lower maintenance costs with rental property management.  There are a couple things that we...